Tag: SOAP API

Is SOAP dead?

SOAP and XML based Web Services aren’t dead yet. I don’t think they will be for quite a while because they are very common in large enterprises (government, banks, telecommunications, etc).

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Designing APIs by Contract

Designing by software is a contract – like a legal or business contract. When we design software by contract it means we are designing against a specific specification for each software component.

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API Style Choices

APIs come in many different styles and types. Before running into a style we need to understand the different options and the trade offs that we are making.

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Updating Salesforce Records Using JavaScript

Updating Salesforce Records Using JavaScript

Over the last few years, Salesforce has made some really significant changes that allow JavaScript to increasingly be used. By using Salesforce’s AJAX toolkit it’s possible to do an incredible amount of customization to a standard Salesforce Page Layout without ever having to write any apex. Continue reading