How to deploy apex code using ANT ?

A developer want to push the components/metadata like Objects, Fields , Validation Rules, Workflows and Apex Code etc. We can use Change Set, Force.com IDE and ANT Migration tool. However there are some extra features provided in this ANT migration tool. In this blog, we are gonna demonstrate the most powerful tool ANT mostly used…

Salesforce Tweaks using Chrome Plugins

Admin/Developers spend lot of time in opening, searching, navigating, analyzing, assigning permissions on setup or non setup items using Salesforce standard functionality. There are couple of plugins for developers- Salesforce advanced Code searcher 1. Search for any code inside Apex Class, Visualforce page, Triggers etc. 2. Find and open any Class, Visualforce, Triggers, Components, Templates. 3. Extract Code Coverage.  To speed…

What tools are available for Salesforce development?

Salesforce provides a number of tools to administer and develop code. Please refer to Salesforce link Force.com Tools and Toolkits link to get a list of tools used my Salesforce administrators and developers. Must-Have Tools Schema Builder – provides visual representation of objects, fields and the the relationship between standard, custom and system objects. We can create/delete  custom objects,…

How to configure Bitbucket version control in Eclipse for Salesforce project?

BitBucket is a web-based hosting service for projects that use use either the Mercurial or Git revision control systems. It is similar to Github. BitBucket is an Atlassian product which integrates very well with JIRA, a popular project and issue-managing app. You can get a free account from https://bitbucket.org. We need to download and install Git from https://git-scm.com/downloads before we start to configure…