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Community Profile Highlight
Luke Cushanick
Luke Cushanick (aka Always Thinkin) is a veteran administrator/developer focused on educational technology companies. Having learned everything he needed to develop S-Controls, Apex and Visualforce from the Discussion Boards and the wider community, he is paying it forward by running the official NYC Developer Users Group (and the decidedly unofficial Salesforce Brooklyn Boozers Group). As director of four hyperactive orgs at, he develops best practices for standardizing, securing and testing multiple orgs in a rapidly growing company and is eagerly looking forward to learning more at Dreamforce '11 - and returning in '12 to share his own expertise.
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May 2011 Issue
Calendar of Events  
Webinars Sneak Peek
Developer Meetups
Mobile Cloud User Group
Chicago Developer Meetup
Philly Developer User Group Meeting
Success Stories
Inspiring stories about applications
built on
developed and deployed an alarm inspection application in less than 4 weeks, including mobile iPhone access.
customized their application suite with custom data imports, portals and integration for rapid delivery.
App of the Month
improveit! 360
Developed for the home improvement industry, improveit! 360 is a total business management application designed to accelerate growth, reduce costs, enhance operational efficiencies and give remodelers complete operational visibility.
Job Highlights
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How to Build for Mobile Devices
How do you extend the reach of your applications and build for mobile devices? You could use the out-of-the-box Salesforce Mobile, or you could roll your own awesome native apps on iOS, BlackBerry, Android, Windows and other devices by using standard REST and OAuth functionality.
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