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Force.com Developer Certification Handbook (DEV401) by Siddhesh Kabe

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Force.com data types

Custom objects include some standard fields that are included automatically. The standard fields include audit fields such as:

  • Created By
  • Last Modified By
  • Owner
  • CreatedDate
  • ModifiedDate

Apart from the owner field all the other fields cannot be edited from the UI. The owner field is automatically assigned to the person who created the record and can be changed by transferring the record to another user. The system fields can be edited only once while transferring the data from full-copy sandbox to the production organization. We will discuss this point later in the Sandbox section.

Custom fields

Force.com provides many unique custom fields types for ease of use and development. The custom fields have unique properties and validation ...

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