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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, you have acquired knowledge of how to import data into the Lightning Platform. To understand the process of importing data, we carried out a practical task to import data using Data Import Wizard. You have also gained knowledge and an understanding of how data can be exported and the capabilities of the Data Export feature.

You learned about external objects and how they can be used within Salesforce Connect to provide real-time connectivity to data stored in Salesforce and external data management systems. You learned about the typical use cases of external objects and the benefits of synchronizing data. You gained an understanding of how external objects provide solutions that avoid the unnecessary copying of data, enabling real-time access and offering benefits for integrating both large and small data volumes.

In the next chapter, you will learn about the features and capabilities to restrict and extend access to objects, fields, and records. You...