For your reading pleasure, we’ve updated the developer documentation on and It reflects the new Summer ’12 Salesforce release (API version 25.0). In addition, there are some new docs you might want to check out.

  • The Open CTI Developer’s Guide is now available. This guide describes how to use Open CTI to build computer-telephony integration systems that integrate with Salesforce.
  • Customizing Case Feed with Visualforce is now available. This guide describes how to customize Case Feed with Visualforce components.
  • The REST Metadata API Developer Guide is now available. This guide describes the Metadata REST API, a RESTful API for retrieving and deploying setup information in your organization. Note that this feature is currently pilot. To sign up for the pilot, contact
  • The SOQL and SOSL Reference is now available for both and This reference information was formerly part of the SOAP API Developer’s Guide and has been moved into its own reference guide.

Also, the Web Services API Developer’s Guide has been renamed to SOAP API Developer’s Guide to avoid confusion with other Salesforce Web service APIs, such as the REST API.

Let us know what you think! Also, remember that earlier versions of the documentation are always available at (and at for

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  • Sachin Agarwal

    Today some part of the new REST Metadata API Developer Guide is confusing me. I developer my page using api version 24.0 . Demo video @ , I will have to study this new document to understand the changes related with V25.0

  • Anonymous

    Hi Sachin, I work on Metadata API doc and I appreciate your comment. REST Metadata API is available in addition to the existing Metadata API, not in place of it. REST Metadata API is also only pilot for version 25.0, so you wouldn’t want to use it in a production environment yet. If you’re looking for the delta between version 24.0 and version 25.0 from a Metadata API perspective, check out the Metadata API Enhancements section of the Summer ’12 Release Notes (

    • Sachin Agarwal

      Thank kshain for replay! I get it.