Last week's announcement of Heroku Connect Demo Edition prompted me to take Heroku Connect for a test drive. It took me just a couple of hours to build a Node.js app on Heroku that would monitor tweets and synchronize them back to Salesforce. Here's how.
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You can get started with Heroku Connect Demo Edition today! Just make sure you have a Heroku account and Salesforce Developer Edition account and use the Heroku Button below. In a matter of minutes you will have your Salesforce data synchronized into a Postgres database on Heroku, ready to be the data store for any application you want to build.
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.
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.