Force.com Platform - The Big Picture

by Don Robins

A high level developer's perspective of the Force.com application development platform; it's metadata driven framework, services layer and more.

What you'll learn

Salesforce.com is best known as a web based Sales and Service application that touts itself as cloud based Software as a Service CRM. A more companies come to rely on it every day; there is a growing opportunity and need for traditional developers to understand how to develop on the platform. Not as visible is the metadata driven application development framework upon which the CRM features are built, and the ever growing collection of services provided by its Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Both allow for extremely rapid application development, as well as sophisticated integration with external systems. This course will provide a perspective of the platform's depth and breadth, and show the big picture of what it can really do, and what you can do with it.

About the author

Don Robins is a well known Salesforce MVP, instructor, author, and speaker. A custom business application developer for more decades than he cares to admit, he focuses on Salesforce technical instruction and knowledge sharing. Certified as a Platform II Developer and an award winning Salesforce Instructor, he's presented and taught at annual Dreamforce conferences since 2010. He delivers Salesforce developer classes and workshops around the US and abroad, and manages a team of instructors ... more

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