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Development with the Force.com Platform: Building Business Applications in the Cloud, Third Edition by Jason Ouellette

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1. Introducing Force.com

This chapter introduces the concepts, terminology, and technology components of the Force.com platform and its context in the broader Platform as a Service (PaaS) landscape. The goal is to provide context for exploring Force.com within a corporate software development organization. If any of the following sentences describe you, this chapter is intended to help:

Image You have read about cloud computing or PaaS and want to learn how Force.com compares with other technologies.

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