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Review Debugging and Deployment

Learning Objectives

After completing this unit, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the environments, requirements and process for deploying code.
  • Describe the Salesforce Developer tools such as Salesforce DX, Salesforce CLI, and Developer Console, and when to use them.
  • Describe how to approach debugging system issues, monitoring flows, processes, and asynchronous and batch jobs.

Key Topics

This unit prepares you for the debugging and deployment topics in the Testing, Debugging, and Deployment section of the Platform Developer I exam. This section of the exam tests these topics.

  • Deployment
  • Debugging
  • Salesforce DX
  • Salesforce CLI
  • Developer Console

Exam Practice Questions

Ready to jump in? The sample tool below is not scored—it's just an easy way to quiz yourself. To use it, read the scenario and click the answer you think is correct. Some questions may have more than one correct answer. Click Submit and you get a popup telling you whether the answer you chose is correct or incorrect, and why; if there's a longer explanation, click Expand Button and then click anywhere in the window to close it. When you reach the end you can review the answers or retake the questions.

Exam Topic Flashcards

The following flashcards cover debug logs and the different environments used in the development and deployment process. Use these interactive flashcards to review some of the key topics you'll find on the exam.

Read the question or term on each card, then click on the card to reveal the correct answer. Click the right-facing arrow to move to the next card, and the left-facing arrow to return to the previous card.

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Great work! You've reviewed the testing, debugging, and deployment tools sections of the Platform Developer I exam.

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