BPreplay, an Open Source Alternative to VAG Rounded

You may have noticed the sleek new font being used by Salesforce.com in the new AppExchange, and quite prominently on the Dreamforce page.

This font is called VAG Rounded, which is a commercial font originally designed for Volkswagen, and is also the typeface used on Apple keyboards!

You can buy the font online, but if you buy all 4 fonts in the family it can get a bit costly.

BGreplay is an open source font very similar to VAG Rounded which you can download free here. If you're looking for a @font-face kit you can download one over at FontSquirrel.

5 Chatter Messenger Feature Requests

The Summer '12 release of Salesforce.com saw Chatter Messenger finally made generally available. Chatter Messenger is a feature I have been watching closely ever since I heard about it. As a Salesforce.com Administrator, a real-time instant messaging platform baked right in to every Salesforce.com page, with no installation required, is a massive benefit to supporting end users on a day-to-day basis.

The Winter '13 release is right around the corner, here's a list of 5 features I would like to see make it in to future releases.

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