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Development with the Force.com Platform: Building Business Applications in the Cloud, Third Edition by Jason Ouellette

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Salesforce Applications

Although it is possible to use Salesforce’s standard Web user interface from a browser-equipped mobile device, it has significant drawbacks. The desktop-centric user interface is cumbersome on a smaller screen, requiring lots of zooming and panning to find and click anything. The performance is sluggish due to the large amount of information, media, and code on each page. And if network connectivity is lost, it can also mean the loss of functionality and work in progress.

To improve the experience for mobile users, Salesforce offers three applications specifically designed for mobile phones and tablets:

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