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Questions related to the use of the Git version control system (VCS) to as part of the Salesforce development process, including, but not exclusively, with Salesforce DX.

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VSCode .gitgnore not ignoring .sfdx folder

As in the title, I've encountered a problem with the .sfdx/ folder in my repo. After cloning the project it sees some local changes in the typings/lwc and typings/tools folder. .sfdx/ folder is ofc in ...
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lots of extra lines in layout xml files when deployed to git

I currently use Gearset to deploy to our Bitbucket repo. We don't quite have a perfect dev > branch > deploy process yet and some changes get made directly in production. This causes 2 sources ...
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Wondering how to properly organize git repo for salesforce org (branching strategy)

We have a little CRM project and I'm wondering how I could organize the whole git-sandboxes-deployment thing in a nice and smooth way. At the moment, I don't think there's actually a big need to do ...
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How do I actually get the git integration to work properly?

I want to have a 1:1 correspondence of the objects in Salesforce and the objects in our Git repo. Furthermore, I want to distinguish in our repo between our code, which has been carefully written line ...
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sync git with salesforce, including deletions?

I'm starting with a new project and I'd like to start fresh. Unfortunately, for various reasons, my Salesforce instance is already cluttered up with a lot of metadata I would like Git to be my source ...
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Is pushing all changes on one branch on Git a great idea?

We didn't use much Git during development and we created multiple functionalities. Is pushing all changes on one branch a great idea or should we create one branch for every feature? Advantages: we ...
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Is anybody using Metarocket.io as a SFDC GUI?

Was trying to find a way to Find & Replace Visualforce page names in an org and this community answer lead me to MavensMate which is not supported anymore. Then this question looking for an ...
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How do I obtain access to a project repo when working as a Salesforce Developer? [closed]

could you experienced developers please tell me, what usually happens (what is the standard process) when a Salesforce Developer gets assigned to a project, which includes Git as a DVCS system, for ...
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Correct approach to creating a new Salesforce DX project and pulling from GIT

I am learning Git with Salesforce DX. I learned how to use the terminal for pulling, pushing, committing etc. I know that Salesforce DX has a handy UI to do this without having to use the terminal, ...
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Deployment getting failed due to Time based workflow

I m getting below issue when deploying the workflow rules from the git to sandbox and also removed the all pending actions from the sandbox then re tried it again but no luck, same issue occuring even ...
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Git Commit adds line breaks that wasn't commited

I've been working fine deploying profile permissions on git via VSC. Recently I started to have some issues where I check the changes stage those, check again and see like 10 lines modified. Then when ...
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Branching Strategy and Pushing Tickets with Different Testing Timelines through to Production

Situation We are a small team of internal developers who recently adopted a more modern DevOps model (from changes sets and one org for multiple developers) and wanted to ask the community for some ...
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How to deploy a React .Net Core app in git repository - Heroku

I'm using heroku for the first time! I created a React js .Net Core app in visual studio (with the repository on git), but when I try to deploy it in heroku, this error appears: I have this ...
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Salesforce Git Pipeline not recognizing sfdx

I am setting up my CI/CD pipelines and when i am running the pipeline , it fails with the below error. /bin/bash: line 129: sfdx: command not found Below is my sample .yml file #######################...
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What is the recommended tool to start CI/CD for Salesforce development? [closed]

I'm new to this subject, but trying to start on the right foot. What are the recommended tools to start CI/CD for Salesforce development source version control and SFDX context?
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Attempting to access prior repo on Heroku

I made a push to Heroku (using the CLI) with corrupted code and was able to roll back the production to the right version. After trying git pull to access the current repo locally, heroku only updated ...
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SFDX push to playground/specific org

Hi Stack Exchange community, right now I'm learning to code with SF but I'm stuck with a very specific problem, I was trying to add LWCC (https://salesforcelabs.github.io/LightningWebChartJS/) to use ...
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Heroku: not building with latest version of code

I'm evaluating Heroku for hosting my Node.js api server, and I'm running into an unexpected issue. The code in the actual pushed branch isn't executed. Whether I'm pulling code from github, or using ...
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Why is Heroku stuck on installing node modules on initial build?

Question: Why is Heroku stuck on installing node modules on the initial build? Summary: I have tested this with both Heroku and Netlifty. Both encounter the same issue. I am able to run npm run build ...
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Getting error: cannot spawn .husky/pre-commit: No such file or directory when trying to commit, previously ran npm install

I'm having this issue with my computer when trying to commit. This happens after I run npm install for a recently created project. Thanks in advance. P.S.: I'm posting here cuz I couldn't find ...
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How to create new Illuminated Cloud project from git repo [closed]

Which files should I include in my git repository for creating a new Illuminated Cloud project ?
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Custom Git hunk header for Apex (on GitHub)?

In every Git diff there's this thing called a hunk header at the beginning of the diff section that looks like this: @@ -23,12 +23,10 @@ public with sharing class MyClass { This is nice but not very ...
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VS Code shows modified file

We are working on two types of OS - Windows and Mac. I'm just retrieving code from org and VS Code shows that it is modified, but it doesn't. How to resolve that?
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How to deploy code to SF instance from your branch?

Can I deploy my git branch to salesforce org? Currently, I write my code in vscode and deploy it to org using vscode. If it works, I add that code in the git branch and commit, which gets merged later....
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"Create a Salesforce DX Project" - getting message WARNING: The following metadata isn’t in your org

In the "Develop an App with Salesforce CLI and Source Control" Trailhead I think I'm following the instructions to the letter, but at the "Create a Salesforce DX Project" when I ...
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How do I download & setup Git Bash, for Windows & VSCode?

