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Chatter Connect

Chatter Connect comprises Chatter REST API and Chatter in Apex.

Use Chatter REST API to integrate mobile apps, intranet sites, and 3rd party Web applications with Chatter. Chatter REST API provides resources for feeds, comments, likes, users, groups, private messages, and recommendations. Chatter REST API is on by default in all organizations and editions that have Chatter.

Use Chatter in Apex to create custom Chatter experiences in Salesforce. Many Chatter REST API resource actions are exposed as static methods on Apex classes in the ConnectApi namespace. These classes are called Chatter in Apex. Chatter in Apex is available in all organizations and editions that have Apex enabled.


Chatter REST API Learning Path

To begin learning about the Chatter REST API, follow this path:

  1. Chatter REST API Overview for Developers
  2. Chatter REST API Quick Start
  3. Getting Started with the Chatter REST API
  4. Chatter REST API Examples, Best Practices, and Tips

Chatter in Apex Learning Path

To begin learning about Chatter in Apex, follow this path:

  1. Chatter in Apex HTML Quick Start
  2. Chatter in Apex Video Quick Start
  3. Getting Started with Chatter in Apex blog post by developer evangelist Samantha Ready

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