Salesforce Introduction Part-2

As you know that Salesforce is one of the best cloud-based CRM platforms. This is the 2nd part of the salesforce introduction.

Salesforce Environment

Salesforce has 3 environments.

  • Production Environments: Active paying user accessing business critical data.
  • Development Environments: You can extend, integrate and develop on without affecting your production environments.
  • Test Environments:
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Salesforce Editions


Personal edition, Contact Manager, Group Edition, Performance Edition, Edition, Essentials Edition, Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition, Unlimited Edition, and Developer Edition.

Technologies used by the Salesforce

  • Apex: Salesforce has its own programming languages, known as Apex. So in order to become a Salesforce developer, or to build a Salesforce app, the user must have a good knowledge of Salesforce Apex.
  • VisualForce: Visualforce is a framework offered by Salesforce, which enables developers to create custom user interfaces that can work on the Lightning platform.
  • Compiler: Salesforce contains its own complier to compile the Apex programs and VisualForce Pages.

Companies using Salesforce

Today, there are many companies that are using Salesforce as a CRM platform. Below is the list of some popular companies that are using Salesforce for their businesses.

  1. HCL Technologies 
  2. Pizza Hut
  3. L’Oreal
  4. American Express 
  5. Nikon Instrument
  6. Comcast-Spectator 
  7. Sony

Other companies, such as Urban Ladder, InMobi, Paytm, Genesys, etc.


Below prerequisites are essential before learning the salesforce tutorial:

  • To completely understand the Salesforce and its architecture, one must have a basic understanding about cloud computing.
  • The knowledge of database storage is also required to understand how customer data is stored, retrieved, and managed.

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