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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)
Title Page
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Adding a user to GitLab

The steps to add a user are as follows:

  1. Log in to GitLab with admin user (root).
  2. Click the spanner icon (top right) to enter Admin area:
  1. You will see three buttons, New projectNew user, and  New group. Click on New user:
  1. Fill in the required information – Name, Username, and Email:
  1. Provide a project user limit as per your organization's rules. Also, if you want a user to be able to create a group, give them access to creating a group by checking Can create group. If you want a user to have limited access, then select the Access level to be Regular, and if a user needs Admin privileges, then select the Access level to be Admin for the user:
  1. After filling in all the required information, click on Create user. This will create the user and send a password reset link to the user's Email ID.