Salesforce Building Lightning Components and Applications (DEV-601)

Salesforce Building Lightning Components and Applications (DEV-601) Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

In this course, you will learn how to program Lightning Components with markup, JavaScript, CSS, Apex, and the Salesforce Lightning Design System (SLDS), and make them available to Salesforce end users.

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Intended Audience for this Salesforce Building Lightning Components and Applications (DEV-601) Course

  • » Independent software vendors (ISVs) and web application developers.
  • » Hybrid mobile applications that extend the Salesforce App Cloud.

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Course Prerequisites for Salesforce Building Lightning Components and Applications (DEV-601)

  • » Proficiency with programming HTML5, JavaScript, and styling markup with CSS. Prior experience with Salesforce and developing single-page applications (SPAs) is highly recommended, but not required.

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Salesforce Building Lightning Components and Applications (DEV-601) Course Objectives

  • » Create custom, reusable Lightning Components and Applications.
  • » Surface Lightning Components and Applications in Salesforce.
  • » Build a responsive application that runs in Salesforce1 and Lightning Experience.
  • » Define input forms with client-side data validation.
  • » Build Lightning applications that enable a user to search, read, and update data from a Salesforce org.
  • » Make Lightning Components available to other developers through unmanaged packages.
  • » Theme your application by customizing the Salesforce Lightning Design System (SLDS).

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Salesforce Building Lightning Components and Applications (DEV-601) Course Outline

      1. Introducing Lightning Components and Applications
        1. Using HTML5 and Lightning Components to Develop Apps
        2. Defining a Lightning Application
        3. Defining a Simple Component
        4. Handling User Events
        5. Using Helpers for Complex Client-Side Event Handling
        6. Documenting a Component
        7. Using OOTB Lightning Input Components
        8. Working with Apex
        9. Debugging and Troubleshooting Your App
      2. Surfacing a Component
        1. Surfacing Lightning Components
        2. Surfacing Components in Salesforce1 and Lightning Experience
        3. Building Lightning Pages with Components and App Builder
        4. Using Lightning Components in Visualforce Pages with Lightning
        5. Installing and Managing Components from AppExchange
        6. Packaging a Component for Distribution
      3. Implementing Navigation and Layouts
        1. Working with SLDSX Components
        2. Using the SLDSX Tab Panel
        3. Implementing Buttons and Button Groups with SLDS
        4. Implementing a Deck of Cards Layout
        5. Using the SLDS/SLDSX Grid System
        6. Implementing Menus with SLDS
      4. Building Advanced Components
        1. Accessing the Component Body
        2. Dynamically Instantiating and Destroying Component Instances
        3. Localizing Content
        4. Defining and Handling Nested Sub-tags
        5. Raising Events and Defining Public Methods
        6. Raising Salesforce1 Events
        7. Using Renderers
        8. Writing Device-Specific Code
        9. Using Inheritance
      5. Working with Data
        1. Implementing Forms
        2. Validating Input Data
        3. Implementing a Query-by-Example System
        4. Viewing and Editing Salesforce Records
        5. Waiting for Server Requests to Complete
      6. Theming your Apps
        1. Applying Colors and Typography
        2. Introducing Sass and SLDS Design Tokens
        3. Using Compass to Improve Browser Compatibility and Performance

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We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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