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The Development of a Development Tool - MavensMate by Joe Ferraro

About this event

When it comes to writing code on the platform, you really had one option: Eclipse. (Or the Eclipse-based IDE.)

Joe Ferraro was someone who wanted more options when creating applications, so instead of complaining about it, he took the initiative to actually do something about it. From that, Mavensmate was born.

Built as an add-on to the TextMate applicaiton for the Mac, MavensMate is a TextMate bundle that aims to replicate the functionality of the Eclipse-based IDE.

* Create & Edit projects with specific package metadata
* SVN & Git support
* Create & compile Apex Classes, Apex Trigger, Visualforce Pages, and Visualforce Components
* Compile and retrieve other metadata
* Run Apex test methods and visualize test successes/failures & coverage
* Setup deployment connections & deploy metadata to orgs
* Create "changesets" for easy deployment (alpha)
* Supports code completion for SObject fields & Apex primitive methods (alpha)

(A majority of the text above was taken straight from the description on the MavensMate repository on GitHub:

Joe Ferraro is a MVP, as well as the CTO at Mavens Consulting, a consulting organization that focuses on the Life Sciences industry.


Wednesday, Apr 18
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CDT)


DePaul Center - 11th floor North Cafeteria
1 E. Jackon Blvd. Chicago60604

Group Leaders

  • Velu Palani

    Velu Palani

    Health Care Services Corporation (Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, MT, NM, OK and TX)

    Community Group Leaders

  • Shanthi Palani

    Shanthi Palani

    Community Group Leader

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