Salesforce offers two key developer certifications: Platform Developer I (PD1) and Platform Developer II (PD2), which cater to professionals looking to enhance their expertise in developing and customizing Salesforce applications.Platform Developer I (PD1) is the foundational certification, suitable for individuals who want to demonstrate their proficiency in building custom applications on the Salesforce platform. This certification validates your knowledge of core Salesforce features like Apex, Visualforce, and Lightning Components. Passing the PD1 exam signifies your ability to create basic customizations and code within the Salesforce environment.

Platform Developer II (PD2) is the advanced certification that follows PD1. It is designed for developers with more extensive experience in architecting and implementing complex Salesforce solutions. PD2 emphasizes your skills in advanced Apex programming, data modeling, and integration with external systems. Achieving PD2 certification showcases your ability to design and deliver sophisticated, scalable, and efficient Salesforce applications.Both PD1 and PD2 certifications are valuable for Salesforce developers seeking to advance their careers and demonstrate their expertise in building customized solutions on the Salesforce platform. Earning these certifications can open up new opportunities and help you stand out in the competitive field of Salesforce development.

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Course Highlights

Basic Development Skills: PD1 certification assesses your fundamental knowledge of Salesforce development, including Apex, Visualforce, and basic Lightning components.

Apex Code Proficiency: Candidates are tested on their ability to write Apex code, including triggers, classes, and batch processes.

Visualforce Pages: You will be tested on your ability to create custom user interfaces using Visualforce pages.

Data Modeling and Management: PD1 also covers data modelling, including custom objects, fields, and relationships. You should understand how to create and maintain data in Salesforce.

Testing and Debugging: Knowledge of unit testing and debugging is essential for PD1 certification.

Security: You need to understand Salesforce security features, including sharing rules, profiles, and permission sets.

Governor Limits: Familiarity with Salesforce governor limits, such as the maximum number of records and CPU time, is important.

Deployment: You should know how to deploy code from one Salesforce instance to another using tools like Change Sets or Salesforce DX.

Best Practices: Understanding best practices for coding, including bulk processing, is crucial. 


After you complete the course with Skillfloor, you will receive a certification, These certifications validate your skills in Salesforce development and can boost your career in the Salesforce ecosystem. They are highly regarded by employers and clients looking for skilled Salesforce developers. To prepare for these exams, consider taking Salesforce-approved training courses, studying the official Salesforce documentation, and practicing with sample questions and scenarios.


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Expertise and Experience: A strong track record of expertise and experience in Salesforce implementation and customization is essential. Look for a team that has successfully completed similar projects and has certified Salesforce professionals.

Customization Capability: Salesforce is a highly customizable platform. Choose a team that can tailor Salesforce to your specific business needs, ensuring it aligns perfectly with your processes.

Integration Expertise: Salesforce often needs to be integrated with other systems like ERP, marketing automation, or customer support tools. Select a team with experience in seamless integrations.

Industry Knowledge: A team with industry-specific knowledge can provide valuable insights and customize Salesforce to align with your industry's best practices.

Data Security and Compliance: Ensure the team understands data security and compliance requirements, especially if your business operates in a highly regulated industry.

Scalability: Your Salesforce solution should be scalable to accommodate your future growth. Choose a team that can design a solution that can evolve with your business.

Training and Support: Post-implementation support and training are crucial for user adoption. Look for a team that offers comprehensive training and ongoing support.

Cost-Effective Solutions: While Salesforce can be a significant investment, a good team can help you optimize your costs and ensure you get the most value from your investment.

Positive References: Check references and reviews from past clients to ensure the team has a history of delivering on their promises.

Innovative Solutions: Salesforce constantly evolves, so it's essential to work with a team that keeps up with the latest features and innovations to help you stay competitive.

Course Curriculum

  •  Introduction to Salesforce platform and certification                                                                                                    
     Data models and architecture                                                                                                    
     Understanding the Lightning framework and components                                                                                                    
     Data management and security concepts

  •  Introduction to Apex programming language                                                                                                    
     Apex data types, syntax, and control structures                                                                                                    
     Apex triggers and bulkification                                                                                                    
     Test classes and unit testing                                                                                                    
     Debugging and exception handling

  •  Introduction to Visualforce and UI development                                                                                                    
     Visualforce markup language and components                                                                                                    
     Controllers and controller extensions                                                                                                    
     Lightning components and Aura framework

  •  API and web service integration                                                                                                    
     External object integration                                                                                                    
     Inbound and outbound integrations                                                                                                    
     Integration security and best practices

  •  Deploying metadata with Change Sets, Force.com Migration Tool, and Salesforce CLI                                                                                                    
     Continuous integration and delivery with Salesforce DX                                                                                                    
     Types of tests and best practices                                                                                                    
     Performance and scalability considerations

  •  Advanced Apex Concepts such as dynamic Apex, asynchronous Apex, and Apex REST services                                                                                                    
     Batch Apex and Scheduled Apex                                                                                                    
     Apex Triggers, Governor Limits and Considerations                                                                                                    
     Apex Design Patterns and Best Practices

  •  User Interface (UI)                                                                                                    
     Data Modeling and Management                                                                                                    
     Business Logic and Processes                                                                                                    
     Reporting and Analytics

  •  Best practices for Salesforce development and maintenance                                                                                                    
     Review of important topics for the PD1 and PD2 exams                                                                                                    
     Practice exercises and mock exams

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