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CCT London 2013 Theatre Intro to Apex

  1. 1. Introduction to ApexCoding in the Cloud@radnipFrancis PindarSalesforce MVP@pchittumPeter ChittumDeveloper Evangelist
  2. 2. Safe HarborSafe harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:This presentation may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. If any such uncertaintiesmaterialize or if any of the assumptions proves incorrect, the results of, inc. could differ materially from the results expressed orimplied by the forward-looking statements we make. All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including any projections of product or service availability, subscriber growth, earnings, revenues, or other financial items and anystatements regarding strategies or plans of management for future operations, statements of belief, any statements concerningnew, planned, or upgraded services or technology developments and customer contracts or use of our services.The risks and uncertainties referred to above include – but are not limited to – risks associated with developing and delivering new functionalityfor our service, new products and services, our new business model, our past operating losses, possible fluctuations in our operating resultsand rate of growth, interruptions or delays in our Web hosting, breach of our security measures, the outcome of intellectual property and otherlitigation, risks associated with possible mergers and acquisitions, the immature market in which we operate, our relatively limited operatinghistory, our ability to expand, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, new releases of our service and successfulcustomer deployment, our limited history reselling products, and utilization and selling to larger enterprise customers.Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of, inc. is included in our annual report on Form10-Q for the most recent fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2012. This documents and others containing important disclosures are available on theSEC Filings section of the Investor Information section of our Web site.Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other presentations, press releases or public statements are not currently availableand may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase our services should make the purchase decisions based upon featuresthat are currently available., inc. assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
  3. 3. Fastest Path from Idea to AppInfrastructureServicesNetworkStorageOperating SystemDatabaseApp ServerWeb ServerData CenterDisaster RecoveryOperationsServicesAuthenticationAvailabilityMonitoringPatch ManagementUpgradesBackupNOCTroubleshootingYourInnovativeAppApplicationServicesSecurity/SharingIntegrationCustomizationWeb ServicesMulti-LanguageWorkflowTouchServicesNative iOS SDKNative AndroidSDKHTML5Xcode wizardsPIN codesupportCustom APEXRESTGeo-locationMobile APIsSocialServicesFeedsProfilesStatus updatesGroupsFile sharingApprovalsMessengerPresencePlatformServicesGlobalizationAPIsSecurityAnalyticsSearchIdentity
  4. 4. Programmatic Cloud Logic Programmatic Business Logic Complex Transactional Logic Stored Procedures Triggers
  5. 5. Apex Code Is Native OO language for Syntactically similar to Java or C# Bundled with its own unit testing framework
  6. 6. Use Apex as a More Flexible Alternative…then try ApexFirst try…Validation RuleWorkflow RuleSharing Rule RuleStandard ControllerStandard APIsEmail to Case/LeadReport/Report Type
  7. 7. Setup Menu Developer Development Tools…and many morepartner Plug-in for Eclipse IDE
  8. 8. Triggers for Custom Business Logic Like stored proceduresin relational databases Connected to Salesforceobjects/entities Fire on standarddatabase events, andundelete Contains contextvariables– Control flow– Access data Best practices:– 1 Trigger per object– Bulk processing– Helper classes
  9. 9. Demo Time!
  10. 10. Unit Tests Unit test frameworkcooked into the platform Plan your tests when youplan your customization Best practices:– Use test data (static data,Apex generated data, testfactories) Best practices (contd.):– Positive and negativeoutcomes– Bulk data– Differing usage patterns(All or none, or not?)– Exercise governor limits
  11. 11. Demo Time!
  12. 12. Check It Out Project:– Package:–
  13. 13. Thank you!