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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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Introducing Selenium

Selenium is an open source tool used for automating tests we run on a web application. Selenium is a web-based application. We can automate the testing using Selenium. Selenium supports many browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. You don't need scripting or development knowledge to get started with Selenium, a person with administration experience can also start setting up Selenium. Using a record/playback tool in Selenium, we can perform tests without knowledge of the scripting language. Selenium supports multiple platforms, including Windows, Linux, and Mac. We are going to look at the steps to set up Selenium on Mac.

Setting up Selenium using Firefox

We will set up Selenium with Firefox on macOS. The installation steps for Firefox might differ, depending on your operating system. We will be using Mac in this example.

Here are some prerequisites for installing Firefox on Mac:

  • Operating systems: macOS 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, and 10.13
  • Recommended hardware: Macintosh...