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Salesforce Code Builder Now in Beta

#1MinuteTip Salesforce announces the beta release of Salesforce Code Builder – a much awaited full featured IDE in browser. It is a modern, web-based development environment optimized for Salesforce.

It includes key features that boost developer productivity, such as

  • Code completion and refactoring
  • Ease of integration with typical DevOps workflows with access to source control and CLI
  • Empowers the development of anything, from anywhere, including all Salesforce languages and frameworks, from Lightning Web Components to Apex to SOQL queries, Functions and more.
Salesforce Code Builder

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Salesforce CLI Unification is Now in Beta

#1MinuteTip  Announced in TrailheaDX earlier this year, the Salesforce CLI Unification is now in beta. The unified CLI introduces a common taxonomy for the future of Salesforce development.

What this means is sf deploy will deploy the entire project that is defined in your local directory. If your project includes a Salesforce Function and a Force app, then both can be deployed with one command to each of their respective environments. And in future it will expand to Heroku app, MuleSoft APIs and Marketing Cloud.

Salesforce CLI Unification

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Work with GitHub Remote Repository Directly from VS Code

#1MinuteTip Using Source Control with Salesforce? Now, you can work with the remote repository directly. The new Remote Repositories extension, published by GitHub, makes the experience of opening source code repositories in VS Code instant and safe. With this, you can quickly browse, search, edit, and commit to any remote GitHub repository directly from within VS Code, no clone necessary!

For more information check this blog post at URL https://code.visualstudio.com/blogs/2021/06/10/remote-repositories

Work with GitHub Remote Repository Directly from VS Code

Introducing Salesforce Functions

#1MinuteTip With Salesforce Functions you can offload complex business calculations, batch processes, and resource-intensive automation tasks a Salesforce managed compute runtime. And you can do so with industry-standard programming languages and open-source components.

To find out more along with a sample code, please navigate to URL https://developer.salesforce.com/blogs/2021/06/functions-announcement.html

(Salesforce Functions is now available as Beta in Summer ’21 release and expecting to be GA in Winter ’22 Release)

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