I don't know where to get GIT Bash from and how to set it up. I am asking because the answers were not found or not obvious, install was a bit of an unknown, hence this might help someone else, so I ...
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Error when deploying discord.py bot to Heroku: pathspec 'rewrite' did not match any file(s) known to git

so when I'm trying to deploy my discord.py bot to Heroku, it shows following error when executing the last command: > error: pathspec 'rewrite' did not match any file(s) known to git I already ...
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Permission Set: Existing other OLS/FLS permissions are wiped off in Production

Deployment: We deployed a custom permission set through Copado tool to Production and the git commit for this permission set contains 2 FLS permissions on User object. The scenario here is - other OLS/...
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jsconfig.json in sfdx project

Let's say we have got (for some reasons) from git jsconfig.json file in /lwc directory. My questions are : for what purposes do we need to use this file at all in project? i can see in include ...
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How to solve the Custom Metadata Markdown Mix-Up in SFDX?

So I just converted one of my older repositories to SFDX and I noticed that custom metadata has the extension .md which pre-SFDX wasn't a problem because a -meta.xml was appended. Now basically the ...
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Best Pretter Formatting Structure for Unlocked Package structure

I am moving towards an unlocked package structure on the Org I work on. The instance was inherited and did not have any version control so seems like 2 birds with one stone. I've always used Prettier (...
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.gitignore for various IDEs

So I searched almost everywhere for a reasonable .gitignore that also covers multiple IDEs while also making it clear which is which. The examples I found so far a poorly structured and do not ...
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Should some parts of an org NOT be versioned in SFDX?

So, with the move to DX and the source format we can and probably should version much more than we previously did with the metadata format. Objects obviously are a pretty obvious and mandatory choice ...
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Do I need to version package.xml?

Before DX I always had this in my .gitignore: /src/package.xml Now I am migrating to DX and a package.xml got created in my root somehow. Back in the days, I excluded the file because I thought that ...
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RPC failed; Curl 56 OpenSSL error when deploying app to heroku

I keep getting the following error when i try to push my application using heroku. numerating objects: 62, done. Counting objects: 100% (62/62), done. Delta compression using up to 12 threads ...
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convert existing git repo to sfdx project

I have an existing git repo with Salesforce metadata in it that I've been using for the last couple years. It's not a sfdx project, it's just what is returned when using the metadata api. I'd like to ...
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Underline character is misbehaving in MINGW64 Bash

I have been seeing this during the past month. By checking the standard CMD terminal I realized the issue is only happening in MINGW64 Bash: MINGW64 Bash: Win CMD: I remember not having issues so ...
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Document/Static Resource URLS in Email Templates in Source Control

Let's say that I have a Document or a Static Resource which stores an image that I use in an email template. The .email file within my project directory will have something that looks like this: <...
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Profile Access to Activity Custom Fields via git

I have a added a custom field in Activity object and gave read only access to a specific profile. We are having git and Jenkins to deploy these files. Below is the profile definition with adding the ...
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Revert changes from git using VSCode

noob question from someone who just started using VSCode and SFDX for Salesforce development. When you make changes to a project, git tracks those changes, this is nothing new. But when you want to ...
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What files absolutely belong in a SFDX repository?

So - with SFDX there are tons of files being generated. Default files like gitattributes should obviously go there, package.xml already seems to be handled differently and then there are files ....
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Do you actually need a develop branch when using git? [closed]

So I know that basically every git project hast a master and a develop branch. This works for most of my Salesforce projects except for one. In that project, there are no releases - 99% of the time it'...
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Is it viable to version all metadata nowadays?

Before SFDX I only versioned just the code (classes, components, objects, pages, triggers, and sometimes staticresources) in all of my projects and I saw many other projects doing the same. This ...
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Tracking managed package in source control

I have a managed package that I am testing in my sandbox from the App Exchange. I am also writing some custom classes that depend on resources in this managed package. I want to track these changes in ...
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Set up Git in IntelliJ with Illuminated Cloud

I’m new to source control (git in our case) and have just set up a development flow with CI using Gearset. That’s all well and good (and working fine). But, I also want to set up VCS within my IDE (...
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TFVC vs GIT For Salesforce [closed]

We are planning to use CICD for Salesforce development, for that we are going to use TFS. In TFS we can create both TFVS and GIT type of repository. What is the difference between these two with ...
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Cannot pull from scratch org after discard changes in visual studio code

I use git and sfdx with vs code. I have a scratch org where I made changes to the roles. I did sfdx pull source from scratch org. But I discarded the changes thinking I can pull them again from ...
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Connecting a Clone Git Repo With An Existing Sandbox Org

I have a repo (based in bitbucket) that I have cloned. How can I connect my cloned repo with my sandbox environment? My IDE is VS Code. In the past I have created a new project from manifest - ...
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How to upload to gitlab repo? [closed]

Ok, so i have been trying to get this working and its driving me nuts. All want to do is take my project in vscode and upload it to a branch in gitlab. Here is a list of things i have done : Set ...
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GIT Auto-Fetch Not Updating Org

I am finally making the transition from Eclipse-->SVN to Visual Studio Code-->GIT for SFDC development. One major issue: When you refreshed from your SVN repo into Eclipse the code was not only ...
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