Tag Archives: API

Pushing the Limits with Streaming API in Spring ’14

The Streaming API is a great way to provide notifications to clients (such as mobile clients) about changes to your organization. Dan presents some of the new features introduced in Spring '14 including new limits and improved performance for polling notifications.

Stretch Your Apps with Flexible Salesforce API Limits – Now in Pilot

We’re working on making our Force.com Platform limits more flexible to support spikes in API requests. The pilot Flexible API Limits feature allows your organization to exceed its API request limit up to 50 percent above your normal limits within the limit timeframe (typically 24 hours).

Spring 13 release

Preview the Spring ’13 Developer Docs

Spring '13 is on its way! Check out the Developer docs and release notes for the upcoming Spring '13 release.

Loading Data into Salesforce Options

How to Load Data into Salesforce? Let Me Count the Ways.

We have several different tools to help you load data into and out of Salesforce, and we know it's easy to get confused. In Winter '13, you can see a comparison of all these tools in one place. You'll find information about each tool, which editions support it, how many records you can import or export, and more!

Thinking Salesforce? Think Integration!

If you’re thinking about implementing Salesforce (or even if you’re a relatively new implementation) one important thing to consider is the strength of our integration tools. It’s almost guaranteed that when you implement Salesforce, you’ll have some need to integrate it with other systems. This could be a requirement for data updates that happen behind […]

New and Updated Developer Documentation for Summer ’12

For your reading pleasure, we’ve updated the developer documentation on developer.salesforce.com and database.com. 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 […]

Spring ’12 – Top 10 Developer Features

The Spring ’12 release is here, and if you’re a developer, you’re probably asking “what’s in it for me?” The answer is, plenty. Here, in no particular order, is my take on the top 10 features for developers. SOQL OFFSET (Developer Preview) – This is a new clause on the SOQL SELECT statement that lets […]

Get Started with Streaming API – Quick!

Are you starting to work with the Force.com Streaming API or perhaps thinking about it? If you want to quickly understand how it works and see it in action, there’s now a quick start available to step you through it. The quick start is part of the Streaming API Developer’s Guide and can be found […]