Tag Archives: authentication

Using PHP for Canvas Applications

Canvas is a great and simple method of including your third party integrations within the Salesforce UI, and PHP is still one of the most commonly used web application languages on the planet – so how do you use these two great technologies together? Using Canvas with the language of your choice is very similar to integrating with our API’s – the first real obstacle is authenticating the user. After that you can access our API’s, and Canvas gives a speedy path to doing that with just JavaScript.

Rails 3: which strategy for authenticating to Force.com is the best for me?

Who-what-why

There has been some recent discussions on the activesalesforce Google groups about the best options for authenticating against the Force.com database for building apps. Here are a few thoughts based on the major user stories I see, and how to approach them