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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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What is code quality?

Code quality is identify based on some parameters such as best practices standards and rule sets. When code quality is increased, then user acceptance testing issues and production issues are reduced and productivity is increased. Using this PMD report, produced by an open source static source code analyzer that reports on issues found in the code, we can allocate extra time for reviewing code, and this increases product quality, along with best practice standards and effective governance.

Checking code quality using a PMD report

There are two methods for performing the analysis. We will discuss them in the next sections.

PMD static analysis for Salesforce Apex using a Visual Studio (VS) Code extension

Here, we will learn to analyze directly in VS Code on Apex and Visual force files. First, you have to install Visual Studio Code on your machine. (We already learned how to install VS Code in Chapter 3, Deployment in Salesforce).

You need to perform the following steps:

  1. Open...