Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) now has 1.4 million registered developers in their ecosystem. This is almost double the number that they had a year ago. By launching the Salesforce1 platform, this number could accelerate at a faster rate in the next year.
Salesforce1 offers additional APIs and a new mobile app that works as a portal for Salesforce.com services. It also offers custom-built applications and third-party programs.
Salesforce1 offers advanced tools for developers as well. Salesforce1 offers new APIs for grabbing system metadata, analytics, and Salesforce Chatter.