How to improve Salesforce developer productivity

Learn how we can significantly improve Salesforce developer productivity and code quality by using the right tools at the right time. Let’s see Salesforce Developer tips and tricks.

How to Improve Salesforce developer productivity

A Salesforce developer should learn about all the below tools to improve the productivity:

  1. Setup Vs Code for Salesforce
  2. VsCode Extensions for Salesforce
  3. VS Code Extensions
  4. Google chrome extensions for Salesforce
  5. Learn Useful Git commands for Salesforce

Setup Vs Code for Salesforce

Visual Studio Code is recommended IDE for Salesforce development. We can significantly increase productivity by using the right tools at the right time. Visual Studio Code is a popular development tool for its incredible productivity features.

Setup Vs Code for Salesforce
Setup Vs Code for Salesforce

Check our How to Setup Visual Studio Code for Salesforce post to learn step by step process.

Top 10 VsCode Extensions for Salesforce

Learn about VS Code extension for Salesforce and how to configure, and customize it to use as a powerful tool for Salesforce Development.

Top 10 VsCode Extensions for Salesforce

Here is list of top 10 Visual Studio Code Extensions for Salesforce Developer.

  1. Salesforce Extensions Pack
  2. Apex Replay Debugger
  3. Salesforce Documenter
  4. Salesforce LWC Shortcut Keys
  5. Salesforce Package.xml generator for VsCode
  6. Salesforce Snippets.
  7. Salesforce SOQL Editors
  8. Salesforce Dx Code companion
  9. Apex PMD
  10. ForceCode

Check our Top 10 VsCode Extensions for Salesforce to learn more about each extensions.

Top 10 VS Code Extensions

We can increase productivity by using the right tools at the right time. The best extensions vscode can make your life easy for day to day development.

Top 10 VS Code Extensions
Top 10 VS Code Extensions

VS Code extensions let you add languages, debuggers, and tools to your installation to support your development workflow. VS Code’s rich extensibility model lets extension authors plug directly into the VS Code UI and contribute functionality through the same APIs used by VS Code.

Here are my top 10 VS Code extensions that every software developer must have.

  1. Prettier – Code formatter
  2. Bracket Pair Colorizer
  3. Vscode-icons
  4. Indent-rainbow
  5. Auto Rename Tag
  6. Settings Sync
  7. Better Comments
  8. Code Spell Checker
  9. RestClient
  10. Codey’s in bed by 10

Check Top 10 VS Code Extensions to learn more about each extensions.

Google chrome extensions for Salesforce

Want to learn about useful Google chrome extensions for Salesforce? Join us and learn about some Most Popular Salesforce google chrome extensions. In this session, we covered the 9 top Salesforce Chrome extensions.

Google chrome extensions for Salesforce
Google chrome extensions for Salesforce

Here is list of some top Google chrome extensions for Salesforce which we compile

  1. Organizer for Salesforce
  2. Salesforce Inspector
  3. Advanced Code Searcher
  4. force.com login
  5. Salesforce API Names
  6. Salesforce Coloured favicon
  7. Salesforce DevTools
  8. Apex Debugger
  9. Salesforce Navigator

There are lots of other awesome Salesforce extension are available in the market. But in this session, we will talk about the above 9 top google chrome extensions.

Useful Git commands for Salesforce

Version control refers to the process of saving different files or different ‘versions’ of files throughout the various stages of your project. This enables developers to keep track of work or roll back the work (return to a previous phase) if they decide they don’t want to commit the changes.

Useful Git commands
Useful Git commands

Check Useful Git commands for Salesforce.

Summary

However one thing is for sure, quality code does what is expected of it and follows a consistent style. According to our experience, when we hear the word high-quality code. All the above tool sets will help you increase your development productivity.

Amit Chaudhary
Amit Chaudhary

Amit Chaudhary is Salesforce Application & System Architect and working on Salesforce Platform since 2010. He is Salesforce MVP since 2017 and have 17 Salesforce Certificates.

He is a active blogger and founder of Apex Hours.

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