CreatorCon 2020 Virtual Hackathon HAHAHUGOSHORTCODE-0xc000f61400-1-HBHB Annoucing the CreatorCon 2020 Virtual Hackathon Join the CreatorCon Hackathon virtually. Teams of all types will go head-to-head in a weekend-long quest for fun, prizes, and glory. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills and build apps that solve real business problems. Submitted applications should address a problem space in one of the following categories: healthcare, telecom, manufacturing, banking, and social good.
Do no Harm I am going to share some fun things I have used to entertain co-workers. These are meant to be fun and should be used in that spirit. Which type of easter egg The first step is to decide what sort of exciting thing you will add to the system. Things like the Konami Code in Service Portal is a great easter egg you can have any time.
In mid-March 2020, ServiceNow announced four new Emergency Response Management Apps to help organizations manage the crisis around the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a developer’s perspective on what you should know about the apps. First, a quick overview of the apps in case you missed the announcement. Emergency Response Operations - Optimize staff and resources to support emergency response for public agencies and other organizations. Emergency Outreach - Distribute information and confirm employee safety and location through email or a mobile app.
Working Remotely Tips and Tricks About As companies start to encourage (or mandate) their employees to work from home/remote (WFH) temporarily due to COVID-19 many of these employees will include ServiceNow developers. We’ve worked remotely for more than 13 years combined, from multiple houses, countries, planes, trains, and automobiles. Having experienced the WFH differences between 7 different companies, we wanted to give some tips from our experiences. Before you leave the office Make sure that you are set up to access your instance outside of your offices.
If you are trying to build your first component on a personal developer instance(PDI), you will run into some issues. ServiceNow is aware of the problems, and we will have them fixed up for you. In the meantime, here are the workarounds. Component Building for PDIs The company code for PDIs are numbered, and web components can’t start with numbers. The now-cli automatically inserts your scope name into the component name, thus causing the issue.
It has been a pleasure writing blogs on the platform features we believe developers want to know about and their changes during the Early Access period of the Orlando Release. I hope you have found them to be useful and relevant to you as a developer. The Developer Blog will continue to seek out topics for technical deep dives as we exit the release season. One more thing! Wait, we can’t go just yet, you say?
The teaser is no longer needed. The new site is here! The site has been rebuilt to be streamlined and personalized so you can get the information you are seeking faster, and take the actions you need quicker. In addition to all the existing content, the site has introduced content for developers and designers to leverage the new Now Experience UI Framework and Design System. Most of the site is now built from the ground up with the tools provided in the UI Framework.
Orlando IntegrationHub Changes The Orlando release has been in Early Availability for weeks and GA is right around the corner. I previously covered the Flow Designer changes in Orlando and in this post I will do the same for IntegrationHub. Dynamic Outputs New York introduced Dynamic Inputs and now with Orlando we have Dynamic Outputs. These allow developers to define the data structure of a complex object programmatically and then use that as the output of an action.
Brad Joins the Developer Program Team About Me My name is Brad Tilton, and I am the newest Developer Advocate with ServiceNow’s Developer Program! I have been developing on the Now Platform since 2008 as a customer admin/developer, partner developer, architect, and trainer, and also as a ServiceNow employee. As an employee, I’ve held roles advising our Technology Partners on building store applications and enabling customers with best practice guides and other material.
Changes are coming to the Developer Site - Don’t Panic! Hello, fellow ServiceNow Developers! Grab your towels and get ready! In a few weeks, you will notice a completely new user experience on the Developer Site. After five years, we figured it was time for an update. We have made considerable changes to the site while maintaining our core values: the site is useful and is easy to use. Once the redesign of the site is launched, we will have a follow-up blog post that walks you through the changes in detail so you can instantly take advantage of the site.