Migrating changes between Org’s using Change Sets in Salesforce.com

Migrating changes between Org’s using Change Sets in Salesforce.com

The easiest way to send configuration changes from one organization to another is to use a change set. To send customizations from your current organization to another organization, you create an outbound change set. Once you send the change set, the receiving organization sees it as an inbound change set. Change sets can only contain changes that you can make through the Setup menu, and they don’t support every type of component that can be customized. You also can’t use change sets to rename or delete a component. If you make changes that aren’t supported by a change set, you … Read More

Force.com Development Lifecycle

Force.com Development Lifecycle

A sandbox is a copy of your production organization. Sandboxes contain the same metadata—which is configuration information such as the types of custom objects and fields, applications, and workflows—as your production organization. That metadata, as well as data in the case of a full sandbox, is copied to a new organization, completely isolated from your production organization. Operations you perform in your sandbox don’t affect your production organization, and vice versa. Sandboxes are available in Enterprise, Unlimited, and Performance Editions. With Unlimited and Performance Edition, you can create multiple sandbox copies of different types. These sandboxes can be used for … Read More

Salesforce.com Changes Cause Error In Sublime Text and MavensMate

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If you are an active developer in Salesforce.com, you are well aware that the developer tools leave a lot to be desired. Sublime Text and MavensMate are here to help, providing many features that really “make” the developing experience. Recently Salesforce.com has changed a few backend pieces including the naming of classes and triggers. The changes are as follows: .cls became .apxc .trigger became .apxt These changes cause the following SublimeText/MavensMate error: [OPERATION FAILED]: Resource Not Found. Response content: [{errorCode’: NOT_FOUND’, u’message’: Provided external ID field does not exist or is not accessible: <unknown>’}] If you happen to come across … Read More