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Insight into Field Types - Intro to Point & Click App Development

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    So why are field techs so important? Let's take
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    an example of an email address. Now you could format
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    that as a plain text field and then users would
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    enter so and so at something dot something and it
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    would work in most cases. Now the great part
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    about choosing a data type is that it provides automatic
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    data validation. Someone couldn't enter in an illegal email address,
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    because the, they wouldn't be able to save their record.
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    Moreover, that functionality of that will later show up in
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    an app so we will be able to tap that email
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    address and it would open a mail-to link and their default
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    email application. That's great functionality, so we want to make sure
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    to use the data text that users expect for it. If
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    it's a calendar, choose the date type. If it's email, choose
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    email, etcetera. Now the best way to learn is by doing
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    so let's go back with Samantha and Andy and do that.
Title:
Insight into Field Types - Intro to Point & Click App Development
Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Project:
ud162 - Intro to Salesforce Development
Duration:
0:52

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