Hacktoberfest and ServiceNow

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October is right around the corner and you know what that means! It’s Hacktoberfest! Every year we encourage ServiceNow Developers to participate in DigitalOcean’s Hacktoberfest event by contributing to a ServiceNow open-sourced project or repository. You get some cool swag too! HAHAHUGOSHORTCODE-0xc001b7ea00-1-HBHB Last year, we were blown away by the participation 452 Pull requests were made by 90 contributors! We are excited to see what you all come up with this year!

Chuck Tomasi

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As more organizations adopt low-code strategies and enable their citizen developers, governance and insight to the apps is critical. Today’s guest shares her thoughts on one of our capabilities to help with that. Topics 00:00 Welcome and introduction 04:35 What is AEMC? 07:11 Pipelines 09:19 Configuring pipelines 10:39 Installation and licensing 11:42 Controller instance 12:48 Cloning considerations 13:44 Roadmap 15:04 Words of advice 15:38 Contact info 16:20 Outro Links LinkedIn Subscribe to Break Point Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Amazon Music Stitcher TuneIn RSS Check out the other ServiceNow podcasts.

PDI Updates

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Hi everyone, Due to a surge in demand for PDIs, we’ve enacted a PDI waitlist on the Developer Site. Our engineering teams are working to increase capacity (current speeds are adding hundreds of PDIs per day) across our PDI infrastructure. Once the waitlist has been cleared, we plan to have more PDIs available for all other users. If you’re currently on the waitlist, please expect it to be a few days before you can get access to a new PDI.

Lauren McManamon

6 minute read

Since its debut in the Quebec release, ServiceNow’s App Engine Studio has grown significantly in scope and magnitude. Not only has it taken legacy capabilities and refined them, like the Table and Catalog Builders, but has continuously added new players to the game, like Templates and usage of the Instance Pipeline for deployment. As “AES” nears its 4th release, we wanted to highlight the updates and new features you can anticipate in the Tokyo version of ServiceNow!

Stephanie Morillo

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Starting the weekend of September 9th, Developer Site users may have noticed one of two issues affecting their ability to use or request personal developer instances (PDIs): (1) the Developer Site was showing no PDIs were available and (2) some PDIs were erroneously showing as offline. Both of these issues have been escalated to engineering and are being investigated. Read on to understand what is happening and what you can do next.

Chuck Tomasi

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Tokyo marks the fourth release for our App Engine Studio. What could we possibly add next? In this episode, I talk with Matthew Ripley about some of the new features in this release. Topics 00:00 Welcome/introduction 05:02 AES Overview 07:52 Flow Designer integration to table builder 11:15 Formula builder 14:01 Template sharing 15:37 Notifications 17:19 AES Roadmap 23:57 Advice 24:23 Contact info 24:55 Outro Links LinkedIn Subscribe to Break Point Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Amazon Music Stitcher TuneIn RSS Check out the other ServiceNow podcasts.

Earl Duque

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Check out what the Developer MVPs have been up to this month! Here are some of their latest blogs, podcasts and videos. The Developer MVPs are a collection of ServiceNow developers who are passionate about ServiceNow and inspire other developers by sharing their extensive knowledge openly and inclusively. Catch up on some of their awesome contributions from last month: August Highlights Am I using Service Portal Agent Chat configuration or a Virtual Agent Service Portal widget?

Earl Duque

6 minute read

Story time As some of you know, I was not always in tech. For the first five years of my career after school, I was working in student affairs and student housing at a university. Right before I joined my first tech-related job, my first dive into automation was when I worked as a contract manager. Yep, that’s right, my plunge into tech started with the automation of my day-to-day Excel spreadsheets.

Stephanie Morillo

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If you’re an existing Personal Developer Instance (PDI) user, you probably noticed we recently shipped a new change to disable sending and receiving emails on PDIs. Read on to learn more about what this means for you. Why are we making this change? PDIs are being used to send high levels of email spam. While we actively monitor all PDIs for suspicious activity and shut down PDIs that violate our policies, we’ve found that accidental spam activity is a growing problem.

Chuck Tomasi

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One of the biggest announcements for developers in our Tokyo release is the update to our ECMAScript engine. Today’s guest gives some inside information behind this update. Topics 00:00 Welcome and introduction 05:57 Overview of ECMAScript 2021 09:04 Is this THE ECMAScript 2021? 11:02 Suggesting enhancements 12:35 The global scope 15:42 Where it’s enabled 16:42 The roadmap 21:34 Contact information 22:16 Outro Links LinkedIn JavaScript engine feature support Subscribe to Break Point Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Amazon Music Stitcher TuneIn RSS Check out the other ServiceNow podcasts.