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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)
Free Chapter
1
Section 1: Fundamentals, Data Modeling, and Management
4
Section 2: Logic, Process Automation, and the User Interface
9
Section 3: Testing, Debugging, and Exercise
12
Mock Tests

Section 2: Logic, Process Automation, and the User Interface

This section will focus on extending the native functionalities of Salesforce with our own automation. The platform provides lots of tools to automate actions normally performed manually by users. Eliminating redundant tasks from users' day-to-day activities makes them more productive. In the following chapters, we will dive into different point-and-click features to automate business processes, and will also cover how we can programmatically go above and beyond.

The following chapters are included in this section: