Questions tagged [ide]

An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development. An IDE normally consists of a source code editor, build automation tools and a debugger. The most common Salesforce IDEs are Eclipse and MavensMate.

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Force.com IDE - Still Officially Supported?

In the Summer '13 release webinar, Ryan Upton and Samantha Ready mention that the Force.com IDE is no longer being supported. During the Q&A time, they both chime in on a question related to the ...
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Object Deploy fails with: “duplicate value found: <unknown> duplicates value on record with id”

When I try to redeploy an object that exists in source and destination orgs, the deploy fails with the cryptic and useless error message: duplicate value found <unknown> duplicates value on ...
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Unable to refresh src from server using force.com IDE

I was trying to connect to my dev org using my force.com IDE and i got an exception "com.salesforce.ide.api.metadata.types.Metadata$JaxbAccessorF_fullName cannot be cast to com.sun.xml.internal.bind....
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InstalledPackage Failure When Deploying to Sandbox

I'm a bit of a force.com IDE newbie - still learning. I'm trying to migrate a simple custom object (no fields) from one sandbox to another and I'm running into this error: # Deploy Results: File ...
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Faster unit tests?

I'm running unit tests in Eclipse (Force.com IDE) and they are taking 5min+ to execute. Is there an alternative way to run them, or are there tips to speeding this up? I know I can run the tests from ...
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IDE hangs at “Saving components to project” whenever I refresh from server

Something like 75% of the time I attempt to refresh from server on a project in the Force.com IDE it gets the data from the server but then hangs for 10 minutes or more on the "Saving components to ...
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Force.com IDE isn't storing passwords

I recently installed the latest version of Eclipse (eclipse-java-kepler-R, 2.0.1.20130919-0803) with the Force.com IDE plugin (29.0.0.201310181333). Everything was working fine until this morning, ...
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How to limit API calls when using the Developer Console?

In a Winter '14 Developer Edition and Spring '14 Pre-release I have noticed that using the Developer Console uses API calls. It looks like this affects third party tools like MavensMate as well. The ...
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Apex debugging in Winter '16 - how well does it work?

This Debug Apex Code in Eclipse (Generally Available) release note says: The Apex Debugger extends the Force.com IDE plug-in for Eclipse and behaves similarly to debuggers available for other ...
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Can Visual Studio Code be used as an editor for Salesforce without SalesforceDX?

All the tutorials I have seen referencing the use of Visual Studio Code for Salesforce development imply that it is used in conjunction with SalesforceDX. It is my understanding DX is a relatively ...
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Force.com IDE does ONLY save to server when explicitely force by “Save to Server”

When I save a change in my Force.com IDE this is not reflected on the server very often. I then have to manually use Force.com > Save to server. I recently upgraded to Eclipse Juno but the problem ...
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Force.com IDE - any news on the “after the refactor version”?

My question refers to the information in this answer Force.com IDE - Still Officially Supported?, where a significant refactoring of the Force IDE is talked about that makes use of newer APIs and ...
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Slow development

When I am developing sometimes my eclipse hangs or takes 8 mins to push a change. IT really slows me down. It can take a long while to run tests. I sometime run tests in the browser to speed things ...
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Force.com IDE warning that files in .git subdirectory only saved locally, not to server

We're using Git to manage our project, since multiple developers are working with it and we want to have a revision history. We're also using the Force.com IDE for development. I'm now seeing "File ...
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Override Eclipse Metadata API Version

Is it possible to override the eclipse metadata api version? Often new details are available via the metadata api before the latest eclipse ide update (assuming that they actually include new stuff ...
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Pulling Permission Sets only through IDE polls a trimmed version of them

In Eclipse Force.com IDE I created a Force.com project that was configured to pull the Permission Set folder only. The Permission Sets have been pulled, but in what appeared to be a trimmed form - all ...
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Deployment with Force.com IDE Taking Forever

We're experiencing extremely long deployment times even when deploying single classes using the force.com IDE plugin to eclipse. The deployment takes up to 1 hour yet running all unit tests from the ...
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How to get Id of a object

Is there any way to find out the Id of an object,object may be custom or native like if I have a custom object i.e Test__c and when I write some query to get the Id then Id must be return in this ...
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Adjust logging levels during code deployment?

Is there a way to adjust the various logging levels when deploying code to production through the IDE? The log is being truncated and I'm not seeing error details that are preventing my deployment. ...
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Deleting a Class with IDE - cannot delete from Production?

When trying to delete a Class using IDE (simply right click and delete, and confirming I want it deleted in SF as well), it fails with the following screenshot. I have seen a couple posts via Google ...
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IDE for Salesforce developers [closed]

Hii iam learning salesforce Which IDE is mostly used by Salesforce Developers in real time especially in India?
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Development Team Best Practices, or “Is this IDE for real? I am in disbelief” [closed]

I have a family of questions that I am piling into one post, because my suspicion is that they will all point to a short list of bad practices that cause these quandaries. The way I have been taught ...
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Deploy to different environments using Eclipse

I am new to deploying from one org to another, Can someone refer some good documentation on how to deploy using Eclipse. Also, any steps / pointers would be great..
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Efficient way to find error causing “Save Error: Entity is not org-accessible”

I've ran into this issue once or twice before. The problem manifests itself as this in the Force.com IDE: The way I found the issue was by commenting out large swathes of code, and then saving the ...
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Eclipse: project properties update: Element {urn:partner.soap.sforce.com}returnFieldDataTypes invalid

A newbie developer here... thx in advance for all your help! I am trying to set up eclipse for salesforce. Keep getting this error on Eclipse Mars.1 and Eclipse Kelper. [Unable to update project ...
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New Force.com IDE (Eclipse) - not auto-deploying?

