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Apex for Admins
Get Started with Apex in 30 minutes
May 15, 2014
#forcewebinar
Safe Harbor
Safe harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:
This presentat...
#forcewebinar
Speakers
David
Liu
Technical Architect, MVP
@dvdkliu
LeeAnne
Templeman
Developer Evangelist
@leeanndroid
#forcewebinar
Engage with the Community
@salesforcedevs / #forcewebinar
Salesforce Developers
Salesforce Developers
The vi...
#forcewebinar
Have Questions?
 We have an expert support team at the ready to answer your
questions during the webinar.
...
#forcewebinar
Have Questions?
 Don’t wait until the end to ask your question!
– Technical support will answer questions s...
#forcewebinar
Introduction to Apex
 Who are we?
 What is Apex?
 Who should be tuning in?
 When do you use Apex?
 Beyo...
#forcewebinar
David’s Path
#forcewebinar
Getting Started
#forcewebinar
But Then….
#forcewebinar
David’s Top Tips!
 Attend all 3 #Apex4Admins webinars
 Do tutorials & quizzes on SFDC99.com
 Be active on...
#forcewebinar
www.SFDC99.com
#forcewebinar
How To Get A Salesforce Dream Job
 Get Certified!
 Be Social
 Quality over Quantity
 Be Persistent
 Thi...
#forcewebinar
Don’t Miss Out!
http://bit.ly/df14-apex4admins
$899 Discount Code:
D14DVLPR
#forcewebinar
What is Apex?
 Salesforce language
 Popular
 Beyond point and click
#forcewebinar
Declarative and Programmatic
Declarative Programmatic
Visualforce Pages
Visualforce Components
Apex Controll...
#forcewebinar
Declarative and Programmatic
Declarative Programmatic
Visualforce Pages
Visualforce Components
Apex Controll...
#forcewebinar
Every Object, Every Field: Apex and Visualforce
Enabled
Visualforce Pages
Visualforce Components
Apex Contro...
#forcewebinar
Every Object, Every Field: Apex and Visualforce
Enabled
Visualforce Pages
Visualforce Components
Apex Contro...
#forcewebinar
Anatomy of a Trigger
Chapter 1:
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Glossary of Terms

 Salesforce Keyword
 Variable
 Free TextImportant!
#forcewebinar
Exercise
Let’s write a Trigger!
#forcewebinar
What is a Test Class?
 When do we use Test Classes?
 What are the requirements?
 Test Class vs. Trigger
...
#forcewebinar
Anatomy of a Test Class

 Salesforce Keyword
 Variable
 Free TextImportant!
#forcewebinar
Exercise!
Let’s write a Test Class!
#forcewebinar
Recap
 Getting Started
 What is Apex?
 Where do we write Apex?
 When do we use Apex?
 Apex Triggers
 A...
#forcewebinar
So Where Do I Start?
 Get your Developer Edition Org
 Sandbox
– Change Sets
 DE vs Trial?
#forcewebinar
Resources
 Developer Forums
– http://developer.salesforce.com/forums
 SFDC99 – David’s Site
– http://sfdc9...
May 22nd
Apex for Admins: Build on the Basics!
http://bit.ly/Apex4Admins-2
• SOQL
• Cross-Object Queries
• Learn to write ...
Q & A
#forcewebinar
David
Liu
Technical Architect, MVP
@dvdkliu
LeeAnne
Templeman
Developer Evangelist
@leeanndroid
Survey
Your feedback is crucial to the success
of our webinar programs. Thank you!
http://bit.ly/Apex4Admins1
#forcewebinar
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Apex for Admins: Get Started with Apex in 30 Minutes! (part 1)

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In this webinar we will introduce you to Apex, and then walk you through the process of writing and deploying a basic trigger in your development environment.

This series serves as an Introduction to Apex for Salesforce Administrators with no programming background. This is the first in a 3-part series with David Liu and LeeAnne Templeman. David Liu is the creator of sfdc99.com, an intro to Apex exercise guide for all Salesforce Admins. David is a self-taught Salesforce MVP who began his path as a marketer and is now the Salesforce Technical Architect for Google. He will share some of his own learning path, as well as tips and tricks on how to become a Salesforce developer.


Key Takeaways

See how quickly you can pick up the Force.com programming language and build triggers on your own!
Learn what a test class is, and how to write, modify and deploy a basic trigger
Understand when to use Apex and when to use core Salesforce tools like workflows and approvals
Expand the automation capabilities in your Salesforce environment to increase adoption and data quality
Understand core terms and development processes
Series

Targeted Audience: Salesforce Admins with experience developing point-and-click applications on the Force.com platform.

