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Can I add metadata (new fields) with respect to apexClass, apexPage, AuraDefinitionBundle

Is it possible to add new fields to "code" objects like apexClass, apexPage, auraDefinitionBundle? Basically, trying to add legacy code to version control while continuing to use sandboxes - moving ...
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Version error when uploading Change Set

I’m trying to deploy custom objects, custom fields, page layouts, compact layouts, Lightning pages and Global value set (global picklist) , when uploading changeset it is giving me API version error ...
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Does anyone know how to use Beanstalk as version control with Salesforce?

We are using Beanstalk for our WordPress application developments. So we like to have all our business applications including Salesforce customization and codes together in one place. Is it possible ...
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sfdx push is still trying to push a class that i deleted from my project?

I deleted a class from my project and when i do a push, it seems like the classes's meta file is still trying to be pushed, even though it's been deleted from my project? force-app\main\default\...
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Efficiently merge handle parallel feature branches in SFDX

Imagine a team of 5 developers using DX scratch orgs (using Salesforce' Falcon Template) for working on multiple features in parallel. They start from a clean packaging org and a clean Git master. ...
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Version control for Salesforce CPQ

Does anyone know what the most technically feasible approach is currently for managing Salesforce CPQ configuration in a version control system (e.g., Git)? We currently have most of our metadata ...
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salesforce deployment from Git with Docker cloud

I need way to deploy code from Git to salesforce using Docker Cloud or Docker. I needed senior's suggestions and sources on deployment from Git to to salesforce especially with docker and i found way ...
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Github to salesforce deployment [duplicate]

I need to find a way to deploy code from GitHub to salesforce using Docker Cloud or Docker because my client requested it. I needed senior's suggestions on deployment from GitHub to to salesforce with ...
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Is there a XSD for validating metadata XML files?

So in order to run many parallel projects, we are exporting our metadata to XML within version control. As a result we often have to merge changes from multiple projects that affect the same file (a ....
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How to utilize Devhub for Managed Package development?

I'm trying out the capabilities of DevHub, in order to get product development from DE to DX org. This Trailhead helped me learning Devhub and DX+CLI functionalities. I'm thinking of a way to migrate ...
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handle defect resolution after deploy codes into UAT

Our team has just started using source control to manage the source code, we have multiple scrum teams which work in various projects. Current environment setup is one shared development sandbox, one ...
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Git: no changes in this file have been detected, or it is a binary file

I have refreshed a sandbox a few weeks ago and since then all the files in the repository are "marked" like if there was a difference but they are not, showing the message: No changes in this file ...
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Accidentally created wrong directory then pushed, deleted directory now can't push

When creating lightning components with sfdx I was giving the full path, force-app/main/default/aura when I was already in the directory that I wanted to place the component in. Therefore I created ...
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SFDX Development Process - Managed Package and VCS

For those who have an existing MDAPI Managed Package and are migrating to SFDX. I know we need to have a permanent MDAPI Org for the packaging (duh) but my question stems around SFDX and VCS. Is my ...
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What is the best practice to update <version/> in package.xml?

For example, The current <version/> should be 40.0 (Summer '17). However, the latest MavensMate (v0.0.11-beta.7) uses 34.0. What are some best practices for updating <version/> in package....
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merging profiles from different branches/orgs

would appreciate some suggestions on this problem I'm having. Essentially it has to do with making a change to a profile, say a field permission and then propagating that through the other ...
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Exchanging metadata with local-directory

I have salesforce sandbox and IDE (I want to go around the fact, the IDE can download repo). My question is quite hipotetically. Is there some tool similiar to SourceTree, which could be able to pull&...
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Development Life Cycle of using GIT in salesforce. [duplicate]

I need guidance regarding the Development Life Cycle of using GIT in salesforce. How to test the latest code that I fetch from the GIT to eclipse. ?? What i'm upto this, is that, after syncing the ...
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How can I get better diffs when looking at Salesforce metadata

Sometimes when I look at changes to Salesforce metadata using a git diff tool like SourceTree it is not clear what's actually changed. If one block of XML has been deleted and another one inserted the ...
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Connect GIT project with Eclipse Force.com project

I'm using Eclipse MARS v2 and Force.com IDE v36. I am trying to get Eclipse connected to a GIT project I just cloned down to a local directory on my drive: My Computer >> My Documents >> ...
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Script to bulk git-add changes to permissionsets/profiles

I use git for revision control of my Salesforce metadata. I often make minor changes (adding or removing a class, field, etc) that have massive repercussions on all PermissionSet and Profile metadata ...
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Are there any well documented code review processes and tools for Apex code changes?

