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How can I test Sandbox related functionality without using Production itself as my test environment?

I am trying to build tooling around sandbox management but pretty much got stumped by how I would even test this without using Production. My client app is intended to be build on Java and using the ...
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IDX workbench dialog page can't be resized

IDX workbench dialog page can't be resized. I used ctrl - to make it small for bottom button, but can't bring it back by ctrl +. Any resize, move will make the application frozen. I had to kill the ...
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud CI/CD Deployment Tools

I see there are limitations with the Package Manager and Deployment Manager while deploying the SFMC code from Dev to QA regions etc. Can someone please advice if there is an Automated Deployment ...
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Free Tools for Salesforce Data Backup [closed]

I wanted to know the names of free tools that allow to save daily and automatically salesforce data via api (so that allow the daily backup of production salesforce data via api connection). Thanks.
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Tool to pull components on object level

is any tool to pull list of components(workflow, process builder, approval process, flows, triggers) on object level? Tedious activity to pull manually because we have close to 500+ custom objects.
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"https://sforgcompare.herokuapp.com/"Is this trusted tool for Salesforce org comparing sandbox to sandbox and sandbox to production [closed]

"https://sforgcompare.herokuapp.com/" is this trusted tool, any other tools for org comparing in Salesforce. Your comments/suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
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any tools to show all the objects in my org?

Is there any tools to show all objects and fields? Everyday I need to go to object managers => list fields in the browser thousands times. Do we have any native application to do this?
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Lightning Inspector - Performance tab issue

When I try to toggle recording button of the performance tab of the Lightning Inspector, i'm getting below error message; Any thoughts to prevent this?
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Mavensmate: Getting error client identifier invalid while authentication to salesforce

I use Mavensmate, Since morning it is throwing me an error "client identifier invalid" while refreshing or saving any component (Apex Class, Trigger or any) to Salesforce from Sublime. When I try to ...
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Linting tools for legacy apex repo

I've inherited a messy repo full of legacy apex code - trying to get it cleaned up and readable for some more junior devs on my team. What linting tools do you all use on your apex classes to enforce ...
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Is there any way to automatically determine appropriate sfdx configuration?

I've recently started working on a rather insane project which has had a lot of organic growth over the years and includes over 20 deeply integrated managed packages. We are currently trying to tame ...
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Enable/Disable Process Builder Processes all at once

BACKGROUND I found this really useful tool called Salesforce Config Switch which allows me to easily enable and disable processes on mass in one go. But it's throwing a 500 error at the moment. ...
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What 3rd Party Visualforce Email Editors are available/recommended?

Are there any 3rd party tools for coding Visualforce Email Templates which provide a decent editing and preview capability?
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Workbench is down. Any good alternatives for preparing package.xml?

Workbench is down today due to an expired SSL Certificate. I have become so dependent on using Workbench to retrieve the Metadata API names to include in my Migration Tool's xml package manifest that ...
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What's in your developer toolbox?

I'm newish to Salesforce and I'm curious about what frameworks/tools/products you use other than the standard development tools Salesforce provides (Force IDE, Developer Console) to accomplish your ...
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Strategies to deal with slow metadata api performance

I'm slightly concerned that this question is might not fit here but, as you will read, I have a lot of time on my hands... Around release-time, Salesforce performance tends to plummet and right (in ...
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how to deploy managed package in salesforce

I am trying to deploy survey force app using changeset from one sandbox to another but it is throwing an error that managed package can not be moved using change sets. What is the best approach to ...
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Is it possile to add links under Tools section of Accounts tab

can we add links under tools section of Accounts tab.Currently there are 4-5 links already available.Can we customize tools section of Accounts tab.
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Scheduled Mass Delete of records

Is there any app, tool or feature that would allow me to schedule Mass Delete of records without using any code. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
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Is there an easy way to do a full diff between a sandbox and production org?

I know I could use Mavensmate to diff each file, but is there a tool that can easily find all the differences in metadata between my sandbox and production org?
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Accessing Data Externally - Any tools?

Bit of a back story... We have a business requirement where out of a team of 50 people only 20 need actual SF licenses. The other 30 only need access to a very small portion of data and only need ...
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What do you use to speed up login process for salesforce development?

What do you use to speed up the login process for salesforce development. I am sure you have quite number of env to handle when you are working with salesforce. I use chrome browser plugin called "...
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A tool like force.com logins but open on multiple sessions?

As a Salesforce developer, I always work on multiple SFDC sessions. Remembering all the login credentials is a big convenience. Force.com logins for Chrome is good. But it still opens tabs/windows in ...
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Installing Dave Carolls Sublime Lightning

I'm starting with Aura/Lightning today and want to install this plugin for sublime on Windows 64bit So I followed the instructions in this video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_sUTfeGKxw It ...
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Does DemandTools have "CONTAIN"/ "BEGINS WITH" matching functionality?

Is anyone here using DemandTools for Salesforce? I'm using the discovery function in Demand Tools. I would like to add a match that search for account number which "Contains"/ "Begins with" values ...
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Tool for check valid test cases in Salesforce?

We have a existing project which has a number of invalid test cases - which means, test cases only have the code coverage but don't have system.assert in it. I remember there is a tool to find those ...
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Cannot save in DevConsole or Force IDE due to "unfinished save request" - How to resolve?

Since the IDE and DevConsole was updated to use the Tooling API is sometimes run into situation where I cannot do a Save on a class change anymore. The Force.com IDE is giving no error at all and is ...
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Connection / Login Problemsof jitterbit data loader

When i am trying to login into jitter bit cloud dataloader with my sandbox username and passwerd i am getting an error **"Agent is not Running[Agent-is-not- Running]"**
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MavensMate/Sublime Text - how to investigate schema

I'm going through an evaluation of MavensMate and Sublime Text as a replacement of Eclipse IDE. Everything is working well and is a great alternative to Eclipse which is clunky and slow. The main ...
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What is a good alternative to DBAmp for users on an Oracle Database?

I'm familiar and happy with the DBAmp product (http://www.forceamp.com/) that replicates data between MS-SQL and Salesforce. Does anyone have a recommendation for a tool that they have used ...
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How do I mass update existing records after adding a new custom field?

I added a new custom field to an object with many existing records. It was a checkbox field and during creation I specified the default value to be "true". However, it looks like all the records have ...
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Source control tool for Salesforce development

I am looking for a source control tool like Github which can do the following for us. Provide a cloud based source control repository like subversion, etc. Provide web based view to track changes. ...
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Is there a SFDC tool to quickly load - and reload - test data?

Is there already a SFDC tool that will take a set of test data - similar to what is part of every developer org - and load it into a new developer sandbox? Is there a tool to wipe out an entire org's ...
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What is the best way to manage javascript resources for Visualforce pages?

So at the moment when I want to make a quick tweak in a javascript file that enhances a Visualforce page, I have to go: Setup >> Development >> Static Resources Find my script in the list (takes a ...
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