Get to grips with the advanced features of Apex programming for Salesforce developers using this comprehensive guide
As applications built on the Salesforce platform are now a key part of many organizations, developers are shifting focus to Apex, Salesforce’s proprietary programming language. As a Salesforce developer, it is important to understand the range of tools at your disposal, how and when to use them, and best practices for working with Apex. Mastering Apex Programming will help you explore the advanced features of Apex programming and guide you in delivering robust solutions that scale.
This book starts by taking you through common Apex mistakes, debugging, exception handling, and testing. You'll then discover different asynchronous Apex programming options and develop custom Apex REST web services. The book shows you how to define and utilize Batch Apex, Queueable Apex, and Scheduled Apex using common scenarios before teaching you how to define, publish, and consume platform events and RESTful endpoints with Apex. Finally, you'll learn how to profile and improve the performance of your Apex application, including architecture trade-offs.
With code examples used to facilitate discussion throughout, by the end of the book, you'll have developed the skills needed to build robust and scalable applications in Apex.
This book is for Salesforce developers who are interested in mastering Apex programming skills. You’ll also find this book helpful if you’re an experienced Java or C# developer looking to switch to Apex programming for developing apps on the Salesforce platform. Basic Apex programming knowledge is essential to understand the concepts covered.
Paul Battisson is a seven-time Salesforce MVP and has been a speaker at numerous global Salesforce events, including Dreamforce, London’s Calling, and India Dreamin. He has been working with the Salesforce platform for over 11 years in a mix of both product development and consulting roles. Paul now helps lead a UK-based consulting partner, as well as blogs, has a YouTube channel, and leads a Salesforce Developer Group.