What is meant by namespace generally and why we are using in salesforce.

By using Namespace what we'll do in salesforce.


As per documentation:

Namespace prefixes are used in managed Force.com AppExchange packages to differentiate custom object and field names from those in use by other organizations.

After registering aunique namespace object or field api name will look like


It is very usefull feature so that the API name of Manage package should not conflict with native fields API Name.

Find more on Namespace doc

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