Monthly Archives: July 2009

Salesforce.com Partner SOAP API JAX-WS Tutorial Part 4

This is Part 4 in a series. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 to catch up. Update: I’ve released an open source library that presents a better interface to the Partner API (as well as other Salesforce APIs). Writing new and changed objects to Salesforce.com There are three different API calls for writing […]

Salesforce.com Partner SOAP API JAX-WS Tutorial Part 3

This is Part 3 in a series. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 4 to get up to speed. Update: I’ve released an open source library that presents a better interface to the Partner API (as well as other Salesforce APIs). Making a query() There are several API calls you can use to get […]

Deferral and Recovery as an alternative Error Strategy

Error MessageBoxes and Exits from the application code is not the only way to handle errors in applications. If there is a chance that the error conditions can clear up such as network temporary outages, then Deferral and Recovery may be another way to go. Here I will describe a Deferral and Recovery method used […]

Indonesian Architectural Appreciation of Genius.com

I take a lot of pictures, a number of them at our office. A few months ago, I took a shot of our reception area to test a new lens and thought nothing of it. While checking the referrers who linked to my Flickr pictures recently, I noticed a number of hits from an Indonesian-language […]

Automating Browser Testing the Easy Way

Automating the running of unit and functional browser tests on a remote machine and capturing and reporting results in a continuous integration system.

Salesforce.com Partner SOAP API JAX-WS Tutorial Part 2

This is Part 2 in a series. See Part 1, Part 3, and Part 4 to get up to speed. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll know how to instantiate some of the classes you created in Part 1 and how to log in to Salesforce.com with the Partner API. Update: I’ve released an […]