Salesforce Declarative Development for Platform App Builders in Lightning Experience (DEX403)

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

This course is intended for

Ideal for programmers and point-and-click developers who want to understand the declarative development tools available on the platform.


When you complete this course, you will be able to:
Build and customize multi-user Salesforce applications.
Create custom objects.
Customize the user interface.
Create advanced workflows and validation rules.
Automate business processes with Process Builder, approvals, and flows.
Manage your data.
Develop a custom user interface using Lightning App Builder.


This course is a must for new application developers or developers who are new to Salesforce. Participants will learn how to use the declarative 'clicks not code' capabilities of the Lightning platform to create custom applications and customize existing applications. Build your knowledge of objects, fields, UI customization, automation tools, security, app deployment, and more!

Building Your Data Model
  • Understanding Objects on the Lightning Platform
  • Creating Custom Objects
  • Creating Custom Fields
  • Creating Relationships Between Objects
  • External Objects
  • Schema Builder
Profiles and Permissions
  • Profiles
  • Permission Sets
  • Field Level Security
Controlling Access to Records
  • Record Ownership
  • Organization Wide Defaults
  • Roles and Groups
  • Sharing
Building Your User Interface
  • Custom Applications and Custom Tabs
  • Page Layouts
  • Lightning App, Record, and Home Page
  • Salesforce Mobile App
  • Quick Actions
Record Types
  • Record Types and the User Interface
  • Meeting User Requirements
Introducing Business Logic
  • Formula Fields
  • Roll-Up Summary Fields
  • Useful Operators and Functions
Monitoring Processes
  • Debug Logs
  • Developer Console
Preserving Data Quality
  • Enforcing Conditionally Required Fields
  • Enforcing Proper Data Format
  • Enforcing Consistency
  • Preventing Data Loss
Automating with Lightning Process Builder and Workflow
  • Processes
  • Scheduled Actions
  • Workflow Rules
Automating Business Processes with Approvals
  • Defining Approval Processes
  • Options for Approving Records
Automating Business Processes Using Flow
  • Understanding Flow
  • Creating Flows
  • Deploying Flows
  • Autolaunched Flows
Save Order of Execution
  • Exploring the Save Order of Execution
  • Working with Transactions
Auditing Processes
  • Auditing Configuration Changes
  • Auditing Data
  • Keeping Track of Unauthorized Changes
Deploying Your App
  • Sandboxes
  • Change Sets
  • Alternatives to Change Sets
Data Management
  • Data Operations (Export, Delete, Insert, Update, Upsert)
  • Tools for Data Management
  • Bulk API
Reports and Dashboards
  • Report Types
  • Reports
  • Dashboards
  • Folders
  • Reporting Snapshots
Deciding When Declarative Isn't Enough
  • Declarative Limits
  • Programmatic Alternatives
Final Project
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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