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vijayabhaskarareddyvijayabhaskarareddy 

need help creating batch job or scheduled apex

1) Start the batch job/scheduled  when the Lead.Owner changes
2) 15 minutes after the lead owner is changed, check if they have created any activity (logged a call). If they have, end the batch. If they haven't, update "Lead.Entropy__c = 1" and continue to step 3.
3) 15 minutes after step 2, check if the lead owner has created any activity (logged a call). If they have, end the batch. If they haven't, update "Lead.Entropy__c = 2" and continue to step 4.
4) 30 minutes after step 3, check if the lead owner has created any activity (logged a call). If they have, end the batch. If they haven't, update "Lead.Entropy__c = 3" and continue to step 5.
5) 15 minutes after step 4, check if the lead owner has created any activity (logged a call). If they have, end the batch. If they haven't, update "Lead.Entropy__c = 4" and end the batch job.
Rahul KumarRahul Kumar (Salesforce Developers) 
Hi Vijaya,

Batch Apex in Salesforce
To use batch Apex, you must write an Apex class that implements the Salesforce-provided interface Database.Batchable, and then invoke the class programmatically.
 
Start method
       The start method is called at the beginning of a batch Apex job. Use the start method to collect the records or objects to be passed to the interface method execute.
 
Syntax: global (Database.QueryLocator | Iterable<sObject>) start(Database.BatchableContext bc) {}

 This method returns either a Database.QueryLocator object or an iterable that contains the records or objects being passed into the job.
 
Execute Method

          The execute method is called for each batch of records passed to the method. Use this method to do all required processing for each chunk of data.

Syntax: global void execute(Database.BatchableContext BC, list<P>){}
 
This method takes the following:
o    A reference to the Database.BatchableContext object.
o    A list of sObjects, such as List<sObject>, or a list of parameterized types. If you are using a Database.QueryLocator, the returned list should be used.
Batches of records execute in the order they are received from the start method.
 
Finish Method
 
Syntax: global void finish(Database.BatchableContext BC){}
The finish method is called after all batches are processed. Use this method to send confirmation emails or execute post-processing operations.
Each execution of a batch Apex job is considered a discrete transaction. For example, a batch Apex job that contains 1,000 records and is executed without the optional scope parameter from Database.executeBatch is considered five transactions of 200 records each.
The Apex governor limits are reset for each transaction. If the first transaction succeeds but the second fails, the database updates made in the first transaction are not rolled back.

Example of Batch Apex Class: 
 
Batch Schedule Class
global class batchContactUpdate implements Database.Batchable<sObject>
{
    global Database.QueryLocator start(Database.BatchableContext BC)
    {
        String query = 'SELECT Id, FirstName,LastName FROM Contact';
        return Database.getQueryLocator(query);
    }
 
    global void execute(Database.BatchableContext BC, List<Contact> scope)
    {
         for(Contact a : scope)
         {
             a.FirstName=a.FirstName+'FirstName is Updated';
             a.LastName = a.LastName +'LastName is updated';          
         }
         update scope;
    }  
    global void finish(Database.BatchableContext BC)
    {
    }
}

Please refer the below link for reference. Hope it will be helpful.

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Thanks
Rahul Kumar