Tag Archives: Communities

Salesforce Communities Licenses

Salesforce Communities allows customers to connect with people outside their organization. Fabrice explains the structure, capabilities, and design philosophy behind the communities licenses.

Communities Containers: Options for Building Salesforce Communities

With the Summer ‘13 release of Salesforce Communities, we’ve started to provide our customers with a powerful set of tools to engage people outside their organization: consumers, customers, prospects, resellers, partners, integrators, dealers, and other constituencies. But every business has a unique set of constituencies with a unique set of needs. Our legacy partner and […]

Communities + Site.com = Like

Chatter in the Community

The Summer ’13 launch of Salesforce Communities brought us a host of new tools to engage customers, partners, and anyone else in your company’s ecosystem. The legacy Salesforce Customer and Partner portals were great tools to expose process and data to customers and resellers/partners, but data and process were only 1/3 of the tools most […]

Building Mobile Apps for Portal Users

Back in February, I blogged about how web applications can use OAuth to obtain a token and access the Force.com API on behalf of Portal users; I’ve had a couple of questions on how to build mobile apps that do the same, so here are the details.

Getting Started with Chatter in Apex

One of the cool features we went over in the Spring ’13 Developer Preview webinar was Chatter in Apex. Connect in Apex, also known as the Connect API, exposes Chatter API resources as objects in Apex to build native custom Chatter integrations on Force.com. Chatter in Apex extends current functionality of accessing Chatter data using Apex, and exposes Chatter data in a simpler way. Check out this post to see how to get started building your own customizable feed.