We are part of two Dreamforce sessions in which we will share our experiences:
The latter includes a simple application, also available on GitHub, that contains the basic principles of the Force-Heroku architecture.
Orizuru aims to build upon these principles, making a more substantial step forward. This sample app implements the Orizuru framework to solve a real world business problem.
Our organization has invested in the Salesforce (Force.com) platform as it's CRM. We deliver paper products (copier paper, paper cups, gift wrapping, Orizuru Origami kits) to shops, schools, businesses and homes in the Bay area. We have multiple drivers to make deliveries.
Our problem is that we want to create efficient delivery routes - dividing our deliveries among our drivers in the most cost effective way - and make best use of the CRM capabilities of Force.com.
Full details of the implementation can be found in the Implementation section of the Wiki.
To get started, follow the Getting Started steps in the Wiki.
One of our requirements was that the project should be deployed from one GitHub repository, hence the
src folder contains all the code.
The code has been structured in the following way: