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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


You've learned a lot about debugging and deployment. Let's go through the summary quiz to see what you have remembered:

  1. Which statement do you use to log something to the console?
    1. System.log();
    2. Log();
    3. System.debug();
    4. Debug();
  1. To be able to use change sets, which of the following do you need to do? (Choose three)
    1. Establish a deployment connection between the source org and the target org.
    2. Install and use an IDE.
    3. Create an outbound change set.
    4. Validate and deploy an inbound change set.
  2. Which of the following tools is able to delete components from a production environment? (Choose two.)
    1. An IDE
    2. A (un)managed package
    3. A change set
    4. Workbench
  3. Which of the following actions can be done manually and directly on a production environment? (Choose two.)
    1. Creating a workflow rule
    2. Editing a Visualforce page
    3. Creating a trigger
    4. Deleting an Apex class
  4. Packages (unmanaged...