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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

Understanding the format of the exam

The Salesforce Platform App Builder exam consists of 60 multiple-choice (or single-choice) questions and the maximum time allowed is 105 minutes.

There is no mandatory prerequisite training, qualification, or experience; however, Salesforce highly recommends that candidates have a combination of real-world experience, have attended a suitable training course, have completed Trailhead trails, and have completed a period of self-study to improve their chances of passing the exam.

The percentage score for passing the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam is 63%, which equates to successfully answering a minimum of 38 correct answers out of a total of 60 questions.

Cost of the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam

At the time of writing, the cost of registering for the exam is $200 USD and in the event of an unsuccessful attempt, the cost to retake the exam is $100 USD.

During the exam, no written or online resource may be referenced, and...