December 2011 Developer Force Newsletter DEVELOPER NEWS
Spring's Almost Here ... Spring '12 Release Preview
Time is flying and the next release of the platform, Spring'12 Release Preview, is just around the corner. Get started by attending our free webinar on
January 10th and learn about new Schema Builder features, additional Visualforce Components, the updated Developer Console, and new flexibility with Authentication Updates.
Nominate outstanding contributors to the MVP program
Nominations are now open for our next round of MVPs! Do you know someone with exceptionally deep technical knowledge of the
Nominate outstanding contributors to the MVP program
platform who is not afraid to share? MVPs are outstanding contributors and leaders, leveraging our latest technology, and shaping the community.
Code & Best Practices
Remember to submit your recipe in our Holiday Cookbook Contest by Dec 31st!
Tweets from Followers
@timoreilly: Blue Converter converts VA bluebutton data into other formats. Nice #inday
@kylegport: Awesome, I just scored the last 1:1 code consultation at #cloudforce Thx @forcedotcom
@pritch5280: Prototyping with the new #forcedotcom Mobile SDK. HTML5 + Visualforce + Adobe #PhoneGap = wonderfully data driven mobile apps #in
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Community Profile Highlight
Unbelievably, after checking through the archives, we discovered Wes Nolte has never been a community highlight. But perhaps it isn't needed: after all, you probably already know about Wes's many accomplishments, which includes technical talks at conferences such as Dreamforce, participation in the community, winning accolades in developer challenges, as well as the social presence he maintains on his blog and twitter. Last, but certainly not least, he is the co-author of The Salesforce Handbook.
December 2011 Issue
Calendar of Events  
Live Webinar: New Features
    in Spring '12 Release
Success Stories
Inspiring stories about applications
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App of the Month
Sales Contest Builder by ePrize lets you create a sales contest for your organization in 6 easy steps.
Job Skills
Looking for full-time employment? The Jobs Board for developers is chock full of options, from short term consultations, to full-time positions. For example, check out this listing from a London ISV hiring a developers for FinServ product development.
Jobs board
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