This chapter focuses on Force.com integration features that are highly specialized and not typically essential for everyday application development. They are features often used by independent software vendors to extend the Force.com platform at a low level to add new capabilities.
Due to their specialized nature and complexity, the APIs covered here each have their own dedicated reference guides at http://developer.force.com. The intent of this chapter is to provide a brief introduction to the APIs and sample code that can serve as a way to get started with them.
This chapter is divided into sections that each address a different integration feature:
Introduction to the Force.com Streaming API—The Streaming API provides ...