An Easier Way to Find Out about Metadata in Your Salesforce Org
As a Salesforce Admin or Consultant, you may want to find out about the metadata in your Salesforce Org from time to time. For example, how many custom objects are there, what are the fields in the custom objects, how many triggers are there in your org, how many of those are inactive, how many apex classes are there, how many of those are from managed packages and so on.
The most common way to find these things out will be logon to your Salesforce Org, navigate to setup, go to each of the sections individually and then gather the information. But this is a labor-intensive, manual and time-consuming exercise. There is a better way…