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Visualforce Developer’s guide

Visualforce allows you to build sophisticated, custom user interfaces that can be hosted natively on the platform. Visualforce achieves this with the help of a tag-based language which is similar to HTML. This book aims to introduce you to Visualforce development tools to develop a better perspective towards UI development with Visualforce, and take your expertise in UI development to the next level.

“Visualforce Developer’s Guide” is a hands-on guide aimed towards developing a custom UI interface. As you read through the content, you will notice that this book focuses on a single real-world example. This book builds upon this example to help you understand and use Visualforce development tools in your custom UI interfaces.

“Visualforce Developer’s Guide” begins with an introduction to Visualforce to give you an understanding of the MVC model and the Visualforce architecture. Special emphasis is given to building a rich user interface by leveraging JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML with Visualforce. Through the course of the book, you will learn how to reuse the code with the help of custom components, and minimize the Visualforce and Apex code through Visualforce dynamic binding. The later sections of the book focus on building Visualforce pages for mobile devices. By the end of the book, you will learn the best practices and security tips for Apex and Visualforce development.

What you will learn from this book

  • Understand the MVC model and architecture of Visualforce
  • Learn standard controllers and Standard List Controllers
  • Get to grips with dynamic references to global variables
  • Build custom charts with Visualforce charting
  • Develop Visualforce pages for mobile devices

This is a mini tutorial guide that discusses the most important and the most frequently used technical aspects of Visualforce development, thereby making it a perfect companion for Visualforce developers.

Who this book is for
This book is for Visualforce developers who are looking for a pocket guide that will resolve their most frequently faced issues.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (October 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 178217981X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1782179818
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