Connected Apps is a new feature in the Summer ’13 release that allows external applications to securely connect to Force.com over Identity and Data APIs. Connected Apps replace Remote Access Apps, offering finer granularity over permissions and data that can be accessed. Read more.
Tag Archives: REST API
In this second of a three part series, we use ql.io to create a web service that, given an account name, mashes up the Force.com REST API with Google’s Geocoding API to return its billing address in the usual form and as latitude/longitude coordinates.
Force.com Canvas is one of our newest technologies that allows any app in any language to run within the Salesforce UI. This, in turn, opens the door for many organizations that need a way to unlock their existing apps and make them as social. Now, we’re bringing the learning experience to you, inviting you to [...]
Last Friday, the Salesforce Platform Developer Evangelism Team ran a (mostly) internal hackday, bringing together evangelists, support staff, product management, R&D engineers and a couple of special community guests for a day of exploratory hacking. Here’s what sales support engineer Henry Liu and I came up with.
Last week I attended the Pluralsight Author Summit and it was there that I met Dan Appleman. Dan and I are like the two who went to different schools together–he’s written for many of the same publications I have, and he’s been writing about Windows programming and Visual Basic long before Active Server pages or [...]
Introducing Dobedobedo, an Idiomatic Ruby API wrapper for the Do.com REST API, enabling rapid integration of Do.com functionality and features into existing Ruby and Ruby on Rails applications.
For all you Force.com REST developers, we have added the REST API Cheat Sheet to our library of cheat sheets. In addition to reference info, it also has quite a few examples of how you can use REST API to update a field, delete a record, search, and so on. Click here to see all [...]
The Spring ’12 release is here, and if you’re a developer, you’re probably asking “what’s in it for me?” The answer is, plenty. Here, in no particular order, is my take on the top 10 features for developers. SOQL OFFSET (Developer Preview) – This is a new clause on the SOQL SELECT statement that lets [...]
Begin mea culpa. One of the features that Dave Carroll and I briefly mentioned during our Winter ’12 Preview webinar earlier today was the ability to insert and update binary data using the Force.com REST API. This is currently a Pilot feature in Winter ’12 (i.e. you’ll need to contact Salesforce support to have it [...]