Salesforce offers a range of tools and resources for app development. Developers commonly use:

  • Salesforce Developer Console: A web-based IDE for coding in Apex and Lightning components.
  • Salesforce Lightning App Builder: A low-code tool for creating custom user interfaces.
  • Salesforce DX (Developer Experience): A set of tools for managing the entire development lifecycle.
  • Apex Code: A proprietary language for building server-side logic.
  • Lightning Components: Reusable building blocks for creating responsive user interfaces.
  • Heroku: A platform for building and deploying scalable, data-driven apps.
  • Third-party IDEs like Visual Studio Code with Salesforce extensions for coding convenience.