Tag Archives: api

Pushing the Limits with Streaming API in Spring ’14

The Streaming API is a great way to provide notifications to clients (such as mobile clients) about changes to your organization. Dan presents some of the new features introduced in Spring ’14 including new limits and improved performance for polling notifications.

Python and the Force.com REST API: Simple simple-salesforce example

While losing code is a bummer, I always say that when life throws you lost code you hand life back new refactored code. Many moons ago I posted about an Insanely Simple Python Script that used the Salesforce REST API’s. It was later updated and eventually evolved into a longer script that I used for demonstrations. Unfortunately I recently lost the code to said longer script, but I still wanted a similar demo. And so I recently discovered simple-salesforce, a Python REST API client for Salesforce which uses more moderns libs like requests to get a similar job done.

Stretch Your Apps with Flexible Salesforce API Limits – Now in Pilot

flexible limits

We’re working on making our Force.com Platform limits more flexible to support spikes in API requests. The pilot Flexible API Limits feature allows your organization to exceed its API request limit up to 50 percent above your normal limits within the
limit timeframe (typically 24 hours).

Building Enterprise Mobile Apps with Salesforce Mobile Services and Appery.io

Appery.io is a cloud-based platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services, and we’ve created two plug-ins that make it super easy to connect to Salesforce Platform. Max shows you how.

The Salesforce Platform is Coming to SenchaCon

Sencha Touch is one of the leading UI JavaScript libraries for creating mobile web applications with a native look and feel. It provides a set of GUI-based components for mobile apps. In just a few weeks, Josh Birk and I will be presenting some sessions at SenchaCon, Sencha’s annual developer conference. Josh will be talking about Integrating Sencha Apps with the Salesforce Platform and I’ll be talking about Salesforce Platform Mobile Services with Sencha Touch. Sencha is the peanut butter to our jelly, and we will be demonstrating their UI-made-easy paired with our MBaaS-made-easy.

5 Ways to Make Your Mobile Apps Faster with the Chatter REST API

The Salesforce.com mobile apps are powered by the same public APIs that developers use. Find out about some of the innovative features we’ve added to the Chatter REST API to help us—and you—develop faster mobile apps.

How to Display Two Chatter Feeds on a Visualforce Page

Two Chatter group feeds on one page

Use Chatter in Apex to build custom UI in Salesforce. Watch a video that walks you through creating an Apex controller, a Visualforce component, and a Visualforce page that displays two Chatter feeds side by side. It’s a very simple example to get you up and running as quickly as possible. Or, you can build the double Chatter feeds in a Quick Start in the Apex Developer’s Guide.

Detroit Developers, Your City is Next for Salesforce Platform ELEVATE

Salesforce Platform ELEVATE, is a FREE one-day hands-on developer workshop designed to teach beginner and advanced Salesforce Platform developers how to build cloud applications. Now, ELEVATE is coming to Detroit.

Improving your Case Management Response time with SMS

Case Management brings together ad hoc teams to assess, diagnose and resolve customer issues. And, SLAs (Service Level Agreements) drive resolution urgency. But, what happens if issues aren’t communicated in a timely manner? What about the liabilities associated with missing your SLAs?