Apex Academy: The Power of SOQL

The key to awakening the power of Apex lies in SOQL. Learn how to write SOQL queries, how to integrate SOQL in your Apex triggers, and how to defend your org from bugs by using SOQL in your test classes.
Course info
Rating
(85)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 18, 2016
Duration
2h 58m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction
SOQL Boot Camp
Understanding SOQL in Apex
Writing Defensive Test Classes
Description
Course info
Rating
(85)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 18, 2016
Duration
2h 58m
Description

The key to awakening the power of Apex lies in SOQL, Salesforce's data querying language. In this course, Apex Academy: The Power of SOQL, you get to see this power first hand. You'll start by learning how to write SOQL queries and how to integrate SOQL in your Apex triggers. You'll also get to see how to defend your org from bugs by using SOQL in your test classes. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to write Apex triggers with unlimited automation powers in your org.

About the author
About the author

David Liu is a self-taught programmer whose dreams came true when he became a Salesforce Technical Architect at Google. Now, David dreams of inspiring the next generation of Salesforce developers. He's a four-time Salesforce MVP winner and runs SFDC99.com, the world's most popular Salesforce blog.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is David, and welcome to my Apex Academy course, where we learn the power of SOQL. I'm a Salesforce Technical Architect at Google. In this course, we unlock the true power of the Apex programming language by learning its greatest tool, SOQL. Some of the major topics we'll cover include why SOQL opens up the magical world of salesforce, how to integrate SOQL into your Apex triggers, and how to write real test classes that take advantage of SOQL and protect your org from unexpected bugs. By the end of this course, you'll know how to write triggers that'll be able to automate every business process in your org. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with basic fundamentals of the Apex programming language and know how to write simple triggers. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn SOQL with this Apex Academy course at Pluralsight.