With Salesforce’s giant annual conference, Dreamforce, fast approaching in early October, now’s the time to brush up on their proprietary programming language, Apex. As a strongly typed, object-oriented programming language, Apex allows developers to execute flow and transaction control statements on the Force.com platform server while performing calls to the Force.com API.
Apex is Salesforce’s proprietary programming language used to build applications to manage data and processes on the Force.com framework. Apex is the world’s first “on-demand programming language,” enabling thousands of Salesforce customers, partners, and Salesforce’s in-house developers to develop applications that add business logic to system events and Visualforce pages. For the 2,500+ applications living on the AppExchange, the thousands of organizations using their services, and the countless organizations developing in Apex code for internal facing applications, application security is a major concern. Apex applications face potential threats from cross site scripting (XSS), SOQL and SOSL injections, frame spoofing and more.
Is your Apex code secure? Read more about the threats facing Apex apps here.
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