Force.com Tips and Tricks

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Packt Publishing, Limited, 2013 - Computers - 224 pages
Force.com is an extremely powerful, scalable and secure cloud platform, delivering a complete technology stack covering the ground from database and security to workflow and user interface.

Force.com Tips and Tricks starts with very basic admin tasks and gradually moves to hard-core coding tips and tricks for the multitenant Force.com platform.

The book starts with the basics of Cloud Computing and Principles and constructs of Force.com. The book then swiftly move to detailed coverage of Salesforce analytics. The book also shows how to set up development environments and and gives detailed understanding of tools and destinations that every Force.com developer should know. The book also covers important administration concepts where you gain vital information for key topics such as schema and reporting for an organization. For Force.com, troubleshooting a problem and code reuse are two important aspects that help in boosting productivity, a complete chapter is dedicated to these tasks.

This book takes you beyond any documentation or course and promises hands-on expertise.

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Abhinav is an expert J2EE and cloud computing consultant, blogger and open source contributor. He comes with a rich experience of eight years, on domains involving BPM (Business Process Modeling), CRM and Supply Chain Management. His core expertise and areas of interest are: Force.com platform: Creating and customizing native apps and integrating it with other clouds like Amazon(AWS), Google App Engine etc. Amazon Web Services : Integrating standalone J2EE apps and force.com applications, using EC2, S3, SQS, SimpleDB etc. Creating rich and thick clients using Flex, HTML, Javascript (Jquery/YUI), CSS. Blogging and microblogging (tweeting) about the Force.com platform.

Ankit Arora (@forceguru) is an avid Force.com certified professional who has worked on the platform for over three years now, starting in late 2008. Since then, he has been involved in architecting, building and implementing Force.com solutions for on-premise and AppExchange applications. He has also won many online challenges rolled out by Salesforce like TwitterTrivia, Hammer of Thor, etc. Ankit has been contributing to the Salesforce community in various ways and through various channels. He is passionate about Force.com and exhibits the same by actively blogging and microblogging. He is acting as moderator on Salesforce Discussion Boards and shares his knowledge and experience by providing effective and converging solutions to developer queries. He has submitted many cookbook recipes that can be found in the online Force.com cookbook.

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