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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


In this chapter, we have looked at the social features in the Salesforce Lightning Platform.

You have learned about the mechanisms of social network setup, configuration, and authorization and the way in which accounts, leads, and contacts can be linked to social network profiles.

You have learned how to configure social features and how to choose which social networking sites can be linked by users in the org. You have also gained the skills to authorize access to a social networking site and link account, lead, and contact records within the Lightning Platform.

In the next chapter, we will look at the exam objectives for managing the app-building process. We will be identifying the tasks and issues we encounter when managing the application life cycle and determining appropriate deployment options for given scenarios. We will look at the types of sandboxes, understand the capabilities and issues when using change sets, and examine the options for using unmanaged...