Saturday, February 28, 2015

Quick Overview of Winter ‘15 Features for Developers

Security Token for Callout

Security tokens are now required for API logins from callouts in API version 32.0 and later. Read more…

Deploy with Active Jobs

An option has been added to the Deployment Settings page that lets you deploy components referenced by active Apex jobs. With this option, you don’t have to cancel Apex jobs to be able to have a successful deployment.

Lightning Connect
With Lightning Connect you can view and search records that are stored outside Salesforce. Instead of copying the data into Salesforce, which would be redundant and inefficient, it will be using external objects to reference the data and access the data in real time via Web service callouts. Read more…

Maximum number of methods with the future annotation allowed per Apex invocation: from 10 to 50
Maximum number of callouts (HTTP requests or Web services calls) in a transaction: from 10 to 100
Maximum number of test classes that can be queued per 24-hour period: The greater of 500 or 20 multiplied by the number of test classes in the organisation.

Queueable Interface

Submit and Monitor Jobs for Asynchronous Execution with the Queueable Interface

Lightning Components (Beta)
Use the Lightning Component framework to develop dynamic Web apps for mobile and desktop devices. It’s a modern framework for building single-page applications engineered for growth. Read more…