Mobile sdk socialframework-df2012_v3Presentation Transcript
Using Mobile SDK for iOS to buildSocial Enabled ApplicationsTwitter, Facebook, etc.Samuel Sharaf, Salesforce Mobile Team@ssharaf79
AgendaSocial Media IntegrationUse Cases – Chatter to Twitter/FacebookHigh Level Design StepsiOS v5 vs iOS v6 Social FrameworkintegrationDemo
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The business case forsocial technologies
The social economy: Unlocking value andproductivity through social technologiesAccording to an analysis of 4,200 companies by Mckinsey,social technologies stand to unlock from $900 billion to $1.3trillion in valueGoogle, Microsoft, Salesforce, Adobe, Facebook and Oraclehave spent upward of $2.5 billion snatching up social mediatools to add to their enterprise suites.
Salesforce ChatterAbility to tweet feed items and comments which have beenauthorized by the owner as ‘tweet-able’.Example – Marc Benioff message to tweet about Dreamforce forinternal employees
Tweeting from Chatter to Social Frameworks
Example Use CaseUsing Mobile SDK integrated with Salesforce Platform to build amarketing mobile app for advertising agency.Company has been using CRM and Chatter Desktop and wouldlike to expand their reach & messaging to millions of usersworldwide.
Architecture & OverviewSalesforce Mobile SDK for iOS,Oauth, REST API and iOS SDK
High Level Architecture StackNative Mobile Application (iPhone, iPad)Native Mobile Application (iPhone, iPad)Salesforce CloudSalesforce CloudRest APITwitter/Facebook APITwitter/Facebook APIOAuthOAuth
Get Salesforce Mobile SDK for iOSStep 1git clonehttps://github.com/forcedotcom/SalesforceMobileSDK-iOS.gitRun ./install.sh under SalesforceMobileSDK-iOSFurther Stepshttp://wiki.developerforce.com/page/Getting_Started_with_the_Mobile_SDK_for_iOS
Salesforce Connect API• Use Rest based Connect API for interaction with Force.com• Each Resource in Force.com REST API is a named URI –accessible using HEAD, GET, POST, PATCH or DELETE.• Examples:• Get user feed, followers, following etc.• Perform a query or search• Update or delete recordshttps://na1.salesforce.com/services/data/v25.0/sobjects/
Example of using Chatter REST APIThe following code snippet uses the me keyword to retrieve thecurrent users news feed:NSString *res_url = [NSStringstringWithFormat:@"%@/services/data/v22.0/chatter/feeds/news/me/feed-items", [auth.parametersobjectForKey:@"instance_url"]];
Using iOS v5 and v6 SDKIntegrating with Social Media
iOS v5 Social Media Support• Starting with iOS v5 Apple provided Twitter Framework built inthe SDK• TWTweetComposeViewController inherits from UIViewControllerand provides a very simple mechanism to tweet
iOS v5 – Sending Tweet – UI IntegrationCheck for service availability canSendTweetCreate a view controllerSupply a completion handlerPresent modally
iOS v5 - LimitationsLimited to TwitterOnly designed for modal presentation
iOS v6 – Extending social media support
Capabilities Offered by iOS v6Provides SLRequest, which can talk to:• Facebook• Twitter• Sina Weibo (1.0 only)Provides SLServiceTypes• SLServiceTypeFacebook;• SLServiceTypeTwitter;• SLServiceTypeSinaWeibo
iOS v6 – Social Media Integration OptionsTwo options General Social Media ViewController• UIActivityViewController Targeted Integration• SLComposeViewController
iOS v6 - Social Framework Usage PatternA common way to use this framework is:•Create a network session.•Get the activity feed for a user.•Make a new post.•Set properties on a post, add attachments, etc.•Publish a post to an activity feed.