some key notes which will help you to clear maintenance exam.
Permission set Enhancement
Prior to winter 13 permission set can be assigned to user with same user license type,but In winter 13 permission set no longer need to assign license type and can be assigned to user with multiple user license type known as Organization-Wide Permission Set. To create permission set we have to choose User License as None.
You can only specify user license when creating new permission set,you can't change its user license when editing or cloning it
Visual workflow Enhancement
The cloud flow designer let you to create business process visually.
User can navigate from start to finish . In winter 13 we can control the user navigation in the flow. By default user can navigate previous screen of the flow or finish .However you can prevent this by removing previous button and next button in the screen .To do so choose the options “don't show prev button ” in the Navigation options.
In the Add field section there are three new field added in the flow
1-multi select checkbox
2-multi select picklist
you can display multiple choice by using multi select check box or picklist.check box is used to prompt the user to choose true or false .It can be used in marketing campign.
In winter 13 we can add apex plug in and sub flow which are included in palette in the flow.
Explorer used to easily find resource and element used in the flow.
The Highlight Result on canvas check box help us to easily find search result .when you hover on search icon It will highlight the search element in the flow.
Also there are zoom control and get started link to see the video how flow works and also a link to sample package and apex plugin.
Developer Consol Enhancement
Developer consol is the new tool to create monitor and test the application 'data .
There are some tool newly added
Test tool used for testing. Query editor used for soql query execute .
Multiple prospective used displaying same information in different manner . To create prospective click prospective All button in the system log from their choose view panel and save it in a new name.
Enhancement To Apex Test Frame Work
In Winter 13 release salesforce makes test process more rubost by some tool.
We can create csv file and stored as Static resource “testclss.csv” and use the resource in Test.Load data method to declair test data.
List<sObject> tst = Test.loadData(Account.sObjectType , 'Yourresoursename');
It supports for testing both Rest and Soap based callout .
Some sample question..
1-which is present in developer-consol..?
2-what is the capacity of visual work flow ?
3-what is the capacity of joined Report ?
4-What can a developer do in apex testing
5-what the Administrator need to do assign a permission set for users with different user license ?
For detail Information refer this pdf
Here is link of video ..Go through this link and watch this video for 15 min then clear exam