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  1. Add an option to ignore package version differences in Apex classes

    I see many differences between apex classes where the only difference is the package version(s), no difference in the code itself. It would be nice to have an option to filter these out so that only the apex classes are shown where the code is different.

    15 votes

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  2. Ability to recreate a reusable list or group for Deployment notifications

    Every week we have a larger sized scheduled deployment for logic updates that runs after business hours. There's usually the same 2-6 people (often increasing) that want to receive an email and/or text message when the deployment succeeds. Whoever schedules the deployment has to add each one manually every time, and it would be nice to have a way to send notifications to a predefined list or group of email addresses and/or phone numbers.

    It usually has to be the person that schedules the deployment, because if someone goes back to add their own email or phone to an already…

    6 votes

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    1 comment  ·  New feature  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Expose Salesforce Validation Errors within Github PR

    Currently when a PR Validation fails (Deploy CI Job with Validate Target setting turned on), the user can click the Gearset "Details" link to go into Gearset to see the exact error.

    Many of our devs use VS Code and Github for their daily work and only rely on Gearset for the CI job. Having them jump into Gearset just to see the error is time consuming and not very intuitive for them. Sure we can find the same errors within the target org of the CI, but at that point the list of validations is large and it's hard…

    7 votes

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  4. Option to sort Custom Application XML

    While this can be done with VSC custom plugins for SFDX, I think it would be really beneficial if Gearset offered the ability to sort Custom App XML in comparisons in order to see what's actually changing between a source and target for lightning page activations. Due to the way SFDC generates this XML, the way page activations are ordered is very difficult to follow, and I think it's an opportunity to make that easier especially for declarative config users of Salesforce.

    5 votes

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  5. Identify that metadata is the same, even if ordered differently by metadata API

    There are a lot of instances where the comparison will identify metadata as different, but the only difference is the way the API is ordering the XML. I've seen it happen a lot with picklist values on multi-select picklist fields. It would be nice to be able to turn this on/off somehow so that metadata that isn't truly different won't show up in the difference compare.

    12 votes

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  6. Ability to mark certain branches as your favorite branch so you can pick them quickly

    When selecting a branch from source control, it would be great if Gearset had an ability to mark certain branches as favorites so they appear the top of branch selection dropdown.

    4 votes

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  7. Add an option to ignore location changes for Flow

    Hi, when reviewing changes for flows that are being deployed, it would be great to have a toggle option to hide or alternately color location changes which are just the location of elements on the flow canvas editor.
    <locationX>1353</locationX>
    <locationY>1305</locationY>

    Sometimes there are hundreds of location changes and it obscures the important information about what else changed.

    14 votes

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  8. Add or ignore parts of XML after the comparison to ignore other users changes

    If there are multiple users making changing the metadata in Salesforce and when one has to deploy their changes, it is not possible to pick the changes that are specific to one person, For this we have to go to VS code and use git patch mode to add only the necessary changes for a specific user. If we have an option to edit the xml after the comparision and pick only necessary pieces and deploy it to next org will save time and also switching between multiple orgs. Currently the comparison editor is read only mode.

    4 votes

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  9. Delta only validation CI jobs

    Idea is to have the Delta CI for Validation only Job, so the as well, so the validation process will become faster .

    The option of validating a PR in the deployment job does the same task, but is comparing too many items of metadata and it is taking too long.

    7 votes

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  10. Select All Option in Deployment history

    It would be nice if we have the select all option in the deployment history to select multiple packages to combine in one go and deploy as one package into target.

    3 votes

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  11. Filters

    Edit "Existing Saved Filters" on an "Existing CI Job"

    If using a saved filter on CI job, there is no easy to update an existing saved filter from the CI job directly.

    2 votes

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  12. Add the ability to run the problem analyzer while on the comparison screen

    I originally was going to request the ability to append the items found in problem analyzer to the list of selected components, when going back to view the comparison, but then I thought why not take it one step further, and move the problem analyzer feature to the comparison screen? Then, the items it finds/suggests, the user can add them to the package there, or choose to ignore them.

    2 votes

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  13. add the option to either hide source control locations where you do not have a connection, or allow a default SCM connection to be selected.

    We only use on source control service, so having to select 'Azure DevOps' before being able to select the repo/branch, is a small step that adds up over time.

    Being able to either hide services that you do not already have a connection for, or being able to default to a service, with the ability yo navigate back up and over, as needed. would be welcomed.

    2 votes

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  14. Offer Canadian data residency.

    We have clients in Canada that require data residency for data backups/deployments and even metadata deployments/processing.

    Please add the option for a Canadian hosted Gearset account.

    2 votes

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  15. Add an Undo Action/Functionality in the Comparison UI

    Add an Undo button to the comparison UI in case someone accidentally de-selects a component from the Selected Items tab. It would save time rather than having re-search for the component and lose your train of thought. You have this feature in Google Docs and sheets.

    2 votes

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  16. Include code coverage in deployment report

    Hi,
    I want to use the deployment report to monitor your progress towards improving the quality of our code.
    So I need code coverage to be included in this report.

    6 votes

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  17. Offer the ability to set the ignorewarnings flag on an individual "Compare and Deploy" basis.

    Would like to see the ability to set the IgnoreWarnings as an override for an individual Compare and deploy, in addition to at the global level. Occasionally, we will do a community deploy, for example, that returns a warning about a page that includes a Dashboard component, with the warning that the Dashboard ID or the Filter ID might not exist in the target environment. Once we see those errors in the validation results, it would be convenient to rerun the deploy, and ignore those warnings. Possibly similar to how the Test execution options are set on the Deploy button…

    2 votes

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  18. Move Failed Tests before Passed Tests when deployment Fails

    Hi,

    I would love to see the Failed tests to be listed above the Passed tests in case deployment fails.

    Right now User has to always scroll down at the list (as you are usually not interested on what has Passed rather what Failed).

    Also this shouold be super simple to implement :)

    Thank you & keep up the good work,
    Cheers,
    O.

    2 votes

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  19. Create GitHub App as alternative to GitHub OAuth

    Gearset currently uses OAuth to connect to GitHub, and the way that works is that the OAuth connections have permissions to all repositories that my user has access to, which from a security perspective is a problem, because if the github key were ever compromised, it would provide very broad access to customers GitHub organizations.

    Security teams would feel much better with the ability to limit the scope of access to just one repo instead of all the repos that my GitHub user has access to, which can be accomplished by creating a Github App which can be installed for…

    4 votes

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  20. Replicating Data should include backups as a source

    Currently its possible to replicate data from a backup job by going into the backup run and clicking replicate data.

    However, this is extra steps... its would be good if you could just select backups as a source from the data deployment screen.

    1 vote

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