This article lists a few ways of integrating Force.com using Web Services. We can distinguish between situations in order to identify the best possible way to integrate. For example, if we need to have a straightforward data exchange between a client application and Salesforce, we can go with Data Integration options like SOAP API, but in case we need to have some logic before or after the data is committed or sent out of Salesforce, we can opt for Business Logic Integration options like Apex Web Services or Apex Callouts.
After the Map Component I shared a few weeks ago, here is another example of a simple Lightning Component. The Weather Component leverages the Weather Underground API and shows the current conditions at your current location, as well as a three day forecast. You can also specify specific locations in the search bar. For example: […]
Lightning Connect came out in Winter '15 and introduced a new way to integrate Salesforce with external data. It allows you to create a new kind of object that provides a live view of data residing in external systems. Until now, you were limited to integrating with OData web services, forcing you to build or buy […]
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Use this developer checklist while planning or writing Force.com Visualforce and Apex platform code to make sure you're covering all your bases.
Don Robins wraps up the series on creating Creating Lightning Components, discussing some additional kinds of events in the Lightning Component Framework, and suggest some next steps of a learning path.
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There are so many opportunities to learn about the Salesforce1 Platform, share your experiences and have fun at this years Salesforce London World Tour. Its our biggest event yet for London and the first time we are running an Admin Zone alongside the Developer Zone. With thousands of people expected to join us, its going […]
Lightning.anyDB exposes JPA database objects as an OData service, helping Salesforce Lightning Connect access data trapped in back office systems.