Today, lets try to learn How to create a custom object from a 3rd party JAVA application by making a call-out to Salesforce SOAP API.
The most common question I receive is “Can we automate the creation of custom object from 3rd party tools?” And I also observed that somehow people always feel little bit un-comfortable whenever we talk about SOAP API.
The Overall intent of this article is to create a 3rd party java application hosted on your laptop from which you can call Salesforce. Its quite lengthy article so bear with me till the end 😛 .
Step 1 : Install Java
Lets not re-write the same old-school java installation steps which are already available in millions of articles in google. You can follow these steps to configure JAVA_HOME.
JAVA Installation Article : click here and doo come back here again after installation 😀
Step 2 : Install Maven
Dear Salesforce peers! “you can consider maven plugin as a dependency management tool for a java project. Every maven project contains an XML (pom.xml) file which is similar to our package.xml in Salesforce.” Please follow the below article to configure m2_home
MAVEN Installation Article : click here and do come back here again after installation.
Step 3 : Generate wsc jar
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