O'Reilly logo

Learning Force.com Application Development by Chamil Madusanka

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 2. Building the Data Model

In this chapter, the data model of the Force.com platform will be introduced, which explains about creating custom objects, custom fields, and various data types of the Force.com platform.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Creating objects
  • Creating custom fields

Before we start building the data model on the Force.com platform, we need to log into our organization using the login credentials specified in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Force.com. You will see the Force.com home page (or landing page) for developers and administrators after you have logged on:

Building the Data Model

The Force.com home page

Creating objects

We have already ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required