Book Image Enterprise Architecture

By : Andrew Fawcett
Book Image Enterprise Architecture

By: Andrew Fawcett

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (20 chapters) Enterprise Architecture
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Index platform APIs for integration

Chapter 2, Leveraging Platform Features, provided a good overview of the many platform APIs available to those integrating with your application from outside of the platform, from environments such as Java, .NET, PHP, and Ruby. It also provided the best practices to ensure that your application and developers using these APIs have the best experience.

As stated in that chapter, these APIs are mostly focused on record data manipulation and querying, often known as CRUD. Leveraging the Salesforce APIs means developers wishing to learn how to integrate with your application objects can leverage the standard Salesforce API documentation and websites such as


Although the Enterprise API provides a strongly typed SOAP API for Java or .NET developers, its larger size can be problematic to load into development environments (as it includes all Custom Objects and fields present in the org). As such, more general...