Developing Applications with Salesforce Chatter

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  • Understand how Chatter function can be improved by utilizing Apex and Visualforce Pages.
  • Boost collaboration in your organisation
  • Explore various Chatter configurations and customizations
  • Learn about the Chatter Publisher Action
  • Install and configure Chatter desktop and mobile
  • Extrapolate how to add topics, bookmarks, and favourites in your Chatter post
  • Discover various method for Chatter data cleaning
  • Get familiar with the REST API, oAuth, and various tokens

Salesforce Chatter provides a secure environment that enables you to stay connected to your customers. Chatter simplifies and speeds-up the process of sharing ideas, documents, and anything else with your co-workers instantly. Using Chatter, you can perform any action from anywhere and make your business more social.

"Developing Applications with Salesforce Chatter" starts by covering the basics of Salesforce Chatter, Chatter license types, and its effect on ROI. It then discusses how to configure Chatter and various sections to customize it. Further, it walks through the Chatter Data cleaning as well as the basics of REST API and oAuth.

This book will cover everything you need to know about Salesforce Chatter configuration and customization.

"Developing Applications with Salesforce Chatter" allows you to improve collaboration in your organization. The book covers many features such as Chatter messenger, commenting on status, uploading and sharing files, polls and Chatter actions. This book also teaches you how to configure and customize Chatter by using Apex and Visualforce pages for high productivity.

This book is a hands-on guide focused on the configuration and customization of Chatter. This book will act as both a reference for experienced developers and a customization guide for newbies who want to set up Chatter for their organization.

This book also contains various sections that demonstrate how to improve Chatter's functionality by using Apex and Visualforce pages. By the end of this book, you will be able to successfully configure and customize Salesforce Chatter for your organization quickly and efficiently.

  • Understand Salesforce Chatter and its architecture.
  • Configure and set up Chatter for your organization
  • Improve Chatter features by utilizing Apex and Visualforce Pages
  • Discover the new Chatter REST API for developers
  • A step-by-step guide to develop a fully functional Chatter application with chatter data cleaning concept
Page Count 130
Course Length 3 hours 54 minutes
ISBN 9781782171164
Date Of Publication 25 Nov 2013


Rakesh Gupta

Rakesh Gupta is best known as an automation champion in the Salesforce ecosystem. He has written over 150 articles on Visual Workflow and Process Builder to show how someone can use Visual Workflow and Process Builder to minimize code usage. He is one of the Visual Workflow and Process Builder experts in the industry. He has trained more than 700 individual professionals around the globe and conducted corporate training. Currently, Rakesh is working as a Salesforce solution architect consultant.

Sagar Pareek

Sagar Pareek is a Salesforce enthusiast, blogger, author, and Salesforce certified developer. He is from Bikaner, Rajasthan, and currently lives in Gurgaon,Haryana. He has been working on the platform since 2012, from his college days.He currently works for CEB ( The Corporate Executive Board Company) as SFDC Developer prior to that he worked for Astrea IT Services Pvt. Ltd., Noida as a Salesforce developer and intern at Acme Embedded Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bikaner. He was featured by Salesforce in a webinar (Boost Your Career: Get Cloud-Trained and Certified). He won a prize in the Salesforce New Year Resolution 2013 challenge. He actively participates in the Salesforce discussion platforms such as user groups and organizing workshops. He leads the India Salesforce student developer user group and is the co-leader of the Navi Mumbai Salesforce developer user group. You can follow him on his blog at He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Rajasthan Technical University and is an alumnus of Manda Institute of Technology, Bikaner. He spends his spare time with his family and friends and exploring He is the co-author of Developing Applications with Salesforce Chatter, Packt Publishing.

You can connect with him on Twitter @Sagarjaipareek.