Learning Force.com Application Development [electronic resource].
- 1st edition
- Birmingham : Packt Publishing, 2015.
- Professional expertise distilled
1 online resource (406 p.)
- Force.com (Electronic resource).
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- If you are a developer who wants to learn how to develop and deploy applications from the Salesforce.com platform, then this book is for you. No prior knowledge of Salesforce is necessary.
- Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Author; Acknowledgments; About the Reviewers; www.PacktPub.com; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Getting Started with Force.com; Introduction to the Force.com platform; Understanding the Force.com model; Key features of the Force.com platform; Advantages of Force.com; Designing and developing applications on the Force.com platform; Signing up for a free developer edition account; Basic application design; Types of applications suitable for Force.com; Design consideration; Customization on the Force.com platform
Identifying building blocks of the Force.com platformThe sample application; Summary; Chapter 2: Building the Data Model; Creating objects; Standard objects; Custom objects; Creating custom fields; Text data types; Numeric field data types; Calendar data types; Formatted text data types; Calculation data types; Limited option data types; Relationship data types; Special relationship types; Creating a lookup relationship field; Creating a master-detail relationship field; Summary; Chapter 3: Building the User Interface; Creating a Force.com custom application; Creating custom tabs
Custom object tabsVisualforce tabs; The Web tab; Customizing page layouts; Search layouts; Page layouts; The page layout editor; An overview of Visualforce; Advantages of Visualforce; Summary; Chapter 4: Designing Apps for Multiple Users and Protecting Data; Design considerations; An overview of Force.com licenses; The security framework of the Force.com platform; Organization security; Password policies; Activations; Login access policies; Certificate and key management; Remote site settings; Other organization security settings; User security; Network-based security; Session security
Administrative securityProfiles and roles; Administrative permissions and general user permissions; Permission sets; Groups; Queues; Component-based security; Application permissions; Tab permissions; Record type permissions; Apex class and Visualforce page permissions; Object permissions; Field-level security permissions; Record-based security; Record ownership; Organization-wide defaults; Record sharing; Summary; Chapter 5: Implementing Business Processes; Preserving data quality with validation rules; Defining validation rules; Considerations and tips for writing validation rules
Automating the business process using workflowsCreating workflow rules; Time-dependent actions and time trigger considerations; Automating the business process using approval processes; Creating a multistep approval process; Approval process considerations; Comparing workflow and approval processes; Summary; Chapter 6: Data Management on the Force.com Platform; Data management operations; The CRUD commands; The Upsert command; Force.com record IDs; Characteristics of record IDs; Inserting system fields; External IDs; Data management tools; Cloud-based tools; The data import wizard
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