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anilkallamadi kallamadianilkallamadi kallamadi 

Integration with external application where it should be shown in the salesforce.com rather than opening in the new URL

Hi Every one,

Is there a way we can show external application in the salesforce.com application other than using iframe and web tab.

The functionality required:

I have a button in the Opportunity when clicked takes me to the external application outside the Salesforce.com application. But what I am looking is when I click the button the external application should be shown in the salesforce.com rather than opening in the new URL. Because users should not feel they have moved out of the salesforce.com application.

Any suggestions please.
pconpcon
Unfortunately those are the only ways to do it without having to re-write the functionality inside of Salesforce.  If you had the time, you could use either remote callouts in Apex or use Javascript to make API calls to your external application and then built the app inside of Salesforce on a custom VisualForce page.
anilkallamadi kallamadianilkallamadi kallamadi
Thank you!!
But when I am using iframe to get the external application into salesforce it is working in IE but not in firefox. I see a blank page when used with Firefox. Can any body know the reason why it is happening. The external application is built on Java and Oracle databse.
pconpcon
This is probably because of some iframe restrictions [1].  I would take a look in the javascript error console on the page to see what errors are showing there.

[1] http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_iframe_sandbox.asp
anilkallamadi kallamadianilkallamadi kallamadi
On Firefox I don't see any errors. Even "http://www.w3schools.com" is not working.
pconpcon