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Mastering Application Development with Force.com by Kevin J. Poorman

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Chapter 7. Using, Extending, and Creating API Integrations

Increasingly, development is less about individual programs and more about building and integrating entire systems of code. In this chapter, we'll look at using the Salesforce1 sObject API, the bulk sObject API, how we can extend the sObject API with custom endpoints, and you will learn how to call various APIs from within the Salesforce1 platform. Specifically, we'll discuss the following topics:

  • The various methods for integrating different systems together
  • Learning to call the Salesforce sObject API to create, read, update, and delete individual Salesforce records from outside Salesforce
  • Learning to use the bulk API for integrating bulk data into our Salesforce instance
  • Building our own ...

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