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  1. Allow the ability to "uncheck" No DIfference items on the Selected Items tab

    When cloning previous deployments, there are may cases where items may have been previously deployed, so the now would show as "No Difference". Currently these items can not be unselected for the deployment. It would be useful to be able to remove these from a current deployment to keep the deployment clean.

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  2. Adding Custom destructive

    ANT is unable to change the type on an EmailTemplate from HTML to CUSTOM. To solve that we need to add the EmailTemplate first to the destructive package to have it removed and then add it again with the package.xml
    Since this file is not deleted but just changed. It doesn't show up in the deleted items tab.

    We should add an option to the "Selected Items"/"Changed Items" list to opt-in for adding that to the destructive.

    13 votes

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  3. Support merge fields in outgoing webhooks of CI jobs

    When sending an outgoing webhook, I'd like to be able to include if the job succeeded, the name of the job etc.

    11 votes

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  4. test Monitoring overview - show "is running" + stats

    On the Test Monitoring Overview page; you should be able to see at a glance whether the test is running and how many methods have run vs total

    Reason this comes up is if you establish a Unit Test run for your developer sandbox org, then you can't run (some) tests from your IDE against the same org "ALREADYINPROCESS Test already enqueued"

    A quick glance at the Test Monitoring Overview would tell you if you need to wait 1 minute vs 20 - and guide your activities accordingly

    3 votes

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  5. Add default compare filter - Code changed by me today, changed by me last 7

    A super common comparison done by a developer is to see only the Apex changes done by that developer today , or in the last x days

    Since the last changed dates on Apex (VF, triggers, components) is super reliable whereas it is useless on Custom Field/Workflow), the suggestion applies only to Apex or code-type changes

    Gearset would fetch only those code items changed in the last x days, then present in the difference viewer the changes pre-sorted in descending date order

    This feature would eliminate multiple clicks just to deploy a handful of recently-made code changes in the comparison…

    6 votes

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  6. Support parallel testing during CI job

    CI jobs use metadata API to deploy and run tests. The tests run serially. As such, CI jobs can take many minutes to execute

    As an optional configuration for a CI job, and only if the CI is run against a non-PROD org...

    1. Deploy metadata using Metadata API
    2. Run tests using Tooling API (parallel testing)
    3. If tests fail, use MetaData API to rollback the deployment

    Ideally, this can shave off 50% of the CI job time

    3 votes

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  7. Possibility to deploy to another sandboxe when a ci job passed

    When configuring a CI job, we need an option to set a deployment to another sandboxe when the deployment or test classes run successfully in the current CI Job.
    Ex: when a push to a branch on VCS triggers a CI job to deploy to a sandboxe like QA (with test classes run), we also have the possibility to set an auto deployment to staging sanboxe when the the job on QA passed successfully.

    6 votes

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  8. Possibility to deploy to another sandboxe when a ci job passed

    When configuring a CI job, we need an option to set a deployment to another sandboxe when the deployment or test classes run successfully in the current CI Job.
    Ex: when a push to a branch on VCS triggers a CI job to deploy to a sandboxe like QA (with test classes run), we also have the possibility to set an auto deployment to staging sanboxe when the the job on QA passed successfully.

    16 votes

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  9. Deployment count in the blue banner wrong for old deployments

    When viewing old/past deployment details, that old deployment shows me the big blue banner saying that ---this--- was our {insert total number of deployments ever}th deployment no matter which old deployment I'm viewing.

    This confused me a bit because I wanted to view our say 5th deployment ever so expected the number to say this was our 5th deployment, and I ended up closing the details browser tab twice thinking I pressed the wrong button to view the latest deployment. Yeah I could have looked at the tiny timestamp somewhere on that details view, but this large blue banner/counter just…

    1 vote

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  10. Make "Clone package" openable in a new tab

    In Deployment history, there are two buttons I use the "view details" which I can open in a new tab without leaving the list of deployments, and the "clone package" which I can't open in a new tab. I can workaround it easily (duplicate tabs, or first view details then clone from there), but it was disappointing that I have to.

