Tag Archives: oauth

Automatic for the People, Redux – Connecting your Car to the Salesforce1 Platform

The Automatic adapter contains GPS, mobile data and an accelerometer, accessible via an API that leverages OAuth and REST. Discover how to connect your car to the Salesforce1 Platform.

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.

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Hack, Learn, Network: Do All Three at the Salesforce Developer Garage!

Force.com Canvas is one of our newest technologies that allows any app in any language to run within the Salesforce UI. This, in turn, opens the door for many organizations that need a way to unlock their existing apps and make them as social. Now, we’re bringing the learning experience to you, inviting you to […]

Using Passport for OAuth with Force.com

Passport is a great Node.js middleware module for handling OAuth strategies with Express or Connect based applications. It maintains a basic concept of building out strategies which makes it easy for providers to add new strategies, as well as a small footprint of code for developers to utilize the strategy.  One of the great things […]

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Creating a Master-Detail iPad app with the Mobile SDK for iOS

Here's a quick post to show you how to set up a master-detail iPad app that uses the Mobile SDK for iOS.

Insanely Simple Python REST Script

One of the main reasons to adopt REST is the simplicity of the API, compared to the juggling of formats required to send and receive SOAP messages.  We’ve had a long history of creating toolkits and libraries to ease the burden of using SOAP as a transport – so much so that when I first […]

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

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

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Using Cookbook recipes to solve discussion board posts

The cookbook is a great source of answers for many of the common discussion board posts. Take a bite and find out.

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More Samples from the updated Force.com for Facebook Toolkit

I am finishing off an article on the soon to be released, updated Force.com for Facebook Toolkit, and wanted to share some code snippets in advance.