Learn About App Deployment

Learning Objectives 

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

  • Recommend a solution for key milestones and considerations when managing the application lifecycle and various types of Sandboxes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, viability, and troubleshooting when using changesets.
  • Describe the use case and considerations when using unmanaged and managed packages.
  • 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 10% of the overall exam. This section of the exam tests these topics. 

  • Application lifecycle management
  • Sandboxes
  • Changesets
  • Packaging

This unit provides a number of interactive, real-world, scenario-based questions that are a lot like the ones you’ll 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).

Download the Guide

Would you like a hard copy of this module’s content as a study aid? Download the Platform App Builder Certification Prep: Data Modeling and App Deployment guide. (Each module in this trail includes a link to a printable version of the content that you can download.)

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, then 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 button to expand the window, then click anywhere in the window to close it. When you reach the end, you can review the answers or retake the questions.

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Question 1

Identify an appropriate deployment plan by studying how to Monitor Deployments.

Question 2

Learn the differences between the various types of sandboxes by studying Sandbox Licenses and Storage by Type.

Question 3

Study how to Prepare Your Apps for Distribution to learn when to use different packaging types.

Question 4

Identify which sandbox type is ideal to use for staging and testing by studying Sandbox Types and Templates.

Exam Topic Flashcards

The following flashcards cover changeset deployment, and unmanaged and managed packages. 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 or tap 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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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. 

Looking for more information? Explore these related badges.


Congratulations. You’ve covered over 60% of the Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification test material in this badge. 

You’ve reviewed these sections. 

  • Data Modeling and Management
  • Business Logic and Automation
  • App Deployment

You’ve completed the badges in the Study for the Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification trail. Good luck on your exam!

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