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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'll now present seven questions to help assess your knowledge of designing a data model in the Lightning Platform. There are questions about the choice of relationship types and appropriate field types when presented with a given scenario.

There are questions about the impacts of changing data types along with questions to test your knowledge of the capabilities of Schema Builder. The answers can be found at the end of the chapter.

Question 1 – Designing a data model

Your company has asked you to build an app for managing the equipment that is used in meeting rooms in the organization. There are many rooms and each room can have many pieces of equipment and equipment can be moved from room to room. How can you design the data model for this requirement? (Select one)

a) Create a Room custom object and custom fields on the Room object to store the equipment in use.

b) Create an Equipment custom object and a Room custom object...