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kalyforminkalyformin 

Calling external web services

We have a requirement to call an external web service when a record (custom object) is saved. (Standard Save button). We know triggers currenlty do not support external web service calls. Are there any ideas on how this could be implemented?

 

Any help is appreciated.

 

Thanks

CaffeineCaffeine

kalyformin,

I'm pretty sure this feature was delivered in Winter 09.  See the following link:

http://ideas.salesforce.com/article/show/10077643/Allow_Apex_Triggers_to_call_External_Web_Services

aalbertaalbert

You can perform an asynchronous web service call from within a Trigger invocation. It requires the use of the @future annotation.  

 

@future documentation