Basic Programming in Force.com

This path is targeted toward individuals who wish to build applications in Force.com.

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
150 minutes

Description
Since Force.com is so popular, an in-depth knowledge of how to create Force.com applications is essential for any application developer. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Force.com programming. You will also learn the important components of Force.com applications and how Force.com handles user input and data.

Objective

Visual Force Basics

  • start the course
  • describe how applications are built in Force.com
  • identify the different components of the Salesforce platform
  • use the App Quick Start Wizard to build applications in Force.com
  • create, deploy, and run simple Force.com applications
  • run a Force.com application from a mobile device

Using Objects and Data

  • create new fields and custom objects, and work with formulas and validations
  • work with tabs to provide the user with a tabbed interface
  • establish master-detail relationships and distinguish between them
  • create a lookup
  • create and view database schemas using the Schema Wizard
  • perform data import and export operations with the Import/Export Wizard

Managing the User Interface

  • describe and create data views
  • recognize the different techniques to manage page layout
  • work with custom layouts for mobile devices
  • use Chatter for group collaboration

Creating Workflow Rules

  • use Workflow to automate field updates
  • create and use formulas
  • use rollups and summaries in a project
  • use business rules to enforce validation
  • perform the steps required to build an approval process
  • use Visual Workflow to build custom workflows

Using Dashboards and Reports

  • create and work with Force.com reports
  • describe the functionality of dashboards and create them
  • distinguish between synchronous and asynchronous reports
  • recognize the different techniques to manage dashboards

Practice: Creating a Force.com Application

  • create and deploy a basic Force.com application

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.