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1 Billion Lines of Apex and Counting
The Force.com platform just passed a huge milestone—the billionth line of Apex code is now in production! Developers like yourself are responsible for this awesome momentum—not only writing code, but also
Apex Code: 1,000,000 lines...
writing over 8 million tests—contributing to a better platform & better products. Thank you!
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Connect with us and your fellow community members on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter! One lucky person who likes our Facebook page by April 1st will receive an iPod Touch*.
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Code & Best Practices
Code Share is a directory of open source Force.com
code projects. Here's the latest:
Tweets from Followers
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apexsutherland: Just got so much WIN with apex-lang, made burning the midnight oil a whole lot easier - @richardvanhook you are the man! #forcedotcom
DarthGarry
DarthGarry: Was nodding off when someone a few seats back said "force.com". #cloudforce #wideawakenow
plmcgrn
plmcgrn: #forcedotcom who's in the 1Mil+ lines of code in production club? #yeahwegotcode
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tips, and solutions on a variety of topics.
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Community Profile Highlight
force.com MVP
The Force.com MVP program has just launched! This program recognizes and empowers outstanding leaders and contributors in the Force.com community. The first nine MVPs are: Abhinav Gupta, Jason Ouellette, Jeff Douglas, Joel Dietz, Mike Leach, Muhammad Imran Ahmed, Richard Vanhook, Tim Inman and Wes Nolte. Congratulations !
Visit the Force.com MVP page and nominate the next set of MVPs.
March 2011 Issue
Calendar of Events  
Cloudforce 2011
Paris, France
Webinars
Apex Code Testing and Coverage Best Practices
Building Cloud Apps using an Agile Methodology & Tools
Developer Meetups
Washington DC
Minneapolis
Success Stories
Inspiring stories about applications
built on Force.com.
Using Force.com was 6x faster than using a traditional platform, and the app was completed in just 1 week
Saved almost three years in development
App of the Month
Fusion Framework
Fusion Framework provides enterprises with full spectrum contingency planning solutions, including
Fusion Framework
Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Response, Crisis Management, Employee Health & Safety, and more.
Job Highlights
Looking for full-time employment? The Jobs Board for developers is chock full of options! In addition to the calls for gigs and consultants, there are many positions available for Force.com developers at some really hot
Jobs board
companies. For example, check out this listing from Facebook for Force.com developers!
Hot Last Month
Having your apps and data in the cloud means that you can integrate them with pretty much any connected device or platform, whether it's the latest tablet, a legacy enterprise system, or even an app on Facebook. If you want to create such an integration, check out the new Force.com toolkits for iOS, Android, Ruby, Azure, Facebook and PHP!
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