Related Resources

Apex Overview Page
Apex Developer Guide
Apex Workbook
sfdc99.com Chapter 1: Write Your First Trigger from Start to Finish!
Head First Java


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Apex for Admins: Get Started with Apex in 30 Minutes! (part 1)

  1. 1. Apex for Admins Get Started with Apex in 30 minutes May 15, 2014
  2. 2. #forcewebinar Safe Harbor Safe 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 uncertainties materialize or if any of the assumptions proves incorrect, the results of salesforce.com, inc. could differ materially from the results expressed or implied 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 any statements regarding strategies or plans of management for future operations, statements of belief, any statements concerning new, 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 functionality for our service, new products and services, our new business model, our past operating losses, possible fluctuations in our operating results and rate of growth, interruptions or delays in our Web hosting, breach of our security measures, the outcome of intellectual property and other litigation, risks associated with possible mergers and acquisitions, the immature market in which we operate, our relatively limited operating history, our ability to expand, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, new releases of our service and successful customer deployment, our limited history reselling non- salesforce.com products, and utilization and selling to larger enterprise customers. Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of salesforce.com, inc. is included in our annual report on Form 10-Q for the most recent fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2012. This documents and others containing important disclosures are available on the SEC 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 available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase our services should make the purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce.com, inc. assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
  3. 3. #forcewebinar Speakers David Liu Technical Architect, MVP @dvdkliu LeeAnne Templeman Developer Evangelist @leeanndroid
  4. 4. #forcewebinar Engage with the Community @salesforcedevs / #forcewebinar Salesforce Developers Salesforce Developers The video will be posted to YouTube & the webinar recap page (same URL as registration). This webinar is being recorded!Success Community
  5. 5. #forcewebinar Have Questions?  We have an expert support team at the ready to answer your questions during the webinar.  Ask your questions via the GoToWebinar questions pane.  The speakers will chose top questions to answer live at the end of the webinar.  Please post your questions as we go along!  Only post your question once; we’ll get to it as we go down the list.
  6. 6. #forcewebinar Have Questions?  Don’t wait until the end to ask your question! – Technical support will answer questions starting now.  Respect Q&A etiquette – Please don’t repeat questions. The support team is working their way down the queue.  Stick around for live Q&A at the end – Speakers will tackle more questions at the end, time-allowing.  Head to Developer Forums – More questions? Visit developer.salesforce.com/forums
  7. 7. #forcewebinar Introduction to Apex  Who are we?  What is Apex?  Who should be tuning in?  When do you use Apex?  Beyond Declarative  Apex Triggers  Other Apex Use Cases
  8. 8. #forcewebinar David’s Path
  9. 9. #forcewebinar Getting Started
  10. 10. #forcewebinar But Then….
  11. 11. #forcewebinar David’s Top Tips!  Attend all 3 #Apex4Admins webinars  Do tutorials & quizzes on SFDC99.com  Be active on the Success Community  Read “Head First Java”  Hard work beats talent  Find ways to make coding fun
  12. 12. #forcewebinar www.SFDC99.com
  13. 13. #forcewebinar How To Get A Salesforce Dream Job  Get Certified!  Be Social  Quality over Quantity  Be Persistent  Think Long Term  Remember, you are a Tiger!
  14. 14. #forcewebinar Don’t Miss Out! http://bit.ly/df14-apex4admins $899 Discount Code: D14DVLPR
  15. 15. #forcewebinar What is Apex?  Salesforce language  Popular  Beyond point and click
  16. 16. #forcewebinar Declarative and Programmatic Declarative Programmatic Visualforce Pages Visualforce Components Apex Controllers Apex Triggers Metadata API REST API Bulk API Workflows Validation Rules Approval Processes Objects Fields Relationships Page Layouts Record Types User Interface Business Logic Data Model
  17. 17. #forcewebinar Declarative and Programmatic Declarative Programmatic Visualforce Pages Visualforce Components Apex Controllers Apex Triggers Metadata API REST API Bulk API Workflows Validation Rules Approval Processes Objects Fields Relationships Page Layouts Record Types User Interface Business Logic Data Model
  18. 18. #forcewebinar Every Object, Every Field: Apex and Visualforce Enabled Visualforce Pages Visualforce Components Apex Controllers Apex Triggers Custom UI Custom Logic
  19. 19. #forcewebinar Every Object, Every Field: Apex and Visualforce Enabled Visualforce Pages Visualforce Components Apex Controllers Apex Triggers Custom UI Custom Logic
  20. 20. #forcewebinar Anatomy of a Trigger Chapter 1:
  21. 21. #forcewebinar Glossary of Terms   Salesforce Keyword  Variable  Free TextImportant!
  22. 22. #forcewebinar Exercise Let’s write a Trigger!
  23. 23. #forcewebinar What is a Test Class?  When do we use Test Classes?  What are the requirements?  Test Class vs. Trigger  Why should I care?
  24. 24. #forcewebinar Anatomy of a Test Class   Salesforce Keyword  Variable  Free TextImportant!
  25. 25. #forcewebinar Exercise! Let’s write a Test Class!
  26. 26. #forcewebinar Recap  Getting Started  What is Apex?  Where do we write Apex?  When do we use Apex?  Apex Triggers  Apex Test Classes
  27. 27. #forcewebinar So Where Do I Start?  Get your Developer Edition Org  Sandbox – Change Sets  DE vs Trial?
  28. 28. #forcewebinar Resources  Developer Forums – http://developer.salesforce.com/forums  SFDC99 – David’s Site – http://sfdc99.com  Join the community – #Apex4Admins #AskForce
  29. 29. May 22nd Apex for Admins: Build on the Basics! http://bit.ly/Apex4Admins-2 • SOQL • Cross-Object Queries • Learn to write Loop and IF statements • Explore different Trigger variables • Deeper into Triggers
  30. 30. Q & A #forcewebinar David Liu Technical Architect, MVP @dvdkliu LeeAnne Templeman Developer Evangelist @leeanndroid
  31. 31. Survey Your feedback is crucial to the success of our webinar programs. Thank you! http://bit.ly/Apex4Admins1 #forcewebinar

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