Quick Apex Tutorial in 4 Easy Steps

Apex is the programming language of Salesforce. If you are interested in one of the most lucrative programming careers in the coding world, THIS should be your next stop.

To start, you should know a thing or two about Salesforce. You should also create a FREE Developer Org here.

Salesforce Basics

Salesforce is cloud-based CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software. It keeps track of managing all the common types of information you would expect:

  • Customers/businesses (called Accounts)
  • The various people associated with those businesses (called Contacts)
  • Prospective Customers (called Leads)
  • A sale or pending sale (called Opportunities)

These are just a few common ones. There are many, many more.

Each of these above are called “Objects” in Salesforce. The “Account” object will have many “Fields” associated with the Account. These fields store information like Account Name, Address, City, State, Zip, Phone, Email, etc.

Salesforce comes with many...

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