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Salesforce Developer

40 Hours
Online Instructor-led Training
USD 1399 (USD 2800)
Save 50% Offer ends on 30-Jun-2024
Salesforce Developer course and certification
110 Learners

About this Course

The Salesforce Developer online course helps to advance the needed skills and develop knowledge to build custom applications on the salesforce platform using the support of programming languages such as APEX, Visualforce UI framework. The salesforce Developer online course participants are able to improve their skills in relation to build their career as a salesforce developer.

A Salesforce Developer specializes in using the Lightning and Apex programming languages to design and implement solutions within the context of the Salesforce platform. A Salesforce Developer is involved in the following tasks:

  • creating customized applications and improving existing ones
  • designing technical architecture and building or optimizing a database
  • analysing customer needs and advocating for suitable technical solutions
  • writing technical and functional documentation 
  • automating business tasks
  • keeping up with changes in Salesforce tools and software products

Uplatz offers an extensive course on Salesforce Developer. With this Salesforce Developer training, you'll gain the skills and build a professional portfolio required of all entry-level web developers, in addition to the skills specific to a career as a Salesforce Developer. You'll get experience with front-end projects using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Lightning, as well as back-end projects using Java and Apex. And at every step of the way, you'll learn to apply your new skills to Salesforce.


Course Objective

The Salesforce Developer training is intended for the salesforce developer consultant who can manage and develop applications for most popular CRM products across the globe. The dedicated mentors make sure the participants to cover all topics under Salesforce Development course curriculum useful for their career growth. Uplatz offers comprehensive salesforce developer training to become a skilled salesforce developer consultant.


Course Description

Salesforce developer course program will let the participants gain complete proficiency in salesforce development.

The Salesforce Developer online course which is ideally developed for salesforce developer consultant. 

The Salesforce Developer training is designed for a programmer who is responsible to build salesforce applications in varied PaaS (Platform as a service). 

The Salesforce developer training intention is to build a clear understanding to the participant of how salesforce really works, along with its experience in the PaaS. 

The Salesforce Developer Job role is to follow below duties:

  • Understand the needs of the end users and later on design, test and develop the software which caters their requirements.

  • Able to design salesforce applications and form cost-effective project plans.

  • Advice latest software upgrades for the end-users existing applications, programs and systems.

  • Design and implement programs for using over the internet as well as for remote users.

  • Manage the inconsistencies in data quality and form processes to overcome any kind of system deficiencies.

  • Act in prior analysing the varying business and technology platform related to salesforce.

  • Author technical and functional documentation.

  • Stay up to date with latest changes in salesforce tools and software products.

Uplatz Salesforce Developer training will ensure the participants to have hands-on experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Lighting and develop back-end projects using Java and Apex. 

Uplatz provides an in-depth training to the participants to accelerate their knowledge and skill set required for sales Developer job.



Target Audience

The Salesforce Developer course is intended for the below mentioned target audience, still if you are a newbie and want to make a career in salesforce then the Salesforce developer course is the best option you can choose.

  • A high school diploma student

  • Developer

  • Sales related professionals


Salesforce Developer

Course Details & Curriculum

Module 1

·       Basics of programming
·       Variables
·       Operators
·       Expressions
·       Looping Statement
·       Controlling Statement
·       Class
·       Objects
·       Functions
·       Data Types in Salesforce
·       Collections
·       Debug process and methodology


Module 2

·       Apex Classes
·       Introduction to Trigger
·       Triggers in Salesforce
·       Trigger Scope in Salesforce
·       Trigger Types
·       Best Practices Triggers
·       Understanding Trigger Context Variables in Salesforce
·       Understanding Test Classes in Salesforce
·       Building Test Classes and execution
·       DML Statements
·       Insert statement
·       Update Statement
·       Delete Statement
·       Getting data from recycle bin


Module 3

·       Introduction to Visualforce (VF)
·       Enabling VF for your Organization and Execution
·       Creating First VF page
·       Building Page Block Table in VF page
·       Building Form in VF page
·       Controllers
·       Types of Controllers
·       Standard Controllers
·       Custom Controllers
·       Controller Extension
·       Best Practices Visualforce
·       Exceptions


Module 4

·       Intro to SOQL
·       Query formation in SOQL
·       Intro to SOSL
·       Query formation in SOSL
·       DML statements in Salesforce
·       SOQL Vs SOSL
·       SOSL transformation


Salesforce Developer Certification

The Salesforce Developer certification exam CRT 450 conducted by Salesforce validates that the participants possess the basic knowledge to develop custom applications and use analytics function in Salesforce platform. Uplatz online training ensures to impart the subject knowledge and equip the participants to successfully go through the salesforce developer certification exam. 

Below mentioned are other details about Salesforce Developer certification exam:

  • Exam Mode: Online

  • Total Number of Questions: 60 multiple-choice questions

  • Time duration to complete the exam: 110 minutes

  • Graduating score: 65%

  • Prerequisite: None; course attendance is highly recommended


Please note that no hard-copy or other online materials should be referenced during the exam.


Career Path

The Salesforce Developer certification course with the help of expert professionals training is recognized across the globe. Because of the increased adoption of the salesforce technology in various business organizations the participants are able to find the job opportunity easily. The leading companies hire Salesforce Developer consultant to manage the latest product releases and other vital roles.  The Salesforce developer consultants can pursue a wide range of career paths.

The career path for a Salesforce Developer provides a lot of opportunities coupled with premium salaries:

·       Salesforce Developer
·       Salesforce CRM Developer
·       Salesforce Administrator
·       Java Developer
·       Back-end Developer


Job Prospects

The Salesforce Developer consultant draws an average salary of $125,000 per year depending on the knowledge and hands-on experience. The Salesforce Developer job roles are in high demand and make a rewarding career.

According to Glassdoor, the national average yearly salary for Salesforce Developers is roughly $22,000 higher than web developers. This course is built for students who would like to learn the development side of Salesforce.

Salesforce Developer Interview Questions


1) What does Salesforce do?

Salesforce provides CRM software and cloud-based solutions that help enterprises to connect better with their customers. It supports businesses to manage their customer's data and track their activities efficiently.

2) What are the Salesforce subsidiaries?

The following are the major subsidiaries of Salesforce:

  • Tableau 
  • Pardot
  • Heroku
  • Mulesoft
  • Demandware Inc
  • SalesforceIQ

3) What is meant by an Object in Salesforce?

Objects in Salesforce are used as database tables that are used to store information of an organization. We have two types of objects in salesforce, they are.

Standard Object: These are the objects provided by the salesforce, which include contacts, accounts, opportunities, leads, cases, campaigns, products, contracts, dashboards, etc.

Custom Object: This includes the modifications made to the Salesforce by users. It stores the essential and unique information of an organization. Custom Object includes page layouts, relationship to other objects, custom user interface tab, custom fields, etc.

4) What is meant by App in Salesforce?

An App in Salesforce.com is a container that holds various things such as a logo, name, and a set of required tabs.  It is also called as a group of tabs that work together to prove the functionality that you are looking for.

In Salesforce, you can customize apps to match your requirements, or you can build new applications by combining custom and standard tabs.

5) What type of apps we can create in SF?

We can create two types of Apps in Salesforce:

Custom app: This type of apps can be used in every business scenario. It is widely used in the market.

Console app: This type of app can be used only in the client service business, where we focus on solving the client’s issues. It is not comparatively, widely used in the market.

6) What is Salesforce Standard Fields?

Below mentioned are the Salesforce Standard Fields:

  • Owner
  • Name
  • Last modified by
  • Created by

7) What are Audit Fields?

Standard fields are nothing but audit fields.

8) What are the default filters in salesforce?

They are Date filters.

9) How to get rid of Date Filter?

 By selecting the “All Time” in the “Range” on the page.

10) What are the issues you faced on joined reports?

We can not export.

11) What is the difference between a role and a profile?

Profiles are both features that can be added to a user record in Salesforce. Roles are optionally added while Profiles are a basic requirement of setting up a user.
Profiles help to control object privileges such as CRED (Create, Read, Edit, Delete). They also contain system permissions that a user can carry out such as exporting data.
Roles on the other hand help with sharing records across an organisation. They work in a hierarchical fashion, giving users access to records that are owned by people lower down in the hierarchy.

12) Can you name three types of object relationships available in Salesforce?

There are three main relationship types in Salesforce:

  • A lookup relationship can be used to link two objects together. It is the most basic type of relationship that creates a child-parent relationship between two objects.
  • A master-detail relationship can also be used to link two objects together. A master-detail relationship creates a tight relationship between the parent and the child. The child record inherits security of the parent, and if the parent is deleted, all associated child records will also be deleted. Master-detail relationships created some extra functionality such as roll-up summary fields that allow you to calculate data on the parent from the children.
  • A many-to-many relationship (Also referred to as a junction object), allows you to create a relationship between two objects that need to model a many-to-many relationship. These are created with an object that has two master-detail relationships to two parent objects.

13) What is SOQL used for?

SOQL stands for Salesforce Object Query Language. It is very similar to the widely used language SQL (Structured Query Language), to query databases. SOQL is specifically designed for Salesforce data and is used to query the Salesforce platform to retrieve data. SOQL is used within Apex & Visualforce to return sets of data.

14) What’s the difference between Salesforce.com & Force.com?

Salesforce.com is SaaS(Software-as-a-Service) product while Force.com is a PaaS product (Platform-as-a-Service). Salesforce.com has a selection of prepackaged solutions such as the Sales & Service Cloud that are designed for a specific purpose. While Force.com allows you to build your own applications. Salesforce.com is built on the Force.com platform.

15) What options are available to you for deploying from a Sandbox to Production?

There are various ways to deploy from Sandbox to Production. The main way is to use a Salesforce feature called Change Sets. These allow you to package up components and then deploying them to another Salesforce Org. There are various other methods including ANT MIgration Tool, Force.com IDE and Unmanaged packages.

16) How are bucket fields used in Salesforce?

Bucket fields can be used in Salesforce reports to group together field values. These fields are not created on the Salesforce platform and only exist in in the report itself.

17) What is Apex?

Apex is a strongly typed, object-oriented programming language that allows developers to extend the Salesforce platform by writing their own business logic into the platform. Apex looks similar to Java and can be launched through a variety of user-initiated events such as record updates, button clicks, triggers on objects, or external web service requests.

18) Can you customise Apex & Visualforce directly in a production org?

Apex cannot be customised in a production Org, it must be changed and deployed through a sandbox and meet test coverage. Visualforce, on the other hand, may be customised directly in production (Although this is not best practice).

19) What are the two options for when Apex Triggers can run?

Apex Triggers can either run before a record has been saved of after. A before operation is usually used to verify information that is going to be inserted, and after trigger is used to access data that has previously been entered by a user or system.

20) When should Apex be used over Workflow rules or Process Builder?

There are various reasons why you should use Apex over declarative automation options:

  • Workflow rules and Process Builder operations sometimes have feature limitations that can be overcome with Apex. For example, pulling information from an external system.
  • When dealing with certain or large sets of data, Apex can be more efficient than declarative options due to less limitations.

21) What are Governor Limits?

Salesforce runs on a multitenant environment which means resources (Storage, CPU, Memory) are shared with other companies on the Salesforce platform. This means limits must be in place to ensure that all companies using the Salesforce architecture abide by certain rules and don’t let their code or processes monopolize shared resources.

22) What is Apex test coverage? What’s the minimum test coverage required to deploy?

