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The DevZone at Dreamforce '11 Experience
The DevZone at Dreamforce '11 is all about delivering a valuable and fun learning, networking and technical experience.
Take, for example, the outstanding Force.com,
Dreamforce '11
Heroku and Database.com tracks and technical sessions, or the exciting hands-on developer labs. The DevZone will also host the Dreamforce Hackathon - bring your laptop & creativity and show off your app development skills!
All of these activities are centered around the Developer Zone — the gathering place for all serious developers. We'll all be there — and we can't wait to meet you!
Code & Best Practices
Code Share is a directory of open source Force.com
code projects. Here's the latest:
Tweets from Followers
@PDH07
@PDH07: Admin > setup > create. What a feeling of anticipation, peeling wrapper off new @forcedotcom dev org. Helping friend throw away spreadsheet.
@abhinavguptas
@abhinavguptas: To unlock Force.com HOT STREAMING API, tweet ur COOL idea aboutt using API with hash #iloveforcestreamingapi, I'll DM coolest ones the code
@MyForceDotCom
@MyForceDotCom: @Metallica_Axe @Dreamforce One more just hit me. "Nothing Else Chatters", Possibly a good encore number?
Hot Discussions
Visit the Force.com discussion boards for more information,
tips, and solutions on a variety of topics.
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Community Profile Highlight
Joel Dietz
Joel Dietz wrote the first independent Chatter app, co-founded the Philadelphia Force.com Developer User Group, contributed to the Non-Profit Starter Pack, built the jQuery for Salesforce library, is a core contributor to Apex Lang, wrote a dynamic form generation library for Force.com Sites, and is actively working on a top secret theme engine. He is also a Force.com MVP and has won numerous awards from salesforce.com, Cloudspokes, Google, and Mashable for work in Apex, Ruby, Java, and JavaScript/jQuery. He shares his love for new technologies in the cloud at Fractastical.com and on Twitter @fractastical.

Joel also runs his own consultancy, Titania, Inc.
July-August 2011 Issue
Calendar of Events  
Developer Events
Force.com Developer Day
Developers at Dreamforce '11
Cloudforce London '11
Success Stories
Inspiring stories about applications
built on Force.com.
chose Force.com for its low cost, cloud computing architecture, and the ability to rapidly build and deploy custom mobile apps.
developed a custom prescription application using Force.com to let dentists easily order dental veneers.
App of the Month
eCommazon
eCommazon seamlessly integrates your Customers, Orders and Products with Amazon Webstore 2.0 and Amazon.com Marketplace.
Job Skills
Thinking about how to stay competitive in the 21st century? Get an individual skills assessment at Dreamforce '11, sponsored by Hire On-Demand. You'll receive feedback on how you
Jobs board
can enhance your skill sets and keep your cloud skills ahead of the curve. To book, register for Dreamforce, and then navigate to the Developer Zone tab in the Dreamforce Portal.
Hot Last Month
A Summer of APIs in Developer Preview
This summer you can choose from a feast of APIs in Developer Preview: The Apex REST API lets you surface Apex methods as REST-based web services; the Chatter REST API provides a nice, clean, REST API for Chatter; and the Streaming API delivers HTTP push technology.
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