Force.com Canvas“With the Force.com Canvas SDK, you cannow integrate your Web app with thetrusted salesforce.com platform: Yourlanguage, your code.” – From SalesforceMarketing MaterialPresented by Steven Herod to Sydney SalesforceDevelopers Group 17th April 2013
About MeI work for Cloud Sherpas as a TechnicalArchitect.@sherod on Twitterhttp://limitexception.herod.net
Why would you use it• You are an independent ISV or a Companywith a complex web application alreadyrunning outside of the Force.com Platformthat you want to expose to Salesforce userseasily and securely.• You have data residency requirements andyou want a way to combine Salesforce withinformation that cannot leave your premises
Supported Browsers• Mozilla® Firefox® (preferred)• Google Chrome™• Microsoft® Internet Explorer® version 8• Apple® Safari® (be sure to set the BlockCookies setting to Never)
Getting it• In Pilot since Winter ‘12• Available in new Developer Edition orgs• Ask support to enable it in existing orgs.• Becomes Generally Available in Summer 13(May-June 2013).