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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 Bugzilla

Bugzilla bug tracking is an open source bug tracking system. Using Bugzilla, you can create a bug and track that bug until it is closed. Bugzilla provides project management and issue tracking features. Bugzilla is used to improve performance and scalability. Other features include an advanced query application that can remember your searches and integrated email capabilities.

First, you have to install Bugzilla on your system or server, from where you can access Bugzilla using a web browser. The steps are as follows:

  1. You can install Bugzilla on a machine from
  2. Now open Bugzilla through your browser; the screen looks like the following:


  1. Click on Log In and enter the credentials. Once you have logged in, the page will look like this:
  1. Now click on User Preferences or on Administration to open the admin panel.
  2. Once the admin panel is opened, click on Users:
  1. In the next screen, click on add a new user:
  1. Enter the Login...