Salesforce can interact with third party tool (Workbench, Postman etc.) using Salesforce APIs. It is simple, secure and powerful way to get access of salesforce org data. Salesforce APIs provide Rest API, Soap API, Streaming API, Bulk API and Chatter API etc. All has its own functionality. Now we have Challenge that where we should use which API. Below is the explanation for some APIs
What is Rest API?
Rest API is simple and powerful web service. It gives access to your org data in the format of XML or JSON. For example, you can create, update, read and delete (CRUD) your data. Apart from this you can search or retrieve your metadata or query your data. APIs in salesforce is lightweight request and framework and is easy to use. It is an excellent technology for mobile application and web projects. Rest API follow synchronous communication and return data in the form of xml and json according to our choice. Continue reading