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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

Chapter 4: Securing Access to Data

In this chapter, you will learn about the features and capabilities that exist in the Lightning platform to restrict and extend access to objects, fields, and records; and understand how data security in the platform is applied using a number of layers.

You will understand the key difference between object security, field-level security, and record sharing; and how, with the use of object-level permissions, organization-wide defaults, and sharing settings, appropriate access to records can be configured.

You will gain the knowledge to be able to view and create permission sets and profiles that serve to control object and field-level access and how and when to assign profiles and permission sets.

Finally, you will be presented with a number of questions about securing access to data using object, record, and field-level data access features and capabilities in the Lightning Platform.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics...