Development with the Platform, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Master, Today’s Fastest, Most Flexible Cloud Development Platform

With’s platform, you can build and deploy powerful cloud-based enterprise applications faster than ever before. Now, Jason Ouellette gives you all the practical, technical guidance you need to make the most of the newest releases in your own custom cloud applications.

Throughout, he adds new code and updated best practices for rapidly prototyping, building, and testing production-quality solutions. This edition’s extensive new coverage includes Developer Console, JSON, Streaming and Tooling APIs, Bulk API, Canvas, REST integration, support for Web MVC frameworks, Apex and Visualforce, and an all-new chapter on mobile user interfaces.

Ouellette covers the entire platform: UIs, database design, analytics, , and many other topics. His code examples emphasize maintainability, flexibility, and seamless integration—and you can run and adapt all of them with a free Developer Edition account. Coverage includes:

  • Leveraging’s customizable infrastructure to deliver advanced Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions
  • Understanding’s unique processes, tools, and architecture
  • Developing a complete application, from requirements and use cases through deployment
  • Using the database as a framework for highly flexible, maintainable applications
  • Applying’s baked-in security, including user identity, data ownership, and fine-grained access control
  • Constructing powerful logic with Apex, SOQL, and SOSL
  • Adopting asynchronous actions, Single Page Applications, and other advanced features in Web user interfaces
  • Building intuitive user interfaces with Visualforce, and extending them to public-facing websites and mobile devices
  • Creating smartphone/tablet-friendly apps with and Visualforce
  • Performing massive data-intensive tasks offline with Batch Apex
  • Using integration options, including REST, SOAP, Canvas, and the Streaming, Bulk, Tooling, and Metadata APIs
  • Developing internal with’s Chatter collaboration tools

If you’re already building Web or mobile applications, take your next giant step into enterprise cloud development—with Development with the Platform, Third Edition.

All code examples in this book are available on Github at, and as a IDE on Github at

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introducing
Chapter 2. Database Essentials
Chapter 3. Database Security
Chapter 4. Business Logic
Chapter 5. Advanced Business Logic
Chapter 6. User Interfaces
Chapter 7. Advanced User Interfaces
Chapter 8. Mobile User Interfaces
Chapter 9. Batch Processing
Chapter 10. Integration with
Chapter 11. Advanced Integration
Chapter 12. Social Applications

Book Details

  • Title: Development with the Platform, 3rd Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 448 pages
  • Edition: 3
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2013-12-13
  • ISBN-10: 0321949161
  • ISBN-13: 9780321949165
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