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Salesforce Developer Training Course Outline

Module 1: Salesforce Overview

  • What is Salesforce?
  • Uses of Salesforce
  • Why is Salesforce So Popular?
  • Salesforce Platform Services
  • What is Salesforce Cloud?
  • Types of Salesforce Cloud Services
  • Easy-to-Use Salesforce Implementation
  • Explicit Salesforce Architecture
  • Better Audits for Salesforce Projects

Module 2: Introduction Metadata API

  • Understanding Metadata API
  • Use Cases for Metadata API
  • Metadata API Developer Tools
  • Supported Salesforce Editions
  • Modify Metadata Through Metadata API Functions Permission
  • Development Platforms
  • Standards Compliance
  • Metadata API Support Policy
  • API End-of-Life
  • Developing with Metadata API

Module 3: Data Model

  • Sales Objects
  • Task and Event Objects
  • Service Cloud Objects
  • Document, Note, and Attachment Objects
  • User, Sharing, and Permission Objects
  • User Email Objects
  • Profile and Permission Objects
  • Record Type Objects
  • Product and Price Book Objects
  • Sharing and Team Selling Objects
  • Forecasts Objects
  • Territory Management Objects
  • Original Territory Management
  • Process Objects
  • Content Objects
  • ContentNote Objects
  • Chatter Objects
  • Salesforce Knowledge Objects
  • Consent Management Objects
  • WDC Badge and Reward Objects
  • WDC Feedback and Performance Cycle Objects

Module 4: Add Business Logic

  • Add a Formula Field
  • Add a Validation Rule
  • Add a Field Update Using Process Builder
  • Try Out the App

Module 5: Apex

  • What is Apex?
  • Features of Apex Programming Language
  • When Should Developer Choose Apex
  • Working Structure of Apex
  • Apex Syntax
  • Apex Development Environment
  • Data Type in Apex
  • Apex Access Specifier
  • Keywords in Apex
  • Apex String
  • Apex Governor Limits
  • Apex Getter and Setter
  • Apex Class
  • Apex Trigger
  • Batch Class in Apex

Module 6: Data Types, Field Types, and Components

  • Different DataTypes in Salesforce
  • Different Salesforce Field Types
  • Salesforce Components

Module 7: Salesforce Object Search Language (SOSL)

  • Typographical Conventions in this Document
  • SOSL Limits on Search Results
  • SOSL Limits on External Object Search Results
  • SOSL Syntax
  • Example Text Searches
  • convertCurrency ()
  • FIND {SearchQuery}
  • FORMAT ()
  • IN SearchGroup
  • LIMIT n
  • OFFSET n
  • ORDER BY Clause
  • RETURNING FieldSpec
  • toLabel(fields)
  • Update an Article’s Keyword Tracking with SOSL
  • Update an Article’s Viewstat with SOSL
  • USING Listview=
  • WHERE conditionExpression
  • WITH DATA CATEGORY DataCategorySpec
  • WITH DivisionFilter
  • WITH NETWORK NetworkIdSpec
  • WITH PricebookId

Module 8: Salesforce Apex Triggers

  • What are Triggers in Salesforce?
    • Bulky Triggers
    • Trigger Syntax
  • Types of Triggers
  • Writing Apex Triggers
  • What are Context Variables in Triggers?
  • Trigger Context Variables
  • Using Trigger Exceptions
  • Triggers in Salesforce Vs Workflows in Salesforce
  • Trigger Scenarios in Salesforce
  • What is a Recursive Trigger and How to Avoid it?
  • What is a Bulkifying Trigger?

Module 9: Exception Handling

  • Basics
  • System Defined Exceptions and Types
  • Custom or User Defined Exceptions

Module 10: Testing Apex

  • Understanding Testing in Apex
  • What to Test in Apex
  • What is Apex Unit Tests?
  • Understanding Test Data
  • Run Unit Test Methods
  • Testing Best Practices
  • Testing Example
  • Testing and Code Coverage
  • Code Coverage Best Practices
  • Build a Mocking Framework with the Stub API

Module 11: Ant Migration Tool

  • Introduction
  • Installing the Ant Migration Tool
  • Using the Ant Migration Tool
  • Common Migration Issues

