O'Reilly logo

Development with the Force.com Platform: Building Business Applications in the Cloud, Third Edition by Jason Ouellette

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Overview of the Chatter Data Model

Chatter posts, comments, and the list of records followed in Chatter are stored in standard database objects, accessible in SOQL, SOSL, Apex code, the Web Services API, and generally anywhere you need them. With this developer-friendly approach, you can build any number of interesting Chatter-aware programs. You can automatically follow a set of records based on user actions, batch process posts and comments to identify patterns, build an alternative user interface for Chatter, and even extend Chatter outside of your organization by integrating it with external applications.

After you have a good grasp of the data model, all of these scenarios are trivial to implement on the platform. But compared with the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required