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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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Chapter 11. Apex and Data

In this chapter ...

In the previous chapter, you were introduced to Apex code. That introduction familiarized you with the basics of syntax and implementation, including using the Force Platform IDE and the use of test methods.

You developed Apex classes in that chapter, but Apex is frequently used in conjunction with data and data changes in your Force Platform application. This chapter focuses on using Apex with your data—in triggers, fired by changes in your data, in the use of SOQL and SOSL to retrieve data from your Force Platform organization, and using the Force Platform data manipulation ...

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