A Comprehensive Study Guide on Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder ExamThe Salesforce Platform App Builder credential is designed for those who can demonstrate skills and knowledge in designing, building, and implementing custom applications using the declarative customization capabilities of the Salesforce Platform.

Salesforce comes with rich set of standard out of the box features and functionalities to meet your sales and service requirements.  However, every organization has its own unique wants and needs. With Salesforce, you are not limited by what has already been baked into the product. One of the most powerful features of using Salesforce is the ability to configure and customize it as per your business requirements. And there are two ways to do this customization

  1. Use declarative configuration capabilities
  2. Customize it using code (Apex, Lighting Web Components, Aura Components, Visualforce Pages)

If you want to learn the extent of declarative capabilities of Salesforce, take the “Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder” certification exam. And in the pursuit of this certification, you are going to uncover all the hidden diamonds and gems of the platform. 

This study guide will give you a comprehensive list of resources to help you prepare for the exam. This includes links to Trailhead modules, help articles, implementation guides, videos, white-papers, PDFs and everything else that we think is going to be helpful. Rather than spending tons of time and effort in sifting through the information on the Internet, follow the resources listed in the guide and you will be all set to add this certification to your credentials.

The certification exam guide (available at URL https://trailhead.salesforce.com/credentials/platformappbuilder) is divided into different topics and sections and to make things easier this guide has also been organized as per topics and sections and mentioned in the exam guide. 



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Blog Post Change Log:

  • 07-Mar-2021 – Updated the Sections and objectives as per Winter ‘21 exam guide. Removed broken links to resources, added new resources and updated estimated time for objectives and sections
  • 12-Jan-2020 – Updated the Sections and objectives as per Winter ‘20 exam guide. Removed broken links to resources, added new resources and updated estimated time for objectives and sections
  • 13-Mar-2019 – 1st Release