    I needed to re-deploy say 10 deployments into a different sandbox and so the clone package feature was amazingly useful, but this little nag prevented me from entering the blissful nirvana of wielding the perfect tool for the job…

    1 vote

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  11. When running "Compare and Deploy", or via a similar mechanism, allow the target to be a local zip

    In rarer situations where I need to make some manual adjustments to the metadata XML for a deployment, I'd like to be able to download the metadata to adjust it. Today you need to go through a compare, and at the end, you can download the package, but this can be problematic, since you have to choose the target org, there need to be differences, etc.

    Instead, it would be useful to just choose the source org, select the metadata items, and save the package, without a target org needed.

    1 vote

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  13. Better pre-selection of repos & branches

    My reasoning for the need:
    Every day when comparing, I have to choose one github repo out of 343 (46 of mine + 297 from an org I'm a part of). Yes I know I can type some characters and it will search the list of repos, but it's still unpractical. It sometimes looks like it remembers the choice, but I think it doesn't quite work after logout and I have to select the repo from the long list too often.

    The bare minimum that would bring me pleasure:
    The last used repo I used for any comparison would always…

    5 votes

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  14. Provide browser notification when refresh draft deployment completes

    It is cool that Compare tells you via a desktop notification / browser tab change when the comparison is done. The notification feature should be extended to Draft Deployment - Refresh Comparison as this can take some time as well

    1 vote

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  15. Allow save into a draft deployment after Refresh Comparison

    Use case:

    Source is master, target is org
    Create draft deployment between master and org; Save
    ...time passes, new items are added to master
    Open draft deployment
    Refresh Comparison to see new items in master
    Select new items
    Click Save Draft Deployment --you have to create a new version (and no obvious way to even see the current draft's name without opening a new tab)

    Seems like you should be able to save back into the same draft after refresh comparison (or at least have option to do so).

    When you create a new version of the draft; you have…

    16 votes

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  16. Pending Validation - Copy from Pending Deployment

    Similar to "Pending Deployments" It would be nice to see pending validations. We have several users in gearset, so if we are trying to validate something while someone has already initiated a validation, we receive the error that set up has been locked. So prior to validating a package, it would be great to check if anyone is in the process.

    1 vote

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  17. Allow XML package for org snapshot/daily monitoring

    Allow XML package for org snapshot/daily monitoring. This is to take the previous day's design to be downloaded in xml format that we can open in eclipse IDE.

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  18. Allow changing of public group membership via Gearset

    Right now, the only way to edit a group's membership is via the API (users or groups only) or the UI (additionally allows roles, roles and internal subordinates, etc.). Please allow the editing of group membership of public groups.

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  19. Filter on selected items

    I want to quickly be able to identify components that have not been reviewed by only seeing unselected items in the "Changed items", "New items" and "Deleted items" top level filters.

    seeing the ones I have already selected slows down productivity and I have to scroll through them. If I want to see them I can always look at the "All items" section. This information is also available in the difference type column.

    5 votes

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  20. Better Targeted Static Code Analysis Feedback Surpression

    Currently, if I want to suppress errors from static analysis, the suppression seems to be all-or-none at the class level.

    I would prefer to suppress only the specific errors when they happen.
    (e.g. in the method or in the line.)

    1 vote

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    Hi!

    Our static code analysis is built on PMD. Currently, the only error suppression that works with Apex code in PMD is the `@SuppressWarnings` annotation. (This was introduced for Apex in PMD version 6.0.0). As you say, you can suppress all rules, or specific rules, at the class level, but can’t make more fine grained suppressions, unfortunately.

    There are other methods of suppressing errors within PMD for other languages, but these don’t currently work with Apex. We’ll keep an eye on future versions of PMD to see if they introduce new methods of suppressing warnings for Apex code.

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