Salesforce Development - Apex & Visualforce

Begins: 12/25/2020  at  10:00 am Eastern Time (US)
Ends: 12/25/2020  at  6:00 pm Eastern Time (US)
Notes: This class is available as a private class--delivered on-site or virtually--for 8 to 15 participants at a discounted price. Please complete the Learn More form, and somebody from Stony Point will call you to discuss.
Instructor: TBD
Location: Virtual
Price: $2,400
Class Code: SPDEV-205


Stony Point developed this class to help experienced software developers quickly learn the basics of Apex and Visualforce. This class is an alternative to the Programmatic Development Using Apex and Visualforce (DEV450) class offered by Salesforce. The Stony Point version of the class offers relevant, real world programming examples, is delivered in less time, is available virtually and costs less. 

Students completing this class will be prepared to take the Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I exam.

This class is delivered by a senior instructor with many years of real world programming experience and will cover the following topics: 

  • Working with common development tools, including but not limited to: the IDE, Developer’s Workbench, Developer Console
  • Apex fundamentals, including but not limited to: developing Apex triggers, developing Visualforce custom controllers and controller extensions using Apex, consuming external web services using Apex, developing email services using Apex, sending emails using Apex and Workflow, and developing test methods.
  • Visualforce fundamentals, including but not limited to: Consuming standard and custom controllers and controller extensions using Visualforce, utilizing CSS within Visualforce pages, embedding a Salesforce chart on a Visualforce page, and embedding a Visualforce page in a dashboard
  • Understanding the software development lifecycle on the platform and utilizing the Metadata API, Unmanaged Packages, Managed Packages and Change Sets

As a participant in the classes, each student will be given a practice learning environment to use during hands-on exercises during the class. The student will be able to use this learning environment indefinitely after the class without any additional fee.


  • Object oriented programming experience


  • In-person
  • Virtual