To ensure that your code meets certain standards, Apex Code coverage shows you how many executable lines of code in your classes and triggers have been exercised by test methods. Code coverage percentage is a calculation of the number of covered lines divided by the sum of the number of covered lines and uncovered lines. The minimum test coverage required to deploy to production is 75%.

23) What are some Apex best practices?

  • Bulkify your code
  • Avoid SOQL Queries or DML statements inside FOR Loops
  • Avoid Hardcoding IDs
  • Use of the Limits Apex Methods to Avoid Hitting Governor Limits
  • Querying Large Data Sets

24) What is an Apex Email Service?

You can use email services to process the contents, headers, and attachments of inbound emails. For example, you can create an email service that automatically creates contact records based on contact information in messages.

25) What are the different type of Collections you can have in Apex?

There are three main types of collection:

  • Lists – A list is an ordered collection of elements that are distinguished by their indices. List elements can be of any data type—primitive types, collections, sObjects, user-defined types, and built-in Apex types.
  • Sets – A set is an unordered collection of elements that do not contain any duplicates. Set elements can be of any data type—primitive types, collections, sObjects, user-defined types, and built-in Apex types.
  • Maps – A map is a collection of key-value pairs where each unique key maps to a single value. Keys and values can be any data type—primitive types, collections, sObjects, user-defined types, and built-in Apex types.

26) What is Visualforce?

Visualforce is the component-based user interface framework for the Force.com platform. The framework includes a tag-based markup language, similar to HTML. Each Visualforce tag corresponds to a coarse or fine-grained user interface component, such as a section of a page, or a field. Visualforce boasts about 100 built-in components and a mechanism whereby developers can create their own components.

27) What is a Static Resource?

Static resources allow you to upload content that you can reference in a Visualforce page, including archives (such as .zip and .jar files), images, style sheets, JavaScript, and other files.

28) What is the difference between a standard and custom controller?

Standard Controllers are generated automatically for all standard pages. They provide you with all the functionality that a standard page contains, such as editing or saving a record.
Custom Controllers can be written by a developer to override the standard functionality that a standard controller provides on a Visualforce page.

29) What is a Lightning Component?

The Lightning Component framework is a UI framework for developing dynamic web apps for mobile and desktop devices. It’s a modern framework for building single-page applications engineered for growth. The framework supports partitioned multi-tier component development that bridges the client and server. It uses JavaScript on the client side and Apex on the server side.

30) Explain the differences between Workflow and Process Builder?

Workflows and the Process Builder are declarative automation tools that can be used to extend the Salesforce platforms functionality. Both have point and click functionality and have a variety of functionality and features to automate business processes.

Workflow rules – An automation tool that can evaluate an argument, and kick off an automation function. These functions can include a field update, sending an email message, creating a task, or sending an outbound message. A workflow can only evaluate a single criteria before it either triggers the automation or does not.

Process Builder – The process builder is a newer automation tool that has a wider variety of functions. These include creating a record, updating child records, posting to chatter, launching a flow and more. The process builder can evaluate multiple criteria and trigger different automation depending on the one met.

31) How are sharing rules used in Salesforce?

Sharing rules can be set up in order extend sharing, and to grant users access to a set of records depending on a defined criteria. A sharing rule can beset upp to extend sharing to a profile, role or public group depending on either the owner of a record, or a field value. You can either assign Read-Only access to these users, or Read/Write access.

32) Can you explain the use of custom settings?

Custom settings are similar to custom objects and enable application developers to create custom sets of data, as well as create and associate custom data for an organization, profile, or specific user. You can use custom settings to store a variety of information that can be accessed easily by other Salesforce tools.

33) Explain the use of a roll-up summary field and where it can be used

Roll-up summary fields can be used to calculate information based off of a parent records child records. While a formula field can calculate information within a single record, roll-up summary fields can calculate data from a set of child records. For example, a roll-up summary field could be used to calculate the total value of all closed won opportunities on an account. Roll-up summary fields can only be used on a master-detail relationship.

