1. NFC and the Salesforce Mobile SDKCory Cowgill, West Monroe Partners, Senior Consultant@corycowgill
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3. Cory CowgillSenior ConsultantWest Monroe Partners@corycowgill
4. Agenda NFC Showcase NFC Overview Mobile Hybrid Application Architecture Use Case Overview and Demo vCard Cloud Loader Source Code Deep Dive Q&A
5. NFC Showcase #1 Mobile Payments
6. NFC Showcase #2 Hotel Key
7. NFC Showcase #3 Content Sharing
8. NFC Overview NFC stands for Near Field Communication. Allows both active (smartphones) and passive (NFC tag) devices to transmit data wirelessly. Requires devices to be centimeters apart. Based on existing RFID technology. NDEF NFC Data Exchange Format
9. What can you build with NFC? Transaction based applications: Google Wallet iOS Passport (?) Rewards Programs Data Sharing Applications Contacts Photos & Videos URLs Task Launchers WiFi Setups Custom Application Triggers
10. NFC and Device Support Operating Systems Currently Available: Google Android Blackberry Rumored or Soon to be Released: iOS 6.0 Windows Phone Smartphones & Tablets Samsung Galaxy Phones Google Nexus 7 Tablet
12. Android NFC Tag Dispatch System PhoneGap & Plugins PhoneGap NFC Plugin abstracts NFC Tag Dispatch System Ensures that across devices the different NFC systems implementations will work with your mobile application.
13. Use Case Overview & Demo NFC vCard Cloud Loader A mobile application that uploads a NFC tagged business card into Salesforce.com. Application is portable to different mobile operating systems. YouTube Video Demonstration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXq409WsI1E&feature=plcp DeveloperForce Article http://wiki.developerforce.com/page/Developing_Mobile_Applications_That_Support_N ear_Field_Communication_(NFC)
14. Source Code Deep Dive Eclipse IDE Sourcecode on Github https://github.com/corycowgill/NFC_vCard_Loader Code Deep Dive Guideposts 1. Install & Configured the NFC Plugin 2. Register for NFC Events 3. Handle the NFC Read Event 4. Process & Parse the NFC Tag Data 5. Upload to Force.com
16. Source Code Part 2 Registering NFC Listeners
17. Source Code Part 3 Handle NFC Payload NFC Read Event nfcEvent object will include the tag object Tag object will have the encoded data for reading and writing
19. Source Code Part 5 Upsert Data into Force.com Upsert the Contact into Force.com Use the Force.com Mobile Toolkit Pass the Contact record we created from parsing the tag data Display the results on the screen to the end user