As you probably know, Box.com released a new API last december. And as you also probably know, we’re old fans of everything Box (you might remember prior posts about how to move Salesforce files into Box and how to move your Facebook pics to Box). That’s why when we heard about this new API we couldn’t wait to start playing with it, so that now we proudly announce the new Box Connector v2.0!
Myself and Dave recently spoke a different events about Real-time APIs and use cases. Folks have been asking for the slides and video, so here they are!
Real-time APIs: Don’t call us, we’ll call you
The number of real-time APIs on the Web are rising. What the heck are real-time APIs, how are they used? How are they built? This deck and demo was presented at CloudMafia in San Francisco.
With the recent Spring 12 release of Salesforce very few would have noticed a little unsung feature that will change the way many applications interact with with Salesforce. The Streaming API went GA and allows to listen to changes to objects in the Salesforce platform rather than polling. Salesforce joins the ranks of other leading APIs such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram that all offer real-time APIs to enable users to consume data in real-time, as events occur.
As cliché as it is to say, it’s hard to believe that an entire year has passed since I last took stock of Mule. When I look back on 2011, it’s absolutely incredible to me how far MuleSoft and the Mule community have come.