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Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Guide

By : Paul Goodey
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Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Guide

By: Paul Goodey

Overview of this book

Do you want to be able to confidently design and build apps that support business processes within the Lightning Platform? Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification Guide not only helps you to do this, but also prepares you for the certification exam. The book starts by describing the core capabilities of the Lightning Platform. You'll learn techniques for data modeling to design, build, and deploy apps without writing code and achieve rapid results with the declarative capabilities that the Lightning Platform provides. Next, you'll explore utilities for importing and exporting data and the features available in the Lightning Platform to restrict and extend access to objects, fields, and records. You'll also be able to customize the Salesforce Lightning Experience user interface (UI) and build functionality for custom buttons, links, and actions. Later, this certification study guide will take you through reporting and the social and mobile features of the Lightning Platform. Finally, you’ll get to grips with Salesforce build environments and deployment options. By the end of this Salesforce book, you'll not only have learned how to build data models, enforce data security, and implement business logic and process automation, but also have gained the confidence to pass the Platform App Builder exam and achieve Salesforce certification.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction to the Lightning Platform Core
Section 2: Behind the Scenes
Section 3: A Step Closer to the Exam

Questions to test your knowledge

We now present three questions to help assess your knowledge of data analytics in the Lightning Platform. Here, there are questions regarding the use and capabilities of reports, custom report types, and dashboards in the Lightning Platform.

Question 1 – Reports in the Lightning Platform

A sales representative in your organization would like guidance on how they could create a report that shows them the total number of won opportunities for each of their accounts. Which report type would you recommend that meets this requirement? (Select one)

a) Tabular

b) Total Won

c) Joined

d) Summary

e) Matrix

Question 2 – Custom record type capabilities

Which of the following is a capability of a custom record type? (Select one)

a) Up to 1,000 object relationships can be included in a custom report type.

b) If you delete a custom report type, all reports that were created using that custom report type are deleted.