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What can you learn from reading this book?
  1. Know when to use declarative development versus programmatic development versus the AppExchange.
  2. Understand the Salesforce data model, field type (when to use which fields), and how and when to use an external object in Salesforce
  3. Be familiar with security and settings in Salesforce
  4. See how easily users can migrate to the Lightning experience from the classic platform
  5. Implement business process automation using declarative features
  6. Utilize Process Builder and manage its power to automate business processes
  7. Use sandboxes and deployment tools
Quick preparation for the Salesforce Platform App Builder certification exam

This is the first book available covering this content, and Salesforce training is very costly. This book is filled with real-world examples and hands-on exercises, enabling you to prepare for the certification exam in a short span of time. Multiple-choice study questions and exercises are included to help you apply what you learn in each chapter.


Author Rakesh Gupta explains Salesforce Platform fundamentals, including knowledge about the limitations of the declarative platform and when to use programmatic development versus the AppExchange. Data management and data analytics are covered. And you will learn how to set up organization-wide features that affect the look and feel of your application.

Guides readers to become technical architects by mastering basic development concepts

This book is a guide for new/intermediate developers who wants to acquire deeper knowledge of the platform. The book can start off by explaining of Salesforce fundamentals, including knowledge about limitation of declarative platform and when to programmatic development vs App Exchange.


From here it can progress to another configuration for example, data management, and data analytics, swiftly moving on to setting up organization-wide features that affect the look and feel of the application. Then we will discuss enterprise sandbox design patterns then process automation tools available in Salesforce and when to use them.  At the end, book will cover the topics like designing an applicable for mobile and reporting in Salesforce. 

Learn. Practice. Succeed.
This Book will teach you how to mastering the Salesforce platform, taking your skills as an administrator or developer and tuning them for the unique features of the Salesforce platform. 

** Few key chapters

Chapter 2: The Underpinnings of Data Modeling

In this chapter we will review Metadata and Schema Builder, different types of relationships possible in Salesforce with few real-world examples. We will also explore different field types and key considerations before changing the field types including use case of external object.

Chapter 4: Customizing the User Interface
In this chapter we will review take a Deeper dive into Lightning Experience, followed by Creating Dynamic Lightning Pages; and Enabling Custombutton, link and actions.
Chapter 7: Nuts and Bolts of Application Development
In this chapter  we will discuss limits of declarative customization and when to use programmatic development, followed by the application development lifecycle, including different types of Sandboxes and deployment tools. At th end, we will discuss different deployment tools.

The Author

Rakesh Gupta (6x Salesforce MVP, Trainer & International Speaker) is best known as an automation champion in the Salesforce ecosystem. He has written over 150 articles on Visual Workflow and Process Builder to show how someone can use Visual Workflow and Process Builder to minimize code usage.

He is one of the Visual Workflow and Process Builder experts in the industry. He has trained more than 700 individual professionals around the globe and conducted corporate training. Currently, Rakesh is working as a Salesforce solution architect.

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