Here you'll find all the latest information on my Tools for Salesforce.com and Web Services tools for Windows

If you any questions, comments or suggestions, please use the PocketSOAP mailing list (preferred), or contact me directly.
If you have questions or comments about the OSX / Salesforce.com tools, please use the OSX Forum at success.salesforce.com

Many of these projects are open source, hosted at Github.

SoqlXplorer (v2.10 : 6 July 2014)

SoqlXplorer is an OSX based schema explorer tool for Salesforce.com, its a native Cocoa based application to explore your Salesforce.com schema and data. An invaluable tool for any Salesforce.com developer.

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LexiLoader (v30.0 : 5 June 2014)

An OSX build of the Apex Data Loader application, quickly export, create or update data in your Salesforce.com organization.

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Trapdoor (v1.9 : 29 May 2014)

Securly manage all your Salesforce.com credentials on your keychain, and quickly login as any account.

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ZKSforce (v30.0.0 : 18 February 2014)

An open source Cocoa library for accessing the Salesforce.com API, the library that powers SoqlXplorer, SF3 and Maildrop. Supports both OSX & iOS

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Beatbox (v0.95 : 21 May 2013)

An open source Python library for accessing the Salesforce.com API.

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PocketHTTP (v1.3.4 : 15 September 2012)

A fully featured HTTP 1.1 client for the windows family, including
  • HTTP/1.1 support including chunked encoding and persistent connections (Keep-Alive's).
  • SSL support including SSL via proxy servers.
  • Compression support (both gzip & deflate), including the ability to compress the request body.
  • Authentication support for both proxies and servers.


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Maildrop (v2.93 : 31 May 2012)

Easy integration for your email in Mail, Entourage and Outlook 2011 to Salesforce.com

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AppleScript Connector (v0.6 : 16 July 2011)

An applescriptable application whos focus is making API calls to Salesforce.com, allows you more easily build integrations between your OSX Desktop/Applications and Salesforce.com.

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PocketSOAP (v1.5.5 : 16 August 2009)

  • Supports SOAP 1.1 and SOAP 1.2.
  • SwA, DIME & WS-Attachments support.
  • Section 5 encoding support, including simple types, base64 binary, arrays, multi-dim arrays, partial & sparse arrays, nil's, complex types, root handling andmulti-references (including circular references)
  • Support for doc/literal services
  • Support for headers
  • HTTP 1.1 support for SSL, persistent connections, authentication, cookies, redirects, compression, proxy servers, proxy authentication, including SSL over proxy connections.
  • Comes with a propertyBag serializer, serialize any persistant VB object to/from a SOAP complex type out of the box with no extra code !.
  • Full support for pluggable serializers, replace any of the standard serializers with your own (e.g. you could provide a serializer that maps collection objects to/from SOAP Arrays). The serializer engine include multi-ref support for both serialization & deserialization.


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Apex Coder (v1.0 : 20 June 2007)

A command line tool to quick upload and compile apex packages and triggers, run unit tests, and to run anonymous apex coder. Also includes a TextMate bundle of the same thing.

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YATT (v0.3.0.352 : 24 April 2006)

YATT is a project to replace the current proliferation of trace tools ( tcpTrace, proxyTrace, pcapTrace ), with a single extensible tracing tool. YATT features a new GUI built with WTL, complete with a Hex View mode, and currently ships with 2 Trace providers, one based on WinPCAP and one based on the W2K Raw sockets support.

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TcpTrace (v0.8.0 : 28 May 2005)

Once you start working with SOAP, one of the first tools yourealize you need is something that can monitor HTTP traffic. I got fed up with installing Java & Apache SOAP just to get tcpTunnelGUI, so here's a native Win32 version, built using Attila (no MFC :) ). It started out as a copy of the Apache tool, but has taken on a life of its own!.

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PocketXML-RPC (v1.2.1 : 26 February 2005)

An XML-RPC COM client library for the Windows family (PocketPC,9x,NT,W2K,XP), it supports all the XML-RPC types including arrays and structs, and comes with an easy to use 'expando' struct object, along with support for HTTP basic authentication, proxy servers, proxy authentication and SSL.

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PocketSOAP WSDL Wizard (v2.3.0 : 9 May 2004)

This is a major revision of the WSDL Proxy Generator, it now supports rpc/encoded and document/literal style services, it will generate a complete VB6 project, including classes for complex types and custom serializers. The 2.2 release adds support for hierarchies of complex types along with other improvements.

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Code Archive (v : 25 May 2003)

Archive of old code / utilties / docs from way back when

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4s4c (v1.3.8 : 2 March 2002)

aka Simon's SOAP Server Services For COM : a set of components for exposing COM objects as SOAP web services. This consists of a core SOAP dispatcher that is responsible for converting SOAP request messages into calls against COM objects, and converting the results of the call back into a SOAP reply. The dispatcher can be used to provide a SOAP engine for any transport, listeners for HTTP (using ASP) and SMTP (using the Windows 2000 SMTP service) are included. Designed for inter-op out of the box, it can accept SOAP requests from pocketSOAP, Microsoft's ROPE, Apache SOAP, SOAP::Lite, SOAP/Perl, Microsoft SOAP Toolkit v2.0 and IdooXoap Java.

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PcapTrace (v0.1 : 3 September 2001)

Fed up with changing your code just to get some wire dumps, well those days are over ! PcapTrace puts the familar GUI from tcpTrace on top the Windows Packet Capture library. Simply fire up PcapTrace and start capturing those HTTP traces.
NO code changes needed.

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ProxyTrace (v0.1.2 : 9 April 2001)

tcpTrace works great until you run into WSDL, then its not so good. Here's a HTTP proxy server based on tcpTrace that makes working with HTTP based SOAP tools easier, especially those using WSDL.

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Beta and Experimental releases

Streamer (v1.0 : 9 July 2011)

Demo app for the Force.com Streaming API

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Quicksilver Plugin (v0.7 : 12 April 2010)

A Quicksilver plugin for Salesforce.com, search Salesforce.com, quickly upload documents, and post to Chatter all from the comfort of Quicksilver.

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SFFS (v1.2 : 22 November 2009)

Easily explore and use your Salesforce.com document and content repositories by mounting it as a real volume on your Mac!.

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PocketSOAP TransportPak Beta (vbeta 1 : 30 November 2001)

First beta of the PocketSOAP TransportPak, a set of additional transports for PocketSOAP. This release includes Jabber and RawTCP transports.

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