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The Developer’s Guide to the Force.com Platform by Phil Choi, Andrew Fawcett, Glen Martin, Rick Greenwald

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Creating a Tab

As described earlier in this chapter, Force Platform apps use tabs as the primary way for users to access the main objects in the application. Since you asked for the Custom Tab Wizard to be spawned once the object is created, you are presented with a page that looks like the figure below.

Figure 18. Creating a tab

Creating a tab adds a user interface for an object which can be added to your application, but this action also adds two more important pieces of functionality to your Force Platform application. When you add a tab for an object, you give the user the ability to add a new record to the object through ...

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