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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
14 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
22 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
59 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
248 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
43 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
182 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
355 views

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 ...
17
votes
1answer
346 views

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 ...
10
votes
1answer
130 views

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?
8
votes
1answer
381 views

<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 ...
7
votes
2answers
942 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

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 ...