Study Up on Visualforce

Learning Objectives

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

  • Display or modify Salesforce data using a Visualforce page and the appropriate controllers or extensions as needed.
  • Describe the types of web content that can be incorporated into Visualforce pages.
  • Incorporate Visualforce pages into Lightning Platform applications.

Key Topics

This module prepares you for the User Interface section of the Platform Developer I exam, which makes up 25% of the overall exam. This section of the exam tests these topics.

  • Visualforce pages
  • Visualforce controllers

This module includes a number of interactive, real-world, scenario-based questions that are a lot like the ones you can encounter as a Salesforce developer. Looking at these scenarios helps prepare you to take the user interface section of the Platform Developer I 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 module includes two units on user interfaces. This unit focuses on Visualforce. 

Download the Guide

Would you like a hard copy of the contents in these modules? Each module includes a link to a printable version you can download. Download the Platform Developer I Certification Prep: User Interfaces guide.

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

Each unit also includes interactive flashcards to help you 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 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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Next, let’s review the Lightning Component framework.