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Put away your summer gear and get ready for the next release of the Force.com platform, Winterí13 Release Preview. It all starts with our free webinar on
September 12, where you can learn about the new Developer Console enhancements, Visualforce charting, Apex Code interfaces to support testing, and the new Canvas Framework.
Congratulations to the winners of the Mobile Dev Challenge
With the Mobile Developer Challenge we saw a lot of innovation and creativity from the community. Congratulations to all the winners, and especially to the first place team of
Michael Critz & Prashanth Kambalapally on their SimpleScan event invite App! Donít forget to play with the code that came with each contest submission.
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Community Profile Highlight
Congratulations to Michael Critz and Prashanth Kambalapally on their Grand Prize win in our Mobile Developer Challenge for their entry, SimpleScan. Michael is a UI/UX designer of mobile web apps and accomplished illustrator. Prashanth is a certified Salesforce Developer and Consultant. These two made good use of their skills and worked cooperatively to take top honors and come away with the $10k prize. Great job, guys!
August 2012 Issue
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User Group:
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Job Mixer: San Mateo, CA
User Group:
     Chennai Meeting
Webinar: Winter '13
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User Group:
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User Group:
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