Platform Events

Integrating with Salesforce using Platform Events

In this session we talk about how to Integrating with Salesforce using Platform Events.

Agenda :-

  1. Point to Point Integration Challenges
  2. Solution – Event Driven Architecture
  3. Understanding Platform Events
  4. Publishing & Subscribing to Platform Events
  5. Demo
  6. Q & A

Point to Point Integration Challenges

  1. Scalability Inclusion and removal of entities to the communication is time consuming
  2. Tight Coupling Dependency on every integration point makes it maintenance heavy
  3. Non Ubiquitous Communication Inconsistent & disparate data exchanges formats

The Solution – Event Driven Architecture

Anatomy of  an Event Driven Architecture

Understanding Platform Events

  • Sobject like Salesforce Entity
    • Suffixed with __e
    • ReplayID for replaying specific event
  • Pub/Sub based communication
    • No polling required
  • Heterogeneous payloads
    • Define events with different payloads

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2 thoughts on “Integrating with Salesforce using Platform Events”

  1. As platform event is similar to object and publish event has payload same as field api name and value like
    {
    “OrderNumber”:”101″,
    “Status”:”Shipped”
    }

    But what if we want to send Order with Order Product where order product would be multiple payload would be
    { “OrderNumber”:”101″,
    “Status”:”Shipped”
    “OrderProduct”:[
    {
    “OrderProduct”:”P101″
    }.
    {
    “OrderProduct”:”P102″
    }
    ]
    }

    And what is limit of data that we can publish in case above scenario.

    Reply

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