My Salesforce Journey – Day 3

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving — Albert Einstein

As we have seen on Day 2, that Salesforce provides free access to learn and practice Salesforce technology to become a Salesforce professional.

Salesforce Developer Org

If you haven’t already created, go ahead and create a Salesforce developer account for yourself at no cost here. (use your email or email format username while creating your developer account).

If you already have a developer account then log in here:


Salesforce Learning Platform: Trailhead

Access to Trailhead:

Use your developer account or trailhead account to log in. You might have seen a trail mix recommendation on the Salesforce Platform Developer 1 Guide to prepare for the exam.

Trail mix:  Prepare for Your Salesforce Platform Developer I Credential

This is an excellent trailhead path to follow through based on the Platform Developer I Exam requirements as listed below. There will be a total of 60 questions given in the Developer I exam and getting a minimum of 65% score is what you would be focusing on to pass the exam.

While you are going through the trailhead exercises, you will be given an opportunity to test your skills in a salesforce system called Trailhead playground. It is like a sandbox with all the features with a limited number of accounts to use the system to practice what you are going to learn.

In my next post, I will be going through Salesforce Platform Basics and do a quick run-through on the important topics that are required for any Salesforce Developer.

Salesforce used to call its platform Salesforce Classic.  Since the introduction of a new and better platform called Salesforce Lightning Experience, most of the Classic customers moved on to the new experience.

Interested to know the differences between Salesforce Classic and Salesforce Lightning Experience? Click Here to learn more.

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