Course

Apex & Visualforce Controllers (DEX450)

Utrecht
Event languages: Dutch , English

This comprehensive, hands-on course is perfect for developers who want a deep dive into using Apex to build, extend, and deploy Salesforce applications on the Force.com platform. This course also covers Visualforce controllers, which allow developers to specify what happens when a user interacts with the components specified in associated Visualforce markup.

19 - 23 Apr.
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Measures COVID-19

We are committed to providing a safe learning environment in close cooperation with the location(s). All of our services are carried out in accordance with the applicable measures as determined by RIVM. The number of participants per training is limited, taking into account the capacity of the rooms so that keeping sufficient distance (minimum of 1.5 meters) is guaranteed. Participants of the training are requested to adhere to the prescribed hygiene measures at site. Also, we request you to stay home if you have a cold and/or when members of your household have a fever.  

Course objectives

  • Write, test, and deploy Apex code, including triggers, controllers, ad-hoc statements, and batch
  • Use development tools, including the Force.com IDE, to author Apex
  • Create Apex web services and callouts to external web services
  • Create, insert, update, delete and retrieve application data using DML
  • SOQL, and SOSL
  • Send and receive emails using Apex 
  • Create multi-page wizards.

Target Group

  • Apex & Visualforce Controllers Designed for developers needing to extend the functionality of their Salesforce applications programmatically. Developers should have a thorough understanding of object-oriented programming concepts as well as experience customizing Salesforce applications using the Force.com declarative capabilities. 
  • It is recommended that developers without object- oriented programming experience attend Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming using Apex (ADM231).

Prerequisites

Completion of the eLearning course “Managing Development with Force.com.” Access to the eLearning will be provided after you register for the Apex & Visualforce Controllers course. You should complete the eLearning before attending class.

Experience with Visualforce. You can gain Visualforce experience by completing the “Getting Started with Visualforce” eLearning course available via http://help.salesforce.com and the publicly available, online Visualforce Workbook.

Objects and Fields

  • Describe the capabilities of objects on the Salesforce platform
  • Create a custom object
  • Create custom fields
  • Create relationship fields

Work Effectively with Custom Objects and Fields

  • Create formula fields
  • Create roll-up summary fields
  • Describe the capabilities of record types

Programming with Apex

  • Describe key aspects of Apex that differentiate it from other languages, such as Java and C#
  • Describe why Apex transactions and governor limits must be considered when writing Apex
  • Execute simple Apex
  • Use the sObject data type, the primitive data types, and basic control statements in Apex

Use SOQL to Query Your Org’s Data

  • Write a basic query using Salesforce’s query language, SOQL
  • Process the result of a query in Apex
  • Create a query dynamically at run-time

Use SOQL to Query Parent-Child Relationships

  • Describe a relationship query
  • Write a query that traverses a child-to-parent relationship
  • Write a query that traverses a parent-to-child relationship

DML Essentials

  • List the differences between the ways you can invoke DML operations
  • Write Apex to invoke DML operations and handle DML errors

Trigger Essentials

  • Describe what a trigger is used for
  • Describe the syntax of a trigger definition
  • Use trigger context variables

Classes

  • Describe how Apex classes are used
  • Define an Apex class
  • Determine what data an Apex class can access

The Save Order of Execution and Apex Transactions

  • Describe key points in the Order of Execution
  • Describe how triggers fit into and can be impacted by the Order of Execution
  • Describe the lifecycle of an Apex Transaction
  • Describe the memory lifecycle for static variables

Testing Essentials

  • Describe Apex’s testing framework
  • Create test data
  • Write and run an Apex test

Testing Strategies

  • Describe practices for writing code that is easy to maintain and extend
  • Write triggers and classes that assume batches of data as input
  • Write code that works efficiently with the database, both in querying and using DML

Strategies for Designing Efficient Apex Solutions

  • Determine your code coverage percentages
  • Create tests using best practices

Trigger Design Strategies

  • List declarative mechanisms you can use to implement complex business logic, for what types of problems they are best used, and their limitations
  • Describe ways in which you can use declarative functionality to improve your programmatic solutions

Creating Visualforce Pages

  • Create a Visualforce page
  • Reference a standard controller
  • Launch a Visualforce page using a custom button
  • Display data from a record in a Visualforce page

Exploring the View and Controller Layers of Visualforce

  • Create a Visualforce page
  • Display related data
  • Invoke standard controller actions

Working with Custom Controllers and Controller Extensions

  • Create controller extensions
  • Create a custom controller
  • Work with properties
  • Use PageReferences
  • Invoke custom methods in Visualforce pages

Working with List Controllers and SOSL Queries

  • Use a standard list controller in a Visualforce page
  • Create a SOSL query
  • Create a custom list controller

Visualforce Development Considerations

  • Determine whether a declarative solution exists for your requirements
  • Describe common governor limit issues and security concerns
  • Describe Visualforce strategies

Testing Visualforce Controllers

  • Describe how a Visualforce controller interacts with the view
  • Write tests for controller constructors
  • Write tests for action methods, getters, setters, and properties

19 - 23 April 2021 | Virtual | language: English

At the moment all of the courses are only available in a virtual classroom.

For future dates, the courses can be attended both virtual and in-class. Of course this is subject to change in accordance with the Public Health/RIVM guidelines and in-class seats will be limited. 

This course starts at 9:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm

The cost of the course are
€ 3,625 excl. VAT, including officially certified Salesforce course materials, coffee, tea and lunches.

Cancellation by Deloitte
Deloitte Academy reserves the right to cancel the course at any time or move the date of the event. If so, you will be informed in due time.

Cancellation by participant
Until four weeks (up to 16 Business days) before the start of the course you may cancel your participation, free of charge, by sending an email to nlacademy@deloitte.nl. Moving your participation to a different date involves costs. In the overview below you will find the cancellation and Transfer costs. Should you be unable to attend, a colleague may also take your place, without any additional costs. Should this occur, we would appreciate it if you could inform us in time.

Cancellation or request for transfer by participant Cancellation costs Expenses due to transfer
4 weeks (up to 16 Business days) before the start of the course 0% 0%
3 - 2 weeks (15 to 10 Business days) before the start of the course 50% 25%
1 week (5 Business days) before the start of the course 100% 50%

If you have any questions, please contact us: 

Phone number: 088-288 93 33
Mail: nlacademy@deloitte.nl

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