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Harish GSHarish GS 


Please guide me ... where which all topics to cover to get 401 certification
Rajesh PotnuruRajesh Potnuru
Hi Harish,

Application Design --5%
  • List and describe components of an application
  • Describe the model-view-controller design paradigm
  • Given a scenario, determine whether sufficient information is available to plan/build/design an application

Overview of Platform --5%
  • List and describe the steps required to design and deploy a successful application built using the
  • declarative capabilities of the platform
  • List and describe the building blocks of an application provided by the platform

Data Model --32%
  • Describe how to create a functional data model for a business application
  • Given a scenario, select the features required to create a functional data model for a business application
  • Describe the properties and implications of choosing one object relationship type over another and distinguish among relationship types
  • Given a scenario, distinguish among object relationship types, describe how to create relationships,and determine which relationship should be recommended
  • List and describe the features used to set permission and data access in a custom app
  • Given a scenario, select the appropriate feature (e.g., profiles, defaults, roles) to provide appropriate permissions and data access in a custom app
  • List and describe optional (Salesforce-enabled) features for managing the application (e.g., create audit fields, encrypted fields, multicurrency)
User Interface --15%
  • List and describe the components of any application user interface (e.g., tabs,applications, detail pages, list views)
  • Given a scenario, determine the capabilities and constraints of the declarative framework for building a user interface (e.g., what can and can’t be done in a page layout)
  • Describe use cases for how pages can extend the user interface in the declarativeframework and when to do so
  • Describe the capabilities and functionality of sites
Business Logic --23%
  • List and describe how to create formulas, validation rules, and workflow rules
  • Given a scenario, determine which feature to use to solve a business requirement and/or describe how to apply the solution
  • List and describe the capabilities of the approval processes
  • Given a scenario, select the appropriate features of approval processes to satisfy
  • TRAINING & Certified Developer –Study Guide business requirements
  • List and describe the features of the platform for debugging and monitoring automated business processes
  • Describe use cases for extending business logic through code
Data Management-- 10%
  • List and describe the capabilities and constraints of import wizards
  • List and describe the capabilities and constraints of API-based tools for managing data
  • List and describe the functions of the Data Loader
  • Describe use cases and functions of external IDs and upsert
  • Given a scenario, determine appropriate uses of the GUI and command-line interface for the data loader
  • Describe the characteristics of record IDs
Reporting and Analytics-- 10%
  • List and describe capabilities and constraints of reports and analytics of the platform
  • Given a scenario, determine methods for analyzing and displaying data
Thanks & Regards,
Rajesh Potnuru

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