34) What’s the difference between Record Types & Page Layouts

Whilst a page layout is used to define which fields, sections and related lists are displayed to a user, a record type can extend this by defining different business processes.

35) Explain the use of an Outbound Message?

An outbound message is one automation function that can fire from a workflow rule. They can send a message to external web services which can contain field values, this can subsequently kick off additional processes in external systems.

36) What is OAuth?

OAuth is an open standard for access delegation, commonly used as a way to grant websites or applications access to their information on other websites, but without giving them the passwords.

37) What is a Connected App?

A connected app integrates an application with Salesforce using APIs. Connected apps use standard SAML and OAuth protocols to authenticate, provide single sign-on, and provide tokens for use with Salesforce APIs. In addition to standard OAuth capabilities, connected apps allow Salesforce admins to set various security policies and have explicit control over who can use the corresponding apps.

38) Can you give an example of a Salesforce API and it’s usage?

Salesforce has a variety of API’s that let you interact with the system in different ways.

REST – The REST API lets you integrate with Force.com applications using simple HTTP methods in either XML or JSON formats, making this an idea API for developing mobile applications or external clients.

Bulk – The Bulk API provides a programmatic access that lets you quickly load data into your Salesforce organisation.

Streaming – The Streaming API can be used to receive notifications for changes to Salesforce data that match a SOQL query you define. Streaming API is useful when you want notifications to be pushed from the server to the client based on criteria that you define.

39) What are External ID fields used for?

Certain fields can be defined as an external ID on an object. These can be used in order to match up data from external systems with a unique reference ID. For example, if you need to match up data from an external accounting system to the Accounts in Salesforce, you can use an external ID field to reference the Accounting systems unique ID instead of the Salesforce ID.

40) What is a use case for Salesforce Connect?

Salesforce Connect is a product that utilises external objects. External objects allow you to integrate information into Salesforce in real-time, but without actually utilising Salesforce storage limits. An examples of using Salesforce connect could be to integrate a large database that houses transaction history against an account. This history would be viewable and reportable in Salesforce, but without utilising the large amount of storage it would take to the house.

41) Mention the three types of object relationship in salesforce?

The three types of object relationship are:

  • Lookup Relationship

  • Master-detail Relationship

  • Many-to-many relationship

42) Explain the Lookup relationship?
Lookup relationship is the basic relationship type which is used to create child-parent relationship between two objects.

43) Explain master-detail relationship?

The master-detail relationship is used to create a tight relationship between the parent and a child. The master-detail relationship is used to create some extra features such as roll-up summary fields which is used to calculate data on the parents side from children.

44) Explain many-to-many relationship?

The many-many relationship also known as junction object is used to form relationship between two objects that is used to model many to many relationship.

45) Define SOQL purpose in salesforce?

SOQL is also known as Salesforce Object Query Language. It is very alike to the SQL to query database. SOQL is used specifically for salesforce data and is made use to query the salesforce platform to fetch data.

46) What are the usage limits of SOQL?

The SOQL is used within APEX and Visual force to return data sets.

47) Define APEX?

APEX is an object-oriented programming language which allows the developers to spread the salesforce platform by scripting their own business logic and implementing into the platform.

48) Explain APEX Email service?

The users can make use of the email services to process the drafted content, headers, attachments of emails.

49) Mention the different types of collections available in APEX?

The different types of collections are:

  • Lists

  • Sets 

  • Maps

50) Define Visualforce?
Visualforce is known as the component-based user interface framework used for the Force.com platform. The framework comprises a tag-based markup language very much similar to HTML.

51) Define Static Resource?

The static resource allows the user to upload content that can be further referenced in visualforce page which includes archive file such as .zip and .jar files, images, style sheets and other files.

52) Define Lightning Component?

The Lightning component framework is a user interface framework which is used to develop web applications for mobile and desktop-based devices. It is a recently developed framework to build single-page applications for growth purpose.

53) What are the supporting components of Lightning?

The framework is able to support partitioned multi-tier components that is connected between the client and the server.


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