Archive for September, 2007

A Little Design Love Goes a Long Way for Rich Web Applications

With rich web technology on the rise, it’s easy to get hung up in technology and forget the design. The increasing options to add application functionality (ajax, web services, etc.) make it easy to forget that no amount of functionality can make up for an ugly UI. I contend that as rich web apps become increasingly more sophisticated, those that go the extra distance to provide better visual appeal and ease-of-use will beat out the apps that just have extra functionality. Read the rest of this entry »

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Extending with the Apex API

A few weeks ago a customer, Jake, contacted us about extending their CRM by adding additional interactivity. I’ve been working on reference applications so I jumped on the chance to help him. This is a super simple application, but it does show how you can quickly build new functionality on web service APIs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bungee Boys at Dreamforce Developer Conference

Alex Barnett, Brad Hintze, Lyle Ball and Ted Haeger will be at’s DreamForce conference next week. We’ll be spending a lot of time in the developer lounge, attending developer sessions, and eating sushi at Blowfish.

Leave us a comment if you’d like to hook up with us while we’re there.

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How To: Forms, Design and Layout

During our beta stage, and while we finish rounding off the corners of Bungee Connect, there are a number of features I want to start shedding more light upon. This is the first in a series blog posts I’ll be publishing that I hope our beta developers will find useful.

This particular post will be a quick hit at Form development in the builder. Bungee Connect is all about rich UI, so this is a natural place to start. Read the rest of this entry »

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Next Jump Call: 11 Sep 07

Due to the U.S. Holiday on Monday, we have moved the September “Jump Call” to the 11th, at 2:00 MDT.

The Jump Call provides web developers in the Bungee Connect Early Access Beta with an opportunity to talk directly with the Bungee team, and ask questions about Bungee Connect.

Agenda for the Sep 11 Jump Call:

  1. What’s in latest system update to Bungee Connect
  2. A short Update and How to on Bungee Connect Documentation
  3. Open Q&A

Please pre-register for the event, see the forums post in the Bungee Connect Developer Network.

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