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

Introduction to the Chatter REST API

The Chatter REST API provides access to Chatter functionality, including feeds, users, groups, followers, and files. Being a REST API, it can be integrated in Web, mobile, and desktop applications built in any technology that is capable of making HTTP requests. It is a valuable alternative to using the Chatter data model directly, hiding the details of how Chatter data is represented and offering a high-level API instead.

Note

For more information about the Chatter REST API, consult the Chatter REST API Developer’s Guide, found at http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/chatterapi/index.htm.

To get started with Chatter REST API, examine some examples of REST requests for common Chatter functionality. ...

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