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Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code [electronic resource] : Customizing Salesforce on the Force.com Platform / by Philip Weinmeister.

Author/Creator:
Weinmeister, Philip. author., Author,
Edition:
1st ed. 2015.
Publication:
Berkeley, CA : Apress : Imprint: Apress, 2015.
Series:
The expert's voice in cloud technology Practical Salesforce.com development without code
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (306 p.)
Subjects:
Application software.
Software engineering.
Computers.
Local subjects:
Computer Applications. (search)
Software Engineering/Programming and Operating Systems. (search)
Information Systems and Communication Service. (search)
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
Are you facing a challenging Salesforce.com problem--say, relating to automation, configuration, formulation, or reporting--that you can't quite crack? Or maybe you are hoping to infuse some creativity into your solution design strategy to solve problems faster or make solutions more efficient? Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code shows you how to unlock the power of the Force.com platform to solve real business problems--and all without writing a line of code. Adhering to Salesforce.com's "clicks, not code" mantra, Salesforce.com expert Phil Weinmeister walks you through different business problems and identifies effective, creative--and proven--approaches to solutions using the platform's declarative framework. If you are a Salesforce.com administrator, analyst, consultant, or developer, you can attest to the insatiable appetite of users for new functionality. Your clients expect solutions--and now. By adopting Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code as your guide, you will learn how to deliver business solutions within Salesforce.com by combining analysis, creativity, and logic with some of its core elements, including validation rules, workflow rules, and formula fields. In addition, Weinmeister dissects and explains the most useful functions and features for developers, and shows you how to use them. Among other things, you will learn how to: Build objects, fields, and relationships to establish a sensible data model Automate business processes by using workflow rules and flows (Visual Workflow) Utilize functions and develop formulas effectively for a variety of business needs Develop intricate approval processes to handle exception scenarios Employ publisher actions to drive additional functionality from the Chatter feed Manage your data using Data Loader Best of all, Weinmeister uses real-life business scenarios and visuals to keep you engaged and learning something new with every page you read. Practical Salesforce.com Development Without Code will help you absorb the principles behind dozens of creative and thoughtful ways to solve your business problems. Applying the lessons learned from this how-to guide will ultimately save you time and ensure that your clients or internal customers are well satisfied and productive.
Contents:
""Contents at a Glance""; ""Contents""; ""About the Author""; ""About the Technical Reviewer""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1: The Salesforce.com Data Model: Objects, Fields, and Relationships""; ""Salesforce.com Fields""; ""Standard vs. Custom Fields""; ""Attributes""; ""Custom Field Types""; ""Auto Number""; ""Formula""; ""Checkbox""; ""Numeric Fields""; ""Date Fields""; ""Email""; ""Geolocation""; ""Phone""; ""Picklist""; ""Text Fields""; ""URL""; ""Additional Field Types""; ""Creating a Custom Field Step by Step""; ""Salesforce.com Objects""
""Salesforce.com Relationships""""Relationship Field Types""; ""Lookup Relationship""; ""Master-Detail Relationship""; ""Roll Up Summary""; ""Junction Objects""; ""Some Perspective on the Data Model""; ""Recap""; ""Chapter 2: Formula Functions: Your Building Block in Salesforce.com Formulas""; ""Anatomy of a Salesforce.com Function""; ""Name""; ""Arguments""; ""Optional Arguments""; ""Salesforce.com Development Using Functions""; ""The Function Selector""; ""Inserting a Field""; ""Inserting Text""; ""Checking Your Syntax""; ""Using the Simple and Advanced Formula Editors""
""Salesforce.com Formula Functions: A Deep Dive""""ABS""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""Other Considerations""; ""AND""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""Other Considerations""; ""BEGINS""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""BLANKVALUE""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""Other Considerations""; ""CASE""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""Other Considerations""; ""CONTAINS""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""DATE""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""
""Usability""""DATEVALUE""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""DAY, MONTH, and YEAR""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""FIND""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""HYPERLINK""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""Other Considerations""; ""IF""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""IMAGE""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""INCLUDES""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""ISBLANK""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""
""Other Considerations""""ISCHANGED""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""ISNEW""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Other Considerations""; ""Usability""; ""ISNULL""; ""ISPICKVAL""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""LEFT, MID, RIGHT""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Other Considerations""; ""Usability""; ""LEN""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""MID""; ""MOD""; ""Format""; ""Usability""; ""NOW, TODAY""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""; ""Usability""; ""OR""; ""Format""; ""Application Scenarios""
""Usability""
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-4842-0097-7
OCLC:
908082948
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-1-4842-0097-1 doi
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