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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

Setting up social accounts, leads, and contacts

Social accounts, leads, and contacts in the Lightning Platform enable the users in your organization to access the social network profiles of individuals. Having social networking information within the records in Salesforce allows users to improve communication and improves the interaction with customers and prospects.

Depending upon which user interface in the Lightning Platform you are using in your organization, you can connect with social networking information from Twitter and YouTube. From within the Lightning Experience user interface, you can access Twitter and from within the Salesforce Classic user interface, you can access Twitter and YouTube. The Salesforce mobile app supports social networking information from Twitter only.

Salesforce mobile app supported devices and minimum platform requirements

Salesforce may, at any time, need to change the list of available social networks. This is because the integration between...