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A comprehensive book and ebook providing developers with the fundamentals and preparing them for the Dev 401 certification exam

  • Simple and to-the-point examples that can be tried out in your developer org

  • A practical book for professionals who want to take the DEV 401 Certification exam

  • Sample questions for every topic in an exam pattern to help you prepare better, and tips to get things started

  • Full of screen-shots, diagrams, and clear step-by-step instructions that cover the entire syllabus for the exam

In Detail

When migrating to the new wave of cloud-based applications, we now think about business logic, we think about automating processes, and we think about how we can make the systems better. is a cloud-based platform that is used to build and deploy enterprise applications on the cloud with minimum coding. Demand for experts is growing rapidly and companies look for certified professionals. This books comes in handy when you are seeking to clear the Certified Developer exam.

The Developer Certification Handbook (DEV401) is a practical guide for you to become a Certified Developer. This book will help you to impress your colleagues with excellent skills, and prepare for the Dev 401 certification exam. From building applications to automating business processes everything is covered from the certification perspective, and you will gain hands-on expertise with the step-by-step approach of this book. Developer Certification Handbook (DEV401) will help you build and deploy a complete application on by using point and click. With this book you will learn to create and manage custom objects and their data. You will build the user interface for your applications and automate your business process by using workflows and approvals.

This definitive certification guide provides a disciplined approach to be adopted for successfully clearing the DEV 401 exam, which gives you an edge over developers who are not certified. Each chapter contains ample practice questions at the end.


Subscriber Reviews

Average Rating: 2 out of 5 rating Based on 6 Ratings

"Needs good review" - by alex on 31-OCT-2013
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Some of the answers on sample questions are not correct for sure (eg Q 57, 36) which causes you to question the rest of the answers!

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" Developer Certification Handbook (DEV401" - by andyhutch on 29-APR-2013
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Awful. Poorly written. Inaccurate information. Publisher seems to have done no quality control what so ever. Answers to chapter review questions often wrong. You would probably buy this book for the "Sample exam Paper" at the end. Don't bother... The exam has 66 questions - the answers section has 67 answers. Doh. The questions and answers stop matching up after question 45. This really is a rip-off that somebody has thrown together with a minimum of effort. They don't even seem to have proof read it once.
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"Too many errors" - by Anonymous on 13-OCT-2012
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Book convers a good part DEV401.
I found quite a number of errors in it.
Even in the answers of the Sample paper.

Be carefull ... don't learn the wrong answer.
As a result of this --> I can't recommend this book.

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"This book is horrible" - by Anonymous on 28-MAR-2012
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This book provides little detail on how to do things specifically and jumps around a lot.  I don't think they had anyone review it.
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