The Analytics API allows you to build web pages that show your report data however you desire, but how do you ensure your users have an up-to-the-second analysis? See how to use the Streaming API to make your data come alive!
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Organizations that have typical business applications often need to notify their users about important data changes so that those users can take action. Read this post to learn about event notification, the different Salesforce and Force.com features that you can use to implement it, and how you can actually use those features to meet your event notification needs.
If you are going to be in the San Francisco bay area between Jan 21-23, mark your calendar for Renaissance, the iOS app maker’s conference. Since Salesforce is sponsoring @renaissanceio, I was able to get a special 30% discount code. Take advantage of this offer and register by this Sunday (registration closes). On Monday, Jan 21, Marcus Torres, [...]
This blog post describes how developers can combine Batch Apex and the Streaming API to implement an asynchronous UI design pattern that makes Visualforce pages more responsive and user friendly.
Streaming API is a great tool for data integration that requires notifications triggered by data changes in your organization. But sometimes, no matter how great a technology is, there may be scenarios that it doesn’t directly address. In this blog post, I’ll talk about some of these scenarios and propose techniques that you can use [...]
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 [...]
When the time came round to submit sessions for Dreamforce 2011, our cousins at Heroku were just rolling out the public beta of their new Celadon Cedar stack, including Node.js support, while, here at Force.com, the Streaming API was moving towards its limited developer preview. Node.js’ event-driven behavior seemed well suited for the Streaming API [...]
This summer you can choose from a feast of Force.com APIs currently in Developer Preview: The Apex REST API lets you surface Apex methods as REST-based web services (webinar signup) Check out Sandeep's blog post about Apex REST, which includes a nice code sample. The Chatter REST API provides a nice, clean, REST API for [...]