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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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Getting Started with Force.com Canvas

The Force.com Canvas allows you to integrate Force.com with custom applications, located outside of Force.com, at the user interface level. It consists of a flexible content “container” located in Force.com and code libraries (JavaScript and Java) to augment your custom application to take advantage of the Force.com Canvas. The libraries provide functionality around security, sizing of the content container, and communication between Canvas applications and the container.

This section provides an introduction to Force.com Canvas in two parts, described here:

1. Overview—Learn the basic components of the Canvas and how they work.

2. Getting started with the Force.com Canvas—Walk through an example of a Canvas ...

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