WHAT IS A DATA MODEL
A WAY TO DISPLAY database tables look like in a way that makes sense to humans.
The collection of objects and fields in an app
WHAT ARE DATABASE TABLES CONSIDERED IN SF
WHAT ARE FIELDS SIMILIAR TO
COLUMNS IN EXCEL
WHAT ARE RECORDS SIMILIAR TO
ROWS IN EXCEL
What are the different types of objects that Salesforce supports
standard objects, custom objects, external objects, platform events, and BigObjects.
What Standard objects included in SF
What is a custom object?
Objects adm creates to store information that’s specific to your company or industry
containers for your information, but they also give you special functionality.
What happens when you create a custom object,
the platform automatically builds things like the page layout for the user interface.
How do you access objects?
Either from set up or service setup under object manager
What should you do before saving the custom object?
scroll to the bottom of the page and select the checkbox Launch New Custom Tab Wizard
What does Every standard and custom object have
Common field types are:
identity, system, name and custom
What does Each standard object comes with?
set of prebuilt, standard fields.
standard objects can have custom fields
Every field has a ?
What does a data type indicate?
what kind of information the field stores
common data type fields are
Where is fields accessible ?
under the specific object (via obj manager)- fields /relationships
How do you add a record
you can add record via>app manager>sales>select obj to add record (ex account record, select account tab)> new >enter values
what should be considered when customizing objects?
avoid generic names, be specific
give a description of object for end users
Require fields when necessary