I'm trying out the new Force.com IDE plugin (31.0.0.201406301722), under Eclipse Kepler (SR2, build 20140224-0627). When I now save an Apex class, the class does not get automatically deployed to the ...
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Granting the “Debug Apex” permission for the Apex Debugger as an ISV Partner

I'm following the instructions under Get Started with the Apex Debugger. I'm up to the point where I create a Permission Set for the debugger user to enable the "Debug Apex" permission under System ...
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Force.com IDE Install Error with Eclipse 4.2

I'm installing the Force.com plugin for Eclipse but received the error below. I'm using Eclipse 4.2 and I received the same error with 4.3. I tried using an older version of Eclipse, 3.6, but the ...
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When is the Force.com IDE going to be rewritten (using the tooling api)

Last year I attended the Dreamforce session: Next Generation Debugging with the Developer Console and Tooling API One of the most exciting things that was mentioned was that the Force.com IDE is ...
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Problems Installing Force.com IDE

I read Woody Leonhard's article in InfoWorld on the dangers of Java yesterday, so I uninstalled the two JRE's on my Windows 7 computer, and then reinstalled the latest version. This is what I have ...
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download the lightning component or deploy to other servers(different salesforce accounts)?

Is there any possibility to download the lightning components? Similar to an option to download apex class? or Is there any IDE that supports Lightning Components? Any option deploy to other servers(...
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Force.com IDE - Deploy Entire Org. to New Org [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copying metadata and code from one Production org to another Quick Question. I'm trying to deploy an entire org.'s metadata into a new one, specifically its sandbox, but ...
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Why are code coverage results different in IDE and developer console?

The Apex coverage results for unit tests in the Force.com IDE and the developer console are very different. I just ran 2 tests in both and got: test 1 IDE: 75 lines not tests, 68% covered Developer ...
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What does error in IDE Ubuntu 64 mean?

Whenever I open a Salesforce project in Force.com IDE, I get this error message: It prevents me from saving any chances to Salesforce. Here is one such error message: Description Resource Path ...
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TotalRequests Limit exceeded error using force.com IDE

We have a trial org and we currently have 7 developers working on the org. Currently all our developers are getting an error which is TotalRequests Limit exceeded if we use the force.com Ide. Do you ...
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Where can I get Force.com IDE plugin version 26

I can't seem to find a list of old versions.
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Speedup Testing with Force.com IDE using slim Logs - but how to set the log-level?

A lot has been written here about slow development in general and slow testing in particular e. g.: Slow development Faster unit tests? For my use case I found one reason for slow testing while ...
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Auto Complete for Force.com IDE plugin in Eclipse

Hi I cannot find the Auto Complete plugin for Salesforce IDE which I have installed in Eclipse. Version: Kepler Service Release 2
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Content Assist Does Not Work with New V31.0 IDE

I have a new windows 7 PC. I performed a completely vanilla installation of JRE 7, Kepler, and the latest (31) version of the Force.com IDE. It works fine except for: Content Assist simply does not ...
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Force.com Ide (Eclipse) shortcuts for right click submenu

Is it possible to add shortcut key for the commands like 'Refresh from Server' as shown below (in Eclipse aka force.com IDE)? Note: I tried going to Preferences => General => Keys .. doesn't work.
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How to migrate an app from a prod server into a sandbox with Force.com IDE

I need to to do the following: Pull code for components from prod env into Eclipse Remove items that are not needed for deployment Deploy components to sandbox Right now this is what I've been doing:...
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'json Not a Valid Enumeration for type' Error When Retrieving Standard sObjects with IntelliJ/Jetforcer

I use IntelliJ with Jetforcer for Salesforce development. Starting yesterday, I began receiving the following error when trying to retrieve Standard sObjects for my project: jsonNot a valid ...
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“Show in Salesforce Web” not working - Eclipse / Force.com IDE

All of a sudden "Show in Salesforce Web" option (right click on project->Force.com->"Show in Salesforce Web") wasn't working, and when executed was opening wordpard and then failing. On google'ing ...
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In Force.con IDE - Error while deploying to Server

I am getting following error while deploying metadata to Force.com Server
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Eclipse Force.com IDE and “ Run Specified Tests ”

Is the Eclipse "Force.com IDE" plugin able to deploy code with a "Run Specified Tests" validation option yet? Or is using "Change Sets" my only user-friendly option if I want that level of control ...
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5000 request per 24 hour limit in development workarounds?

Our developers seem to be running into this limit every day by just using force.com IDE and doing SOQL calls to do development. Any suggested work-arounds? Right now a couple developers have 2 ...