It’s hard to find anyone whose life hasn’t been touched by serious illness in one way or another. We may watch as our grandparents suffer from memory loss, a friend has a baby prematurely, or cancer affects our own health.
Every year there are a few Sundoggers that make their way to San Francisco to attend Salesforce’s annual conference, Dreamforce. This year will mark my second year attending the conference. This will also give me another opportunity to share some of my knowledge I have learned on the platform with others by speaking in the Developer Zone.
In the course of working with a Salesforce and other connected systems, you are bound to run across a time when you need to create a public web service in Salesforce to be consumed by an outside system. To me this seems fairly common. Recently when I was going to try to create such a service, I was having troubles trying to find out where this was documented and was wondering if it was actually possible.
Salesforce does a lot of awesome things that help a developer work on getting stuff done rather than setting stuff up. It is one of the reasons why I like the platform. A lot of the repetitive work is taken care of automatically. One such area is by using the Salesforce iOS and Android SDK’s. They make it a matter of using node.js and running a command in the terminal to get a boilerplate app complete that allows you to connect to Salesforce and start building what needs to get done.
If you remember back to the initial blog post on JSON tools for iOS, I had mentioned using Jastor for parsing data in iOS. Well, Jastor is no longer supported. However, this does not mean that you have to do it all manually. There is a new tool on the block and the new tool is JSONModel.
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