Deprecation is the process of giving code a status (deprecated) that indicates that the code should be avoided.

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VF page to list all deprecated components from package in customer org

It's so great that Salesforce.com allows to remove deprecated components from managed packages. We use that feature heavily to rework and improve our products. But what I am worried about is all the ...
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Can't install new version of package after deprecation of previous versions

I have 2 accounts where was installed my package. I installed 1.22 version on first account and 1.26 version on second account. Then I deprecated versions 1.23-1.25. Before this I could not install ...
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Any systematic or standardized process for doing safe, thorough component cleanup?

I'm looking at an org that comprises many components built up over the years - Apex classes, triggers, custom objects/fields, visual force pages etc. We have users on mobile apps, Salesforce1, web UI. ...
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Can we edit the content of a deprecated method?

I have a class that was deprecated some time back. I am trying to perform an internal refactor and remove some items that are still referenced in the methods of that deprecated class. However, when I ...
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How to determine whether it is safe to delete a custom object?

We have a number of custom objects in our org that look like they can be deprecated. Before I do so, I'd like to be sure it's not going to break anything e.g. connected apps etc. Is there a way to ...
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How to find (Apex, SOQL, Metadata API) packaged removed components in customer org

Most of the components that ISVs can remove/delete from their managed packages still exist in customer orgs that have the package installed. I want to provide my customers with a list (Visualforce ...
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Why is it not allowed to delete packaged Custom Labels?

In our managed package we replaced many custom pages with standard layouts. Now there is a bunch of Custom Labels that were useful before (e.g. for translation) but could be removed from the Managed ...
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Deprecate fields in standard object (User)

Several custom fields was added to standard SF object User and included in managed package. As I understood, they can't be deleted from new version of package, only marked as 'deprecated'. Can ...
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Can Support undo the (not yet released) deletion of a managed field?

The CustomChild__c object was tied to CustomParent__c using a mdr_BadlyNamed__c relation. I planned on replacing it with a better named field and knew that this meant some migration on each customer ...
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Unable to push-upgrade managed app after deleting packaged VF page

I just tried out the new feature Streamline Managed Packages by Deleting Unused Components that came with Spring'15 and deleted a managed VF page called "Advanced Lookup Popup" including its ...
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Global methods in Deprecated class

I have a global apex class that I want to mark as Deprecated. What do I have to do with it`s global methods and global inner classes? Do I need to deprecate them or leave as they are? Thanks.
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Best practices for upgrading a package

I have already released my package. However, I need to update this package with some fixes. I also have trialforce enabled, and I have created the trial templates. I would now like to update this ...
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Customer org corrupted: Public class deleted in 1.2 magically gets deprecated in 1.1.1 patch

We pushed patch 1.1.1 of our managed app to a customer production org which worked fine in their sandbox for the last weeks. After the installation our customers faces compile-time type errors as Apex ...
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How do I deprecate/delete a master object part of a junction object which is part of a managed package?

Here is the scenario: As part of a managed package, we have 3 objects. Object A & Object C are Masters and Object B is the junction object between A & C. We packaged it all up and all good up ...
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Archaeology: what happened in Salesforce API 11.1 to necessitate a point release?

I'm really curious about this. Here's the list of available Salesforce API versions for a given Apex Class: 29.0 28.0 27.0 26.0 25.0 24.0 23.0 22.0 21.0 20.0 19.0 18.0 17.0 16.0 15.0 14.0 13.0 12.0 ...
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Archaeology: what *was* object type 004?

So we've all eyeballed the various standard object Key Prefixes at some point and noted: 001 is Account 003 is Contact etc I've always wondered: what was 004? What about 002?
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<deprecated>false</deprecated> randomly appears in object metadata in managed package. Why?

Sometimes when I commit the latests changes in my managed package to my version control I see those changes in the XML metadata of my custom objects. I heard that Salesforce.com is working on some ...
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Developer name already exists for given entity or has been previously used. Please choose a different name

In my managed ISV package I have many deprecated classes. Some of the are global and I cannot change their signature and just mark them as @deprecated. To make it more obvious that a class is ...
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How to deprecate a single function in a global interface

Can I deprecate a single function from a global interface that has been managed released? I was using this: global interface MyInterface { String getSomeString(); @deprecated Integer ...