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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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What is meant by SCVS?

Source Code Versioning System (SCVS) as the name indicates, it helps to manage source code changes over time. There are many source control versioning systems available such as CVS, SVN, Git, and so on. Version control maintains the history of every file change, and helps developers to track changes in an application. The main reasons behind having a version control system are to be able track changes in an application and to be able to revert back if something goes wrong. As code undergoes various changes, version control helps us to maintain a working version of code, and with the help of versioning, we can also maintain different environments such as testing, staging, and production. Multiple users can work on the same application source code simultaneously using version control.

There are two varieties of version control, centralized and distributed. In centralized version control, there is one central repository where each user gets their own working copy. If anyone...