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New Apex Code Developers guide - doesn't work (aka sucks)

Ok, so they've rewroked the interface for their developer guides (  - now when I just want to search for something, I'm confined to this tiny little search result box... And on top of that: the search doesn't even work!

I type in "sObject class" and it's nowhere to be found... In the previous version it would be among the top hits, and I could easily click on it. 

Is there a way to get the old one back? 
Andy BoettcherAndy Boettcher
Unfortunately you seem to be correct - I'll see if I can raise some awareness of this issue to those who can do something about it.  =)

Keep the faith!
Thanks Andy.
I'm getting real tired of their sh*t... They force us to use the crappy Developer console that chews up api calls, they replace our forums with this twitter clone crap, and now they ruin the documentation...

Whoever is in charge of product development at salesforce has no idea how developers work. They seem to be more interested in necessitating their own existince by fabricating new "feature replacements" out of nowhere... I seem to remember there were never any Ides posted about wanting to change ANY of this stuff!

This is my liveliehood, salesforce. Get your priorities straight.
Andy BoettcherAndy Boettcher


I did fire off an email - if I hear anything back I'll update this thread.  =)

As for the developer console - have you ever tried Sublime and the MavensMate plugin? - hands-down best IDE for Salesforce IMHO.  Once I went over, I only come back to Developer Console for quick access to logs and SOQL Queries.

Wow, Andy - I've never heard of MavensMate, but it looks awesome. I worry that it will chew up just as many api calls though, since it is a third party app. Still though - worth a shot! Thanks.
Andy BoettcherAndy Boettcher
You're going to KICK yourself for not knowing about it - has Git support and all of that jazz.  Templating, better color scheme, and while it does eat up API calls, at least it doesn't do it unless you save or do something to it.

Their Unit Test interface is IMHO second to none - you can see everything in ONE VIEW and understand where you need to focus.

Plus - playing flash arcade games during deployments is always fun.  =)

I heard back on the docs question - go here and read up on the comments for how people are using it - plus leave your own feedback there as well.
Thanks for all this, Andy.
Andy BoettcherAndy Boettcher
My pleasure!  If you're a Twitter guy, I'm @andyboettcher - feel free to reach out whenever!