We have quite a few Apex classes now. Our current process involves far too much copying and pasting, so we would like to be able to track changes to code as well as perform code review on anything ...
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What to put on stash in Salesforce?

Normally, we put everything on stash. e.g. use Eclipse to fetch all metadata, and upload the whole folder on stash. However, every time we commit changes, there are a lot of changes to make since ...
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merge tool for salesforce profiles - can it be done?

I am implementing git for our salesforce team. I've got some slick python scripts that retrieve/deploy to the cloud and it's all good except for a few situations which are pretty painful. I hope ...
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About version Control

We thought of implementing version controlling so we planned to use git tool,bit Bucket and eclipse. In eclipse using Git(Git Repository Exploring) we are able push/fetch the changes from remote ...
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How to maintain Process Flows in source control?

Salesforce appends a version number to the metadata file name. This prevents us from tracking in source control, since Git tracks files by name. Any good methods of tracking flows in git or other ...
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Team Foundation Server as source control for Salesforce Project?

Does anybody has experience on using Team Foundation Server as source control for Salesforce project? We are currently using Git but management wants to start using TFS as source control going ...
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How to work with a team of developers and version control with svn for Apex and Lightning Components?

We have been trying to figure out a way to work as a Team on a salesforce project using Apex and lightning components. I envision a scenario where each developer would have his/hers own org (...
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Atlassian Salesforce - UAT / master branch

We want to use Atlassian products to trace our Salesforce code. I begun reading the documentation https://developer.atlassian.com/display/SFDC/The+Salesforce+Development+Workflow I didn't understand ...
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Integrated Version Control planned release

I came to know from a post that Integrated Version Control feature is going to be released into pilot in Winter or Spring '15 but there is no clue in summer '15 release either. There is a idea ...
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version control

We need a system that allows multiple admins and developers to make changes in salesforce meta data and merge them while resolving conflicts in an automated by as possible. Anyone have good free ...
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Best Practice - Lightning JS (Code reuse, testing frameworks and IDE support)

I asked about the difference between controller and helper and it prompted me to ask another, more specific set of questions: What is the best way to reuse JavaScript code across Lightning Components?...
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Version Control and deployment with Setup menu and Dev console

If i choose to do customization and coding through Setup menu and Developer console in my dev sandbox without using Force.com IDE plugin with eclipse, what process should i follow to use version ...
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Git for Salesforce

Do you use Git with Salesforce? What are the key challenges that you have encountered in using Git for Salesforce? We are about to make a decision on Git, and would like to learn from this community.
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Flows/Processes, Version Control and CI

I've started using Processes and Flows and am really excited about these features -- but am still wrapping my mind about how to manage them in Version Control (which I use) and Continuous Integration (...
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Version Control tightly integrated into the Platform - is this coming?

Besides my disappointment that this years Dreamforce did not bring any notable improvements for isv and partners that mainly use the platform, I stumbled over this screenshot in this Platform EBook (...
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Apex class will NOT save locally

I am fairly new to SF development, and I have a SF sandbox and am using Eclipse along with Subclipse and SVN to manage it. I created a new test class under classes, and added it to SVN. It shows up ...
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How to connect separate Eclipse Patch Org project to Git(hub) remote branch of another Eclipse project?

Patch orgs in Salesforce.com are somewhat comparable to release branches in a Versioning Control system as both represent different timelines of the same codebase. I just switched from Subversion to ...
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Best practices for Versioning managed packages in Git

I know this is not the right place for general questions about versioning control. But Salesforce.com projects are someone special from regular local Java/.NET projects. That is why you find many ...
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Finding & Evaluating Salesforce Backup & Recovery Service Providers

Realize that anything a third-party Salesforce backup & recovery service is able to do in theory I am able to do, but short-term, I am more focused on deploying Salesforce, than recovering it. ...
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Config management for Salesforce.com - Extracting all the metadata

We are trying to maintain source code repository for our Salesforce.com project (predominantly configuration). We are using Subversion (SVN) for this. The idea is to extract all the metadata in ...
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Version Control “Referenced Packages” metadata when developing managed package

Is there a good reason to add all the "Referenced Packages" metadata to version control when developing a managed (extension) package? Or is there a good reason NOT to do it?
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What version of salesforce for outlook are my users on?

We have people that have had some issues with Salesforce for outlook--and usually it's because they're using an outdated version of it. Newer versions tend to alert the user that an update is ...