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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


Congratulations! You have made it to the end of the final chapter of this book. What a journey it has been. You should be ready to pass the Salesforce Platform Developer I certification exam. At least, I hope you are.

You have learned about the fundamentals of the Salesforce Lightning Platform and how to extend the out-of-the-box capabilities this powerful platform provides you with to support your business needs. In this book, you learned all about the different process automation tools at your disposal, like workflow rules, Process Builder, and flow. From creating your own custom objects, fields, and business logic, to working with data on the platform and importing, exporting, updating, and deleting data, one by one or in bulk.

You've seen how to extend the capabilities of the platform programmatically, through Apex, Visualforce, and Lightning components, and...