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Play by Play: Adopting Trigger Design Patterns in Existing Salesforce Orgs

by Dan Appleman and Don Robins

In this course, you’ll learn inexpensive and low-risk ways to bring current best practices into an existing Salesforce org and prepare it for the future.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Adopting Trigger Design Patterns in Existing Salesforce Orgs, Dan Appleman and Don Robins demonstrate guiding a team towards choosing how to adopt trigger design patterns to resolve problems and ensure both stability and sustainability. Learn about evaluating the issues, the various issues associated with unmanaged trigger execution order, errant DML operations, multiple triggers on the same object, and simple coding patterns that can help resolve these common issues. By the end of this course, you’ll have gained a solid understanding of how you can achieve enormous benefits in terms of reliability and performance with very little effort by applying simple design patterns to improve your Apex codebase and declarative configuration.

About the authors

Dan Appleman is a well known author, software developer, and speaker. He is the author of numerous books, ebooks, and online courses on various topics (technology and other). His latest book is "Advanced Apex Programming" -

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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