Apex Academy: Absolute Beginner's Guide to Coding in Salesforce
Anyone can code in Salesforce! A crash course on how to code Apex and why learning to code will skyrocket your career (and wallet)!
What you'll learn
Want to learn how to code in Salesforce but scared to start? This course is for you! We'll give you a crash course on Salesforce development and teach you how to write, test, and deploy Apex triggers. No programming experience required - anyone can code! Taught by a Salesforce Technical Architect who works at Google.
Table of contents
- Introducing Apex 2m
- The Salesforce Automation Landscape 2m
- Declarative Toolset 3m
- Coding Toolset 3m
- Graph of Salesforce Tools 2m
- When to Write Code 2m
- Apex Triggers Overview 4m
- Why We Learn Triggers First 2m
- Trigger Requirements 2m
- Coding Editors 6m
- Demo: How to Install the Developer Console 1m
- Summary 1m
- Introduction to Writing Basic Apex Triggers 2m
- Demo: Hello World Trigger 6m
- Demo: Hello World Trigger Syntax 4m
- The Trigger Loop, Explained 4m
- Why Do We Need a Trigger Loop? 3m
- Demo: Apple Watch Trigger 8m
- Comparing Our Two Triggers 3m
- When to Use 'before' vs. 'after' Triggers 4m
- Demo: The Infinite Looping Trigger 5m
- Demo: The Non-existent ID Trigger 3m
- The General Trigger Pattern 1m
- Demo: Dedupe This Lead Trigger 4m
- Summary 1m
Salesforce is a powerful Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software used by the likes of Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Yahoo, and more.
Apex is an object-oriented programming language for Salesforce that allows you to complete flow and transaction statements, add business logic to system events, and much more.
This Apex basics course is for anyone who wants to learn how to code in Salesforce but doesn't know where to start.
This crash course on Salesforce development will teach you how to write, test, and deploy Apex triggers.
No programming experience required - anyone can learn Apex but you should already have a good grasp of Salesforce.