Salesforce Developer Interview Questions

Various businesses use Salesforce to manage their client relationship database. Salesforce helps business development specialists track leads and generate action items using client data. When interviewing for a Salesforce developer position, prepare to demonstrate your knowledge of working with the interface and how you have allowed sales teams to be more productive in their job responsibilities.

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Top Salesforce Developer Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three top Salesforce developer interview questions and tips on how to answer them:

Question No. 1: What is an example of a Salesforce API, and how is it used?

How to answer: This open-ended question provides you with an opportunity to showcase your knowledge of Salesforce API and how you use it to interact with the system. Select a Salesforce API that you are most familiar with so that you can refer to what it is and provide details in your answer, including any examples you can share to demonstrate your familiarity with its operations.

Question No. 2: What skills are required to become a Salesforce developer?

How to answer: This open-ended question allows you to share your breadth of knowledge about the Salesforce developer field and the skills needed to be successful. Primary concepts include class, object, attributes, user interface and data model. Share your knowledge of what a Salesforce platform is and how it works. Provide examples of the skills you possess and how you have used them in the past as a Salesforce developer.

Question No. 3: What do you believe are the benefits of Salesforce?

How to answer: This open-ended question lets you highlight the benefits of Salesforce while expounding on your knowledge of Salesforce. Describe benefits such as cross-functional insights and reporting, customer-centric automation, optimised processes, proactive customer interactions, actionable data dashboards and simplified collaboration. Add personal experience examples as applicable to these benefits when possible.

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Senior Salesforce Developer was asked...27 September 2019

salesforce exp

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Yes, I have extensive Salesforce Experience


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Can a batch be called from the execute method of another batch apex?

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No.. another batch class can be called from a start or a finish method of our batch class. But never from the execute method. Less


Yes but only from finish method else it will throw a run time error

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where do u stored your javascripts files in salesforce ?

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If we are using that particular JS file in Visualforce Page so in that scenario we can access while uploading our JS file in static resource or by call it directly on Visualforce Page but on the another side If we want to use that plugin in Lightning Component for this its mandatory to upload our JS file in static resource because lightning component initially run on client side. Less

Static resource

I said it's in static resource

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oops concepts in java, cloud, multi threading...

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Multi threading


Field Accessibility

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Tomorrow I have Interview with Amazon for Salesforce Developer role

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Workflow,Permission Set, Trigger to assign a task to a user

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I will consult coustomer good averness

Yes I will give for coustomer good averness

Yes I will give

Fission Labs

What is the diffrence between custom settings and custom metadata

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The main diffrence is custom setting data can be retrieved without making a query because it is stored in cache to retrieve custom metadata you have to do a query. Less

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Write a trigger and design Visual Force Page according to given instruction?

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Hi can you explain more on this? Were you allowed to google for taking reference of vf tags? Less

It was mid level questions .


Can we call batch class from other batch class

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Yes, we can call one batch from other batch class from finish method in the max chain of 5. Less

Yes. From finish method Were you asked to write any code on a system?

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2. Some questions are related to programming concepts such as OOP, memory management etc.

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Mostly on Arrays and Strings

Which type of program they ask in write on paper and assignment please reply me . Less

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