Salesforce DevOps for Architects: Discover tools and techniques to optimize the delivery of your Salesforce projects

Salesforce DevOps for Architects: Discover tools and techniques to optimize the delivery of your Salesforce projects

English | 2024 | ISBN: 978-1837636051 | 260 Pages | EPUB | 10 MB

Master Salesforce DevOps while exploring deployment, packages, Git workflows, and organizational monitoring using third-party tools such as Salesforce DX, GitHub, Jenkins, Gearset, and Copado

Key Features:

  • Learn to build a DevOps culture to mitigate project risks and boost return on investment (ROI)
  • Delve into the principles of DevOps and how to apply them in Salesforce for maximum efficiency
  • Explore Salesforce DevOps tools, with examples and strategies for building a robust DevOps stack

As the Salesforce Platform evolves into an increasingly complex landscape, architects face a growing demand for advanced solutions. The key to successful Salesforce projects lies in effective DevOps practice, and this book helps you achieve just that by offering strategic and practical insights into Salesforce components.

The book starts by cultivating a DevOps mindset, focusing on collaboration, coordination, and communication, and learning how to efficiently demonstrate governance, visibility, and accountability. Building upon this architectural foundation, you’ll delve into tools and techniques to plan your strategy using the capabilities of SFDX. Once you’ve gotten to grips with Salesforce packaging, you’ll learn how to build a CI/CD stack with freely available software and configure it for automated change delivery. You’ll then address the operational concerns of a mature DevOps process as you explore topics such as ticket management, backups, change monitoring, and data seeding-essential for maintaining a clean and healthy Salesforce org. Finally, you’ll learn about the ecosystem of third-party solutions, which provide out-of-the-box capabilities to accelerate your Salesforce DevOps journey.

By the end of this book, you’ll have demystified Salesforce DevOps, empowering you to deliver Salesforce projects with the expertise of a DevOps professional.

What You Will Learn:

  • Grasp the fundamentals of integrating a DevOps process into Salesforce project delivery
  • Master the skill of communicating the benefits of Salesforce DevOps to stakeholders
  • Recognize the significance of fostering a DevOps culture and its impact on Salesforce projects
  • Understand the role of metrics in DevOps architecture within Salesforce environments
  • Gain insights into the components comprising a Salesforce DevOps toolchain
  • Discover strategies for maintaining a healthy Salesforce org with a variety of supporting DevOps tools