Why to use Bower for your web developement

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What is Bower
It is client side package Manager and Great tool to manage all you web dependencies like JavaScript libraries and other assets.

Bower
Bower

What can be done from Bower
Web sites are made of lots of things — frameworks, libraries, assets, utilities, and rainbows. Bower manages all these things for you.

# registered package
$ bower install jquery

# GitHub shorthand – download repository SOQLBuilder from user Jitendra on Git
$ bower install JitendraZaa/SOQLBuilder

# Git endpoint
$ bower install git://github.com/user/package.git

# URL
$ bower install http://somewebsiteURL.com/script.js

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Dreamforce 2014 Session – create web based IDE for Salesforce

In Dreamforce 2014, I got chance to present demo of creating online IDE for Salesforce using Tooling API. I used Node.js as a language to communicate with Salesforce API on Heroku Platform.

Demo

  1. Simple Editor

Complete source code (Github)

  1. Simple Editor
  2. Editor with Ace framework

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Below is the presentation slide I used

Why should I use JSON over XML ?

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Why should I use JSON over XML ? Why JSON is given so importance these days ?

Many questions like these are asked many times by new developers. So, I decided to write this article. However last year I presented same topic and uploaded in SlideShare.

Before Winter12 release, for JSON related stuff we had to depend on external Libraries. However in Winter12, salesforce has added support for JSON natively on force.com plateform.  Also, on every release Salesforce is making required changes in JSON library to make it more stable and more usable. I have shared many topics on JSON in past, on which you can have a look. Continue reading “Why should I use JSON over XML ?”