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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 meet the experts, network with peers, and hack the next Canvas-built app.
Salesforce Developer Garage is a FREE developer event, that allows the developer community to come together to hack, hear experts on what’s new and cool with the Salesforce Platform, as… Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 the .Net framework hit the scene. You may know Dan from one of his many books or countless articles on programming with Microsoft technologies. So when it comes to .Net development Dan is an expert I trust.
The meeting was fortuitous because when I… Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 enabled for you) that allows you to insert and update up to 500Mb of binary data into any Standard Object (e.g. Attachment, Document or ContentVersion) using the standard Force.com REST API. Previously, the REST API supported querying blob fields and inserting/updating Base64 encoded binary data (upto 50MB)… Continue reading
UPDATE (8/31/11) – this functionality is now delivered as part of the Mobile SDK Developer Preview – check it out at http://developer.force.com/mobilesdk!