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This course should prepare you for Salesforce App Developer certification.
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  • Lectures 46
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

About this course

Salesforce is an incredibly powerful on demand platform that allows people to customize their standard applications (Sales & Call Centre applications) and also build custom applications . While it can seem intimidating to someone with no background in coding, working with Salesforce is much easier than many realize. With the right guidance and desire to learn, most people can learn how to put together a functional web app in few days !

This Salesforce Tutorial Course is narrated by a long time trainer and consultant who specializes in helping people learn how to use technology to solve real world problems. In this high - impact course, Parikshith walks users through the creation of a functional application from beginning to end, explaining where needed the important technical points without relying on excessive jargon. This is not an overview of complex theory, but a hands- on primer that will allow even beginners to create usable solutions quickly !

Parikshith shows you how to make the most from these cloud technology used by everyone from small startups to the biggest technology companies in the world.

The Goal is help one acquire the knowledge and pass the Salesforce App Developer Exam. If you would like to know understand the different modules, Please watch my Introduction to Salesforce here.

There are no pre-requisites for this course

Whats in this course

  1. 46 video lectures detailing the steps to becoming an awesome Salesforce Developer.
  2. Downloadable Assignments & Source Code files to compliment lectures.

Note : Please turn on the HD at the right most corner of your video for better viewing experience .

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites as such, just be willing to learn new concepts
  • Your familiarity with HTML can make understanding VisualForce Pages easy.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you should be able to build an application using the declarative syntax.
  • Understand the high level requirements and translate that to an application on Salesforce
  • Build data model using objects, fields, relationships and validation rules
  • Build business logic using workflows & Approval Processes
  • Build UI using RecordTypes, PageLayouts, Tabs & Apps
  • Create Profiles and Permission Sets to control user access level
  • Setup security for records using Organisation wide dafaults
  • Create Users and assigning them to appropriate Profiles & Permission Sets. Manage Licenses
  • Build the sharing model using tools like Public groups, Sharing Rules, Manual Sharing and Role Hierarchy
  • Use the Data Loader tool to Import, Update, Delete & Export records
  • Use the Translation workbench to translate the app into other languages
  • Use the debug log
  • Use Data Management tools for Mass Updating records, Transferring Approval Requests
  • Use Auditing tools on the platform like Field History Tracking & Setup Audit Trail
  • Build reports and dashboards
  • Use the AppExchange Marketplace
  • Use the Salesforce IDE (Integrated Development Environment)
  • Deploy the application using Change Sets
  • Check the system downtimes and upcoming maintenance issues
  • Prepare you for the DEV 401 Certification Exam

Who is the target audience?

  • Newbies who want to build applications on Salesforce. No prior programming knowledge required.
  • Developers or Consultants who would like to migrate to Salesforce from other CRM & All those who want to make a career in Salesforce
  • This course is not for you if you're already a Salesforce Admin or Developer looking to learn more advanced concepts of Apex

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Lets get started
Introduction to Salesforce
Setting up a Developer Environment
Navigation (UI)
Out of the box offering
Introduction to Salesforce
2 questions
Building a custom Application
Building Applications using the Force.com Platform
8 questions
Section 2: Building the Data Model
Some fundamental Database Concepts
Database Concepts
3 questions
Creating a custom object, Fields and Page layouts
Custom Object & Custom Fields
6 questions
Validation Rules
Validation Rules
3 questions
Record Types
Schema Builder
Rollup Summary fields
List Views & Filters
Section 3: Importing Records
External IDs
How to import records
External ID
4 questions
Section 4: Profiles & Permission Sets
8 questions
Creating Users
Permission Sets
Field Level Security
Section 5: Building Business Logic
Building Workflows
Understanding an Approval process
Building an Approval Process
Section 6: Record Level Security & Sharing
Record Level Security (OWD)
Organization Wide Defaults
9 questions
Exceptions to OWD
Role Hierarchy and Sharing
8 questions
Section 7: Monitoring & Auditing
Monitoring - Debug logs
Monitoring & Auditing
4 questions
Section 8: Reports & Dashboards
Tabular & Summary Reports
Matrix & Joined Reports
Custom Report Types
Building Dashboards
Reports & Dashboards
7 questions
Section 9: Data Management
Data Management
Data Loader
Translation Work Bench
Section 10: Introduction to Visualforce
Introduction to Visual Force
Building our first VisualForce Page -- Careers
Creating a Salesforce Site
Visualforce Example - Mass update records
Section 11: Deployments
Environments in Salesforce
Salesforce IDE (Integrated Development Environment)
Section 12: App Exchange and Mobile apps
App exchange and mobile apps
Section 13: Useful Chrome Extensions
Useful chrome extensions
Salesforce IDs
System avilability

Q&A for quick recap

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Instructor Biography

Parikshith Red, Salesforce Consultant , Entrepreneur

Parikshith is a CRM consultant and a user experience designer. After finishing his bachelors at Arizona State University, he worked as a Sr Consultant at Infosys Ltd and an Architect at Metasoft Tech Solutions and TEK systems.

Certified Developer on Salesforce.com.

Techno functional consultant with good knowledge in understanding business process and translating into web based applications. Hands-on formulation of business and functional requirements aligned to business goals and value acquisition. Apply business and functional knowledge and expertise, working in collaboration with technical consulting staff, in the implementation of business-aligned/driven salesforce.com-based solutions. Extensive experience working as a freelancer and a trainer.

Working as a freelancer to build customized CRM solutions for Small Businesses and Non profits along with his own Startup. Very keen on details and end user experience.

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