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OCIO Cloud Training Oportunities

by Allen Schmidt | 03/25/2014

Cloud-based Application Platforms offer the ability for businesses to rapidly build and iterate on applications, to support their line of business processes and deliver working software significantly faster than traditional development tools.

Are you a Software Developer or Applications Manager who’s tired of spending most of their time creating data management and workflow applications?

Do you wish there was a better way to support desktop and mobile users in one application?

If this sounds like you, you owe it to yourself to attend this workshop!

The Office of the CIO is sponsoring a series of training opportunities, where you’ll learn everything you need to know to start developing software using cloud-based Application Platforms from Salesforce, ServiceNow and Microsoft.  Our first event on Friday, April 4th will feature a hands-on introduction the Salesforce1 platform.

Space is limited, so please register at: http://ocio.wa.gov/register-salesforce1-developer-day

Salesforce1 Platform Basics

Learn how to create custom business applications in the cloud without having to write any code.  With the Salesforce1 Platform, you can create relational data models that enforce business logic and can be accessed via a web browser or mobile device.  This workshop will walk the attendee through creating an example cloud-based business application, starting with modelling out data and ending with accessing the application from a mobile device.

This is a workshop with hands-on exercises.

This workshop is for:

  • Anyone new to the Salesforce1 Platform looking to learn the basics
  • Salesforce Administrators or Business Analysts wanting to know more about creating applications without coding

You will learn:

  • The fundamentals of creating data models on the Salesforce1 Platform
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • Configuring the Salesforce1 Mobile App
  • An overview of Salesforce1 Platform features
  • The declarative model for business logic, including:

- Validation Rules
- Workflows
- Approvals


8:30 am - Welcome / Platform Intro 
9:00 am - Declarative Apps 
10:15 am - Break
10:30 am - Declarative Logic and Security 
11:45 am - Lunch
12:45 pm - Reporting - Sam
1:15 pm - Salesforce1/Mobile 
2:30 pm - Visualforce Primer
3:15 pm - Break
3:30 pm - Apex Primer
4:15 pm - AppExchange Overview 
4:30 pm - Wrap up