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Development with the Force.com Platform: Building Business Applications in the Cloud, Third Edition by Jason Ouellette

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Understanding Force.com SOAP API

Force.com SOAP API allows data, logic, and metadata to be accessed from outside the Force.com platform by any program that can communicate using SOAP messages over HTTP. With a strongly typed language like Java or C#.NET, stub code is generated from the Force.com SOAP API’s WSDL. The program must log in to Force.com to establish a session and can then invoke the SOAP API methods.

This section describes concepts that can be applied to using any Force.com SOAP API method. It consists of the following parts:

Image Basics of Force.com SOAP API—Learn about the two different styles of Force.com SOAP API methods, how they are ...

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