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Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification Guide

By : Jan Vandevelde, Gunther Roskams
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Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification Guide

By: Jan Vandevelde, Gunther Roskams

Overview of this book

Salesforce Lightning Platform, used to build enterprise apps, is being increasingly adopted by admins, business analysts, consultants, architects, and especially developers. With this Salesforce certification, you'll be able to enhance your development skills and become a valuable member of your organization. This certification guide is designed to be completely aligned with the official exam study guide for the latest Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I release and includes updates from Spring '19. Starting with Salesforce fundamentals and performing data modeling and management, you’ll progress to automating logic and processes and working on user interfaces with Salesforce components. Finally, you'll learn how to work with testing frameworks, perform debugging, and deploy metadata, and get to grips with useful tips and tricks. Each chapter concludes with sample questions that are commonly found in the exam, and the book wraps up with mock tests to help you prepare for the DEV501 certification exam. By the end of the book, you’ll be ready to take the exam and earn your Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I certification.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
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Section 1: Fundamentals, Data Modeling, and Management
Section 2: Logic, Process Automation, and the User Interface
Section 3: Testing, Debugging, and Exercise
Mock Tests

Testing in Salesforce

To start and stop anonymous block execution when you're executing anonymous Apex code, testing your code and non-code is very important! This chapter will handle all the principles in regard to testing your code and the impact on testing when you modify a small thing on an object (such as adding a required field or a validation rule).

This chapter will help you describe the benefits of Apex testing, define a test class with test methods, and execute unit tests and analyze the test results.

By completing this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the benefits of an Apex trial
  • Define a test class with test methods
  • Execute unit tests and analyze the test results