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Training Class

Build Applications Programmatically on the Salesforce Platform

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Build Applications Programmatically on the Salesforce Platform

Course Overview

Stony Point developed this Salesforce developer training class to help experienced software developers quickly learn how to become a Salesforce Developer. A student will learn the basics of Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Web Components and best practices for integrating Salesforce with other systems. This class is an alternative to the Build Applications Programmatically on the Salesforce Platform (DEX450) class offered by Salesforce. The Stony Point version of the class offers relevant, real world Salesforce programming examples.

A student successfully completing this class will be well prepared for the Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I exam.

This class is delivered by a senior instructor with many years of real world programming experience and will cover the following topics:

  • The fundamentals of declarative development on the Platform including custom and standard objects, fields, security, workflow, visual flow, and validation rules
  • Working with common development tools, including but not limited to: VS Code, Salesforce CLI, Developer Console
  • Understanding the software development lifecycle on the platform and utilizing the Metadata API, Unmanaged Packages, Managed Packages and Change Sets
  • Apex fundamentals, including but not limited to: developing Apex triggers, developing Visualforce custom controllers and controller extensions using Apex, developing email services using Apex, sending emails using Apex and Workflow, and developing test methods.
  • Visualforce basics
  • Lightning Web Components fundamentals.

As a participant in this Salesforce developer training class, each student will be given a practice learning environment to use during hands-on exercises during the class. The student will be able to use this learning environment indefinitely after the class without any additional fee.


  • Object oriented programming experience

System Requirements

Participants will be performing in-class software installations, and their computer must meet the following requirements:

  • Ability to download and install software including the Salesforce CLI, Visual Studio Code and VS Code Extension Packs.
  • Ability to create and access an online Salesforce Developer Hub.
  • Ability to receive and use Salesforce verification links through their email.
  • Latest version of Google Chrome installed and set as the default web browser.


  • In-person
  • Virtual

Upcoming Classes

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8/12/20248/16/2024Eastern Time (US)10:00 am6:00 pmStephen TaylorVirtualLearn More


10/21/202410/25/2024Eastern Time (US)10:00 am6:00 pmStephen TaylorVirtualRegister
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