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  1. Provide the option to ignore whitespace differences in Apex

    It would be great to have more control over the diff process - particularly to be able to ignore whitespace changes.

    If I've made an actual function change to a class, and also auto-indented it, then it would be a lot easier to see the important change if I could hide the whitespace-only changes.

    Having the ability to suppress whitespace-only changes on the list of changed objects would be really useful, too.

    31 votes
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      5 comments  ·  New feature  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for the suggestion.

      We have plans to improve the way the diff viewer handles changes and whitespace in the future, though it’s not currently under development.

      Thanks,
      Jason.

    • Add an auto-save feature while building deployment packages

      As Gearset is run through a web browser, if the browser happens to freeze while a package is being built, you don't have the opportunity to save it as a Draft Deployment. An auto-save feature would allow someone to pick up where they left off, or when the last auto-save was done, without having to start from scratch.

      29 votes
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        7 comments  ·  New feature  ·  Admin →
      • Add merge functionality to the diff tool

        Extend the diff tool to allow the user to perform a merge, creating a new version of the component that contains some changes from the source version and some changes from the target version. This would be very useful in a team development scenario where multiple devs are working on features in individual dev sandboxes and then pushing completed features into an integration sandbox.

        22 votes
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        • Combine multiple deploy packages into one

          It would be nice to have the ability to select multiple packages in the deployment history, and clone all of them into one comprehensive deployment. This would help when there are multiple features moved at different times to a QA environment, but would like to move them all at once to Production.

          14 votes
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            6 comments  ·  New feature  ·  Admin →
          • Naming Org Pairs

            I'd like to be able to name 'Pairs' of orgs so I don't have to re-select them, like 'DEV to UAT' or 'HOTFIX to Production'

            14 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for the suggestion. We can definitely look into this.

              Would you expect to create these pairs from the compare screen, or the manage orgs screen?

              Thanks,
              Jason.

            • Add a Save As to Save Draft Deployment

              Add a Save As or an alternative way to create multiple packages from the same comparison. I have an existing comparison run and I want to stage the deployments, deploying some today and the rest next week. It would be more efficient to save both packages now as I am going through them, saving one for example as Dep120916.1 with half of my selected object and another one called Dep120916.2 with the remaining objects to be deployed later.

              12 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
              • Provide individual class code coverage statistics

                Running tests displays overall org code coverage... it would be cool if you could provide individual class code coverage statistics as well, so we could get a good idea of what classes / triggers need attention

                12 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
                • Allow Source Metadata To Be Customised Prior To Deployment To Target

                  In order to support a development pipeline (e.g. Dev Environment -> Staging Environment -> Production) allow Metadata from the source Org to be modified before deployment to the target Org.

                  e.g. I have a RemoteSiteSetting in source that points at https://dev.example.com and in my staging environment I need this to point to https://stg.example.com

                  10 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  New feature  ·  Admin →

                    Thanks for the suggestion Paul.

                    It’s something we should be able to do, but we need to do a little bit of investigation first to work out exactly how this feature should look and what the functionality would be.

                    Thanks,
                    Jason.

                  • Ability to compare and migrate object data between ORG's

                    The metadata compare and deploy is outstanding and works well. What would save configuration and release engineers even more time would be an object data compare / sync. Sometimes, salesforce releases may only require a data migration. Hopefully, this feature will get a few upvotes from the community as well.

                    9 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  New feature  ·  Admin →

                      We have begun investigating adding data migration support into Gearset and this forms part of our roadmap for 2017. We’ll keep you posted with progress as we work on this set of features.

                    • Compare active versions of flows (processes)

                      When comparing flows (processes) between environments, Gearset appears to try to match on flow version number, even though different environments are likely to have different numbers. It seems like it would probably be more helpful if the comparisons were between just the active versions.

                      9 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
                      • When the difference between Source and Target, on a particular line, is only in the formatting. Highlight in a different color

                        From what I can determine you are categorizing the differences as follows:
                        Code in Source, not in Target – Highlighted in Green
                        Code in Target not in Source – Highlighted in Red
                        Difference between code in Source and Target – Highlighted in Yellow

                        When the difference between Source and Target, on a particular line, is only in the formatting. It would be nice if that was highlighted in a different color than yellow (perhaps grey). It would speed up the review of the code knowing a certain color was only a formatting difference.

                        8 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
                        • Ability to select Field Sets as a separate item

                          It seems that Field Sets are deployed by deploying the object that they are related to.

                          This doesn't work well for me because I have admins changing objects in production, but I often need to deploy a Field Set to go with my code.

                          Currently, I'm jumping out of Gearset and deploying a Change Set with just the Field Sets, then coming back to Gearset to deploy my code.

                          It would be nice if I could select just the Field Sets and deploy them without changing anything else related to the object.

                          8 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
                          • Disable scheduled tests (temporary)

                            We're currently using this tool primarily for nightly unit test monitoring. However, some nights we don't want the tests to run because we'll be doing after-hours upgrades and other maintenance.

                            As far as we know, currently the only way to 'disable' the automatic test run is to delete/disconnect the app entirely. However this is not ideal, as we have to re-add/re-auth to turn it back on.

                            If Gearset had a checkbox next to each org/environment that we could enable/disable the job at will, that would be ideal.

                            7 votes
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                              Started  ·  1 comment  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
                            • Auto-generate deployment note and git commit message

                              When Gearset makes a commit, it defaults to a blank deployment note and blank git commit message. Although I can edit this , it would be awesome if you can merge in details from the deploy to the commit (like components changed, what salesforce user made the change etc)

                              7 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
                              • Copy Notes when cloning a deployment

                                This ensures consistency across organizations if a deployment has multiple destinations

                                7 votes
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                                • Allow me to exclude metadata.

                                  I have certain metadata which is broken or dangerous to migrate from a dev org, I'd like to exclude it from this and subsequent releases. If I could 'right click' and ignore it that would be good.

                                  6 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
                                  • Be able to create a CI Job with the option to validate only (and quick deploy later).

                                    For the case where users have committed changes to a "master" branch, it would be useful to automatically run a full validation on the new commit in the Production environment. In that way, a deployment manager can review the changes and quickly deploy a validated package that has passed all tests in Production.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • For CI Jobs initiated by Github, dynamically send CI failure / success email to the user who committed to the repo.

                                      Currently, we can only specify a list of users to email, a Slack channel to update, or a Chatter group to post to when a CI job is successful or fails. If there are multiple notifications to a number of people, it's likely they will filter out these messages, so being able to notify the person who the CI Job is most relevant to would be a good improvement.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Allow deployment of Sharing Rules by Rule not by Object

                                        In change sets we can pick individual sharing rules to push (specific ones on an object). However through gearset we can only push the whole object.

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Improve PermissionSet comparisons by providing an option to ignore fieldPermissions when their editable/readable are set to false

                                          Current Metadata Behavior:
                                          When a new object is added, objectPermissions are only added to a PermissionSet only if one of allowCreate, allowDelete, allowEdit, modifyAllRecords, viewAllRecords are set to true
                                          When a new field is added, the new fieldPermission is added to all PermissionSets by default (with editable and readable set to false).
                                          NB. PermissionSets are additive in behavior and can only open up access not revoke. Values of false have no meaning and are only noise.

                                          Current Gearset Comparison Behavior:
                                          Comparing PermissionSets show these new fieldPermssions as New Items even when default values for editable, readable are set to false.…

                                          6 votes
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