Module 12: Standard List Controllers

  • Associating a Standard List Controller with a Visualforce Page
  • Accessing Data with List Controllers
  • Using Standard List Controller Actions
  • Pagination with a List Controller
  • Using List Views with Standard List Controllers
  • Editing Records with List Controllers

Module 13: Lightning Web Components

  • Introducing Lightning Web Components
  • Create Lightning Web Components
  • Communicate with Events
  • Create Mobile-Ready Components
  • Work with Salesforce Data
  • Develop Secure Code
  • Use Components in Salesforce Targets
  • Use Components Outside Salesforce
  • Aura Coexistence
  • Migrate Aura Components
  • Debug Lightning Web Components
  • Test Lightning Web Components

Module 14: Options for Deploying Salesforce Changes

  • Salesforce Setup
  • ANT Migration Tool
  • First Generation Packaging
  • Change Sets
  • Third-Party Release Management Tools
  • Salesforce DX
  • DevOps Centre

Module 15: Debug and Run Diagnostics

  • Learning Objectives
  • Taking a Step Back
  • Your Friend, the Debug Log
  • Use the Log Inspector
  • Set Checkpoints


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There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Software Developer Training course. 


This training course is beneficial for those who wish to expand their knowledge in the salesforce department. This course would be beneficial for:

  • Software Developers and App Developers
  • CRM Professionals, Developers, and Administrators
  • System Administration Personnel
  • Those aspiring for a career in Salesforce Development

Salesforce Developer Training Course Overview

Salesforce Developers are the backbone of every business that manages the company's old and new records. A Salesforce developer’s job is to analyse company processes, design CRM workflows in Salesforce, and deliver bespoke solutions for unique business requirements. They are a significant part of an organisation as they enable user-friendly applications, strategic development of marketing and sales teams, enhanced collaboration, better customer relations, easier predictions and analysis, diverse app development, mobile business processes, and facilitative better integrations. This training helps learners gain the skills to use Salesforce developers’ tools like Visualforce and Apex, as well as frameworks like Lightning Component, in order to develop apps. Holding the skills and knowledge of a Salesforce developer will surely help you climb the ladder of success in terms of value and career opportunities. 

This 4-day Salesforce Developer Training course is designed to provide delegates with extensive knowledge of Salesforce, its uses, and various platform services. Delegates will learn how to gain permission to modify metadata through metadata API functions and development platforms. They will also equip expertise about Apex, the features of the Apex programming language, data types in Apex, and Apex access specifier. Our highly skilled trainer with years of teaching experience will conduct this training and enable the delegates with a practical grasp of developing business apps using Salesforce programming.

Course Objectives

  • To work on custom and standard objects to enforce data quality and validation rules
  • To learn the capabilities and use cases for the approval process
  • To know about lightning web components and creating web components
  • To complete the deployment process in the Salesforce environment
  • To become familiar with the effect of the sharing model on reports

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to identify business logic, build specific data models, design user interfaces, and ensure security for customised applications. They will also be able to use Salesforce Object Search Language (SOSL), which would be beneficial for performing text searches in the records.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Courseware
  • Experienced Instructor

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


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Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Salesforce Developer Training FAQs


A Salesforce Developer is a computer operator who creates Salesforce applications across many platforms as a service platform.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Software Developer Training course.
This training course is beneficial for those who wish to expand their knowledge in the salesforce department.
A salesforce developer's responsibilities include designing, coding, and implementing salesforce applications, creating timelines and development goals, testing the application's stability and functionality, and troubleshooting as well as fixing bugs.
Fundamental object-oriented programming concepts, basic knowledge of C# and JavaScript, MVC style of designing, data management, modelling, Visualforce and apex fundamentals, lightning framework, communication skills, analytics skills, and problem-solving skills are the skills needed to be an efficient salesforce developer.
An individual can execute custom actions before or after events to records in salesforce, such as insertions, changes, or deletions, thanks to apex triggers.
In this Salesforce Developer Training course, you will learn about associating a standard list controller with a visualforce page, salesforce setup, ANT migration tool, pagination with a list controller, migrating aura components, debugging lightning web components, and other related concepts.
The price for Salesforce Developer Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Salesforce Developer Training.
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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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