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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

Carrying out a self-assessment for the exam

Before deciding when to take the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam, it is a good idea to assess how much knowledge and experience you currently have with building custom applications in the Lightning Platform.

The purpose of the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam is to test that you have the knowledge and level of understanding to use declarative tools to build apps. You should understand how the Lightning Platform can be used for the creation, management, and modification of data models. You should know which features can be used to implement application security. You should be able to make use of declarative functionality to implement business logic and develop process automation. Finally, you should understand the process and options that enable the deployment of changes.

The Salesforce Platform App Builder exam contains questions that cover the features and functionalities that we have included in this book. The features and...