Chapter 1: Common Apex Mistakes

In this chapter, we will cover common mistakes made when developing in Apex and the appropriate defensive programming techniques to avoid them. Before we begin to move into more advanced topics within the Apex language, it is important that we first of all ensure a common grounding in removing any common errors within our code. For some of you, this material may simply be a refresher or a reiteration of some practices; however, these mistakes form the basis of many of the common exceptions and errors that I have seen in my time working with the Salesforce platform. By the end of this chapter, you will hopefully be more aware of when these mistakes may occur within your code and be able to develop in a defensive ...

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