Create business applications using Apex to extend and improve the usefulness of the Salesforce1 Platform
About This Book
- Create Apex triggers and classes and build interactive Visualforce pages
- Understand best practices and workarounds to platform limitations
- Hands-on examples that will help you create business applications using Apex quickly and efficiently
Who This Book Is For
If you are a developer who has some object-oriented programming experience, Learning Apex Programming is the perfect book for you. This book is most appropriate for developers who wish to gain an understanding of the Force.com platform and how to use Apex to create business applications.
Starting with the syntax and common use cases for developing in Salesforce, this book will teach you how to create and deploy applications on the fly. You will learn how to approach new projects and learn the basics of Apex, including how to use Eclipse and the sandbox.
Salesforce limits and batch processes are explained in an easy-to-understand format, and you will gain a deep understanding of triggers, classes, test coverage, and Visualforce pages. You will also discover how you can share your Force.com data and code with the outside world and how to integrate with Google calendar using Apex.
Finally, the book covers the creation of real-world web service integrations with Salesforce.com; you will create a Force.com application from start to finish using Apex as the business logic. By the end of this book, you will know all the best practices for development using Apex.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Apex Assumptions and Comparisons
Chapter 2: Apex Limits
Chapter 3: More and Later
Chapter 4: Triggers and Classes
Chapter 5: Visualforce Development with Apex
Chapter 6: Exposing Force.com to the World
Chapter 7: Use Case – Integration with Google Calendar
Chapter 8: Creating a Property Management Application
Chapter 9: Test Coverage