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Play by Play: Salesforce Development Lifecycle Design Practices

by Don Robins and Tyler Mowbrey

In this course, you’ll learn how teams can implement an Enterprise Development Lifecycle supporting parallel development, using SFDX scripting and Version Control System branching strategies.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Salesforce Development Lifecycle Design Practices, Tyler Mowbrey and Don Robins demonstrate how to implement an enterprise development lifecycle. This would include understanding various branching strategies, matching Salesforce environments to the strategy, metadata and supporting utilities required. Learn the concepts of Version Control and Branching, how scripts can interoperate across CLIs, and how SFDX scripting can be used to automate a Continuous Integration Pipeline to deploy metadata and code from Scratch Orgs. By the end of this course, you’ll have gained a solid understanding of the practices, options, and tools used to support parallel team development with Version Control, Continuous Integration, and Deployment Pipelines.

About the authors

Don Robins is a well known Salesforce MVP, instructor, author, and speaker. A custom business application developer for more decades than he cares to admit, he focuses on Salesforce technical instruction and knowledge sharing. Certified as a Platform II Developer and an award winning Salesforce Instructor, he's presented and taught at annual Dreamforce conferences since 2010. He delivers Salesforce developer classes and workshops around the US and abroad, and manages a team of instructors ... more

Tyler Mowbrey is a Salesforce Certified Application and System Architect and San Diego Developer Group Leader. He is also a Salesforce Practice Area Leader at Slalom and is responsible for leading high performing teams on global, enterprise implementations. Tyler has been working on the Salesforce platform for over 10 years in both consulting and full-time client capacities, affording him many view points on Salesforce configuration, development, and architecture best practices.

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