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David CollierDavid Collier 

Force.com OEM/Embedded Developer with Custom UI and Document Merge Experience

We're looking for a freelance oem/embedded force.com developers who have experience with:

1. Taking a completely custom UI (basically an html set of mockup pages) and converting them to functional Visualforce pages, and

2. Providing a solution to merge data into a variety of documents (word, .pdf, etc)

We'd also like to hear about your general salesforce quallifications (i.e. what other similar projects you have worked on, your certifications from salesforce, and any other information that you feel is useful) and please quote your hourly rate.  We anticipate that this project will take in excess of 100 hours.

We're looking for a developer based in the US.  If you have the necessary qualifications and are interested, please email me at: 334886@forward.cat
buyan thyagarajanbuyan thyagarajan
Hi David,
I tried responding to this email 334886@forward.cat and it is bouncing. Could you send me another email please? I have solutions for automating word and pdf documents in salesforce using congo and non congo solutions . I am based in Philadelphia and would love to discuss this further with you. Could you please let me know a best time and number or email id to talk to you further on this?
buyan thyagarajanbuyan thyagarajan
Hi David,
My name is Buyan Thyagarajan and I am a salesforce architect based in Philadelphia specializing in building force.com applications for more than 7 years.  Based on your need, here is my approach and solution.
1. Given the limited capabilities of salesforce to handle word, pdf documents, using congo composer and conductor products, we can create real time or batch process jobs which would read pdf documents and query the data and populate salesforce.
2. Now for word documents, I had created vba solutions which can parse fields in word and populate data in salesforce.
3. For pdf driven forms, I had also created custom apex jobs which would run outside salesforce , read pdf forms from a folder and populate salesforce using the api. This will use pdf libraries open source and can be an option if congo products are expensive which might be the case some times.
 I would appreciate if you could let me know a good time and number to talk to you further regarding this? Couple of questions.
1. Are you planning to build an app on the app exchange or is this an automation of a paper driven business process which you plan to automate using salesforce?
2. Is this for your client or for your company? What version of salesforce do you use currently?
3. Could you send me a sample of the word or pdf document which you plan to automate?
 Please let me know a good number or email to contact you further on this..
krishnam prabhu 7krishnam prabhu 7
Hi David

I'm Krishnam Prabhu, Certified Force.com Dev/Admin/Consultant/Bug bounty player/freelancer for technology firms/startups across the world.

I read your post "Force.com OEM/Embedded Developer with Custom UI and Document Merge Experience" for your company. If you agree to give me this project I'm ready to start the work process and make it success!!!

I look forward to hearing from you.

Krishnam Prabhu. A