Understanding the Streaming APIQuick start guide to RealTime Force @gwestr Greg Wester
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Streaming 101• An API that delivers near real time notifications• Uses industry standard technique – “comet”• Does not count against REST/SOAP API daily limit• Available right now for all Salesforce customers
Streaming Surface Area• Notification generated on SObject create or update• One change in the system will notify many users • respects existing CRUD, FLS, sharing rules•Opt in to notifications by creating a SOQL query • administrators create queries for organization