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Get a Refresh on App Deployment

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the key milestones and considerations when managing the application lifecycle.
  • Describe the differences between and considerations when using the various types of sandboxes.
  • Describe the capabilities of and considerations when using change sets.
  • Describe the use cases of and considerations when using unmanaged packages.
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate deployment plan.

Key Topics

This unit prepares you for the app deployment section of the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam, which makes up 8% of the overall exam. This section of the exam tests these topics.

  • Application lifecycle
  • Sandbox purposes
  • Change sets
  • Packaging types
  • App deployment

This unit provides a number of interactive, real-world, scenario-based questions that are a lot like the ones you can encounter as a Salesforce Platform App Builder. Looking at these scenarios helps prepare you to take the app deployment section of the Salesforce Platform App Builder exam. As you tackle the practice questions, you get immediate feedback on your answers, along with detailed information on why your answers are correct (or incorrect).

The unit also contains interactive flashcards centered around study topics that help you prepare for the app development section of the exam. 

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, to learn whether the answer you chose is correct or incorrect, and why. If there’s a longer explanation, click Expand. and then click anywhere in the window to close it. When you reach the end, you can review the answers or retake the questions. 

Did you get a scenario wrong? Check out the table below for related study material.

Scenario 1
Identify an appropriate deployment plan by studying how to Monitor Deployments.
Scenario 2
Learn the differences between the various types of sandboxes by studying Sandbox Licenses and Storage by Type.
Scenario 3
Study how to Prepare Your Apps for Distribution to learn when to use different packaging types.
Scenario 4
Identify which sandbox type is ideal to use for staging and testing by studying Sandbox Types and Templates.

Exam Topic Flashcards

Use these interactive flashcards to brush up on some of the key topics you'll find on this part of 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.

Did you get a flashcard wrong? Check out the table below for related study material.

Flashcard 1
Review the list of Components Available in Change Sets.
Flashcard 2
Study up on Manage Packages to learn the use cases and considerations for using different package types.
Flashcard 3
Learn about the various types of sandboxes and their purposes by studying Sandbox Licenses and Storage by Type.
Flashcard 4
Review the Application Lifecycle and Development Model Trailhead badge to identify the key milestones in the application lifecycle.

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