PacktLib: Force.com Developer Certification Handbook (DEV401)

Force.com Developer Certification Handbook (DEV401)

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Getting Started with Force.com

The cloud computing model of Force.com

Understanding the Force.com model

Force.com application types

Authentication on Force.com

Developer.Force.com

Summary

Test your knowledge

Creating a Database on Force.com

Library Management System

Requirements

Objects

Force.com data types

Relationships

Summary

Test your knowledge

User Interface

What is an application?

Overview of Visualforce

Using the Visualforce pages in the organization

Summary

Test your knowledge

Implementing Business Logic

The basic rules of implementing business logic

Using workflows to automate business processes

Improving productivity using automated approval process

Comparing workflow and approval process

Debugging and monitoring the process

Summary

Test your knowledge

Data Management

The basics of data operations

The importance of record IDs

Relationships — dependents first

Connecting to Salesforce server through API

Data loading tools

Other data manipulation wizards

Data storage limit

Summary

Test your knowledge

Analytics and Reporting

Displaying tabular data using Reports

Displaying graphical charts using dashboards

Analytic snapshot

Summary

Test your knowledge

Application Administration

Managing access control

Force.com licenses

Using queues to balance workloads

Localization with translation workbench

Restricting data access

Setting up security

Summary

Test your knowledge

Exam Guide and Practice Paper

Overview of the Salesforce Certified Developer Exam

Sample paper

Additional resources

Community resources

Summary

Sample Paper Answers

Chapter-wise Solutions

Chapter-wise Solutions

Chapter-wise Solutions

Chapter-wise Solutions

Chapter-wise Solutions

Chapter-wise Solutions

Chapter-wise Solutions

Chapter-wise Solutions

Index