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DevOps for Salesforce

By : Priyanka Dive, Nagraj Gornalli
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DevOps for Salesforce

By: Priyanka Dive, Nagraj Gornalli

Overview of this book

Salesforce is one of the top CRM tools used these days, and with its immense functionalities and features, it eases the functioning of an enterprise in various areas of sales, marketing, and finance, among others. Deploying Salesforce applications is a tricky event, and it can get quite taxing for admins and consultants. This book addresses all the problems that you might encounter while trying to deploy your applications and shows you how to resort to DevOps to take these challenges head on. Beginning with an overview of the development and delivery process of a Salesforce app, DevOps for Salesforce covers various types of sandboxing and helps you understand when to choose which type. You will then see how different it is to deploy with Salesforce as compared to deploying with another app. You will learn how to leverage a migration tool and automate deployment using the latest and most popular tools in the ecosystem. This book explores topics such as version control and DevOps techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and testing. Finally, the book will conclude by showing you how to track bugs in your application changes using monitoring tools and how to quantify your productivity and ROI. By the end of the book, you will have acquired skills to create, test, and effectively deploy your applications by leveraging the features of DevOps.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Using the IDE to deploy Apex

The IDE is a plugin for the Eclipse IDE. The IDE provides a unified interface for building and deploying Salesforce applications. Designed for developers and development teams, the IDE provides tools for accelerating Salesforce application development, including source code editors, test execution tools, wizards, and integrated help. This tool includes basic color-coding, outline view, integrated unit testing, and auto-compilation on save with error-message display capability.

The IDE is a free resource provided by Salesforce to support its users and partners, but isn't considered part of our services in terms of the Salesforce Master Subscription Agreement.

To deploy Apex from a local project in the IDE to a Salesforce organization, use the Deploy to Server wizard.

If you're deploying to a Production Organization, at least 75% of your Apex code must be covered by unit tests, and all of those tests must complete...