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Play by Play: Sipping the Happy Soup - Untangle Production Orgs with Salesforce DX Unlocked Packages

by Robert Sösemann and Don Robins

In this course, you'll learn how to use Salesforce DX Unlocked Packages to overcome a major challenge of Org-based development - the infamous Metadata Happy Soup. See how to untangle unstructured metadata and convert it into a set of flexible and maintainable packages.

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: Sipping the Happy Soup - Untangle Production Orgs with Salesforce DX Unlocked Packages, Salesforce Architect Robert Sösemann will bust common myths that Salesforce DX is only helpful for ISVs using Managed Packages. Starting from a real world scenario he will guide us in small riskless steps through the process of converting a Happy Soup Org full of tangled Metadata into a set of well-defined packages that can be versioned and worked on independently by different teams.

About the authors

Robert Sösemann is a Germany-based software developer and experienced Salesforce expert. He is well-known for building the Open-Source Code Analyzer PMD for Apex. He blogs, tweets and speaks at conferences about Developer Agility and Clean Code. Although a Computer Science alumni, he didn't start his career coding. After managing Software teams for some years, he rediscovered his love of programming in the Salesforce ecosystem and has never been happier. Robert works as Principal Architect for t... more

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

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