Salesforce CLI Plugins – Not Just for DevOps

The vast majority of use cases you’ll see for Salesforce CLI plugins are around managing metadata or data migration. The CLI is also a full-fledged REST client and with the right plugin can be the command line front end for an application that uses Salesforce as a database.

In Apex Hours session We’ll introduce CLI plugins and demonstrate how to build a plugin that allows a user to access a curated set of bookmarked web pages stored in a Salesforce database.


1. CLI Overview
2. Introducing Plugins
3. Bookmarks architecture
4. Creating a Plugin
5. Adding commands
6. Accessing Salesforce Data
7. Sharing functions across commands
8. User Interaction A

Topic    : Salesforce CLI Plugins – Not Just for DevOps
Date     : Saturday, FEB 29, 2020 10:00 AM EST (8:30 PM IST )
Where : Online
Speaker : Keir Bowden
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Salesforce CLI

The Salesforce CLI is a powerful command line interface that simplifies development and build automation when working with your Salesforce org.

Standard Capabilities

  • Create/delete/login/logout org
  • Create Local Metadata
  • Deploy/push/retrieve/pull metadata to/from Salesforce
  • Create/Update/Delete/Query records
  • Run tests
  • Manage packages

Plug-In Architecture


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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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