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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


Let's see if you are on the right track to becoming a certified Salesforce developer. You'll find all the answers to this chapter summary quiz at the end of this book. Try to answer the questions without looking at the answers.

  1. Which trigger event allows a developer to update fields in the list without using an additional DML statement? (Choose two answers.)
    1. Before insert
    2. Before update
    3. After update
    4. After insert
  2. How can a developer determine, from DescribeSObjectResult, if a given user will be able to create records for an object in Apex?
    1. By using the isInsertable() method
    2. By using the isCreatable() method
    3. By using the hasAccess() method
    4. By using the canCreate() method
  1. What is the order in which Salesforce events are executed on saving a record?
    1. Before triggers; validation rules; after triggers; workflow rules; assignment rules; commit
    2. Before...