Introduction to Development

Apex & Visualforce Training





Materials Required

Workbook provided


12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST

Upcoming Dates

March 2-6, 2015

Curriculum Overview

This class helps experienced software developers quickly learn the basics of Apex and Visualforce. This class is an alternative to the Apex & Visualforce Controllers (DEV501) class offered by Our class offers relevant, real world programming examples, is delivered in less time, is available virtually and costs less.

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

  • Working with common development tools, including but not limited to: the IDE, Developer’s Workbench, Developer Console
  • Apex fundamentals, including but not limited to: developing Apex triggers, developing Visual Force custom controllers and controller extensions using Apex, consuming external web services using Apex, developing email services using Apex, sending emails using Apex and Workflow, and developing test methods.
  • Visual Force fundamentals, including but not limited to: Consuming standard and custom controllers and controller extensions using Visual Force, utilizing CSS within Visual Force pages, embedding a Google Chart on a Visual Force page, embedding a Salesforce chart on a Visual Force page, utilizing Field Sets, and embedding a Visual Force page in a dashboard
  • Understanding the software development lifecycle on the platform and utilizing the Metadata API, Unmanaged Packages, Managed Packages and Change Sets

As a participant in the classes, 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.


  • Developer or Salesforce Certified Administrator certification
  • Introduction to Salesforce Administration & Configuration (SPADM-203) class or equivalent experience

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