Metadata components that needs to be manually deployed in Salesforce

When you want to deploy changes from one Salesforce org to another, you can choose any of the following tools to transport changes from one Salesforce org to another Salesforce org.

  1. Change SetsDeploy components from one Salesforce Org to another
  2. Migration Tool (ANT based)
  3. SFDX Command Line Tool
  4. Microsoft VS Code with Salesforce Extensions
  5. 3rd Party AppExchange Product (e.g. Dreamfactory)

All these tools use Metadata API to extract and deploy changes. (Tools like “ Migration Tool” can also be used to automate the backup your Salesforce org’s configuration).

Development & Release Management Flow for Salesforce

Development & Release Management Flow for Salesforce

Implementing Salesforce or already using Salesforce? Do you have a well-defined development & release management process to ensure that you are doing it the right way, using all the proper tools & technologies, automating processes where it can and should be automated?

Do you have a proper process to ensure that you are building an optimal solution on Salesforce, leveraging on the platform’s features and capabilities, not incurring technical debt and not cutting corners on best practices?

How to Delete or Deactivate Apex Class / Trigger in Salesforce Production Org

How do you delete or deactivate the apex classes / triggers on your Salesforce Production Org? Unfortunately, it is not as simple as going to the Apex class and hitting the delete button or unchecking the ‘Active’ checkbox.

For deleting or disabling the code, you can take one of the following two routes:

Distribute Lightning Email Templates with Packaging and Change Sets

#1MinuteTip #SalesforceSpring21 You can now include Lightning email templates in change sets or managed packages. Previously, these features were available only for Salesforce Classic email templates.

Salesforce Lightning Email Templates

References & Useful URLs

Manage the Salesforce Development Lifecycle

#1MinuteTip  Learn how to make Salesforce development more effective and reliable. This Accelerator will teach you how to apply software practices to speed up development, align with corporate processes, and reduce IT costs. Here is the link to the knowledge article containing links to download the presentation and watch the recording of the webinar (approx. 39 minutes) .

Manage the Salesforce Development Lifecycle

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