Apex is the native language of the Force.com platform, and there is a huge demand for skilled developers in this space. The Java/C# like Apex language looks familiar enough that experienced developers often expect a short learning curve, but the platform is actually radically different, and requires use of a unique set of design patterns. In this course, Force.com and Apex Fundamentals for Developers, you will quickly learn the core concepts that are essential for every Apex programmer to learn in order to succeed on the platform, and avoid design and implementation errors. First, you will learn about building software on the Salesforce platform and learn the unique characteristics of how code is stored on the platform and the tooling available to work with it. Next, you'll learn about the four things every Apex developer should know in order to avoid failure. Finally, you'll end the course learning about the Apex syntax, and exploring the Salesforce platform class library and features. By the end of this course, you'll be up to speed so you can become a stronger Force.com Apex developer.