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How could I run the .app created in the Eclipse Force.com IDE?

By run I mean to perform a preview similar to the one I can perform in the developer console.

Here is the best example I was able to find so far. And I was not able to find any manual or examples which would explain the process in more details.

But here are a few questions I got after attempting to do the same as on the video:

  1. What to do if I got an error when trying to Save to Server? The error is the following:

    Unable to save resources: Filepath and/or project cannot be null. Reason: Filepath and/or project cannot be null

This question give me a thought that maybe the problem is that everything was saved automatically and now I am trying to save the project which undergone no changes. So, I tried to set Work online for my project, perform a few tweaks in the project files and then save again and it still gives the same error.

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  1. After performing Save to Server the presenter on the video goes to the link to see the result of the saved .app (16:04 time of the video). So, how could I find the link I need to go to to preview me .app? Here it is said that the link should be of type https://yourDomain.lightning.force.com/c/hereAppNameGoes.app. But where can I find my domain? I found the manual how to work with the domain over here.

In a nutshell what I need here is a documentation (or something like manual) on how to preview the .app created in the Eclipse Force.com IDE or answers to the questions above.

  • Is your project in eclipse even connected to your salesforce org? – Jayant Das May 24 '18 at 12:58
  • @JayantDas, how could I check that? When I was creating the project I provided the login, password and security token. Does that mean that the project is connected to the org? – oobarbazanoo May 24 '18 at 13:02
  • Refer to this link for details on setting the properties. Seems like you don't have a connected org and furthermore, you need to login to the org to be able to view whatever you create in eclipse. – Jayant Das May 24 '18 at 13:10

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