Test-Driven Development with Susannah St-Germain

Susannah’s Northeast Dreamin’ talk comes to Blanca Leon-Carter’s Apex16 study group! You don’t have to learn Apex to be an architect, but in case this interests you, you can learn the three rules of test-driven development and how to make testing PART of your code development – not an afterthought. Vocabulary and live coding are all part of the learning for this session. Read more to access the recording!

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Debugging & Deployment with Blanca Leon-Carter

Jojn Blanca for the final session in her #LBAJourneyToPD1 series. This week it’s debugging and deployment, with a few valuable exam tips thrown in too:

  • Describe how to monitor and access various types of debug logs.
  • Describe the capabilities and security implications of the Developer Console, Workbench, and Force.com IDE.
  • Describe the different processes for deploying metadata and business data.
  • Describe how the different environments are used in the development and deployment process.

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Unit Testing with Blanca Leon-Carter

In the penultimate session from Blanca’s PD1 course, we cover:

  • Describe the testing framework and requirements for deployment.
  • Describe how to write unit tests for triggers, controllers, and classes.  
  • Describe when and how to use various sources of test data.
  • Describe how to execute one or multiple test classes.
  • Describe the differences between invoking Apex in
    execute anonymous vs. unit tests.

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Logic & Process Automation with Blanca Leon-Carter and Kelsey Shannon

This session, featuring guest speaker Kelsey Shannon, takes a deeper look at logic and process automation, exploring Apex triggers, Visualforce controllers, SOSL, SOQL and DML.

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Logic and Process Automation with Blanca Leon-Carter and Kelle Costa

In week 3 of the Platform Developer I study group, Blanca Leon-Carter and guest presenter Kelle Costa take us through logic and process automation in Salesforce – constants, variables, declarative vs programmatic solutions and Apex data types.

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Platform Developer I Study Group with Blanca Leon-Carter

After attending our latest Integration Architecture study group with Natalya Murphy, the lovely Blanca Leon-Carter was inspired to take up the mantle and lead a study group of her own, to help anyone who is interested in taking the Platform Developer I exam.

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