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DevOps for Salesforce

By : Priyanka Dive, Nagraj Gornalli
Book Image

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)
Title Page
Packt Upsell

Viewing the commit history

You can check logs using the command line, switch to the Git repository and run the git log command, as shown here, to check the most recent commits. This command without any extra argument shows commits made in the repository in reverse order. The command output also contains information such as the SHA-1 checksum, the commit message, the date and time of the commit, and author details:

$git log 
commit 9d8892da192fffb93a9a8a58fdf700632dabee3c (HEAD -> master, origin/master, origin/HEAD) 
Author: Priyanka Dive <[email protected]> 
Date:   Mon Aug 27 00:56:39 2018 +0530 
    Add main.js file 
commit aad9bc971f4e69242e550f9e1771e23c1785b5e2 
Author: priyanka <[email protected]> 
Date:   Sun Aug 26 18:47:08 2018 +0000 
    Initial commit

You can check Git commit messages with the timestamp and user details, as shown here: