London Salesforce DUG, July 2018: AR, AI, and IoT!

london-dg-thumbnail-julyIt’s been a busy summer, and one we hope all our regular readers have thoroughly enjoyed. And, after a short break, we’re back with our regular round ups of the latest activity from the London Salesforce developer user group.

We are still coming together each month for opportunities to keep networking, sharing experience and development practices, discussing new features, and giving each other feedback on developments with Salesforce technologies.

I couldn’t actually make it to the July event, so I’m super chuffed that these are recorded and put onto the London Salesforce DUG YouTube channel, thanks MobileCaddy!

July’s Salesforce event took place on Wednesday the 18th at the BrightGen offices in Liverpool Street. So let’s take a look at the two very exciting, very innovative sessions from the speakers:

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Traditional deployments of updates to mobile applications are hard, and harder still in the enterprise world. Mass, uncontrolled updates to users are risky at best. Partitioned Versioning, with MobileCaddy, enables a low impact, highly iterative, approach to application update deployments which minimises the risks.

Mobile applications need to be updated for many reasons. It’s common for an initial release of a new app to contain bugs that weren’t caught in sandbox and developer environments, for example, or for a misunderstanding of workflow to pass through the UAT stage unnoticed.

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