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Salesforce SFDX Cheat Sheet
# This cheatsheet contains the most often used SFDX commands for beginners to get a jumpstart.
# Hint. it is highly recommended to use `-h` to check the usage of any SFDX commands and corresponding parameters.
# For instance, use `sfdx force:auth:web:login -h` to checke what `-d` `-a` parameters do
# Check current DebHub and Scratch Org status
sfdx force:org:list
# Log into DevHub via the web browser
sfdx force:auth:web:login -d -a DevHub
# Log out all connected orgs
sfdx force:auth:logout -a --noprompt
# change password for a org with alias "tempTest"
sfdx force:user:password:generate -u tempTest
# Log into a sandbox environment
sfdx force:auth:web:login --setalias sandbox1 --instanceurl
# Set one Dev Hub as the default
# Note `defaultdevhubusername` can be either username or DevHub alias
sfdx force:config:set defaultdevhubusername=DevHub
# Create a scratch org with alias tempTest
sfdx force:org:create -s -f config/project-scratch-def.json -a tempTest
# Set an existing scratch org as default
sfdx force:config:set defaultusername=<username|alias>
# run the LTS tests constructed in the app named
sfdx force:lightning:test:run -a
# Open the scratch org with alias 'tempTest' in browser
sfdx force:org:open -u tempTest
# Open the default scratch org with lightning experience
sfdx force:org:open --path one/
# Delete a scratch org with alias tempTest
# Note. `-u` accepts either an username or a scratch org alias
sfdx force:org:delete -u tempTest
# Create a project locally in folder MyProject
sfdx force:project:create -n MyProject
# Check changes between the scratch org and local project
sfdx force:source:status
# Pull changes from the associated scratch org
sfdx force:source:pull
# Push changes from the associated scratch org
sfdx force:source:push
# Assign a permission set to the current logged in user
sfdx force:user:permset:assign -n myCustomPermSet
# Export some sample data from the scratch org
sfdx force:data:tree:export -q "SELECT Name, Location__Latitude__s, Location__Longitude__s FROM Account WHERE Location__Latitude__s != NULL AND Location__Longitude__s != NULL" -d ./data
# Import sample data to the current associated/default scratch org
sfdx force:data:tree:import --sobjecttreefiles data/Account.json
# Scaffold a lightning App structure
sfdx force:lightning:app:create -n AccountLocatorApp -d force-app/main/default/aura/
# Scaffold a lightning component structure
sfdx force:lightning:component:create -n myComponent -d force-app/main/default/aura
# Scaffold a lightning event structure
sfdx force:lightning:event:create -n myEvent -d force-app/main/default/aura
# Install LTS testing framework
# More about LTS:
sfdx force:lightning:test:install
# Update sfdx version
sfdx update
# Convert source code to a package. Be ready to deploy to sandbox
sfdx force:source:convert -d mdapi/ --packagename package_name
# Deploy to connected environment without running test; wait 5mins for the report
sfdx force:mdapi:deploy -d mdapi/ -u xisb3 -l NoTestRun -w 5
# Check connected environment deploying job result
sfdx force:mdapi:deploy:report
# assume a package.xml containing list of meta-data is in place, the goal is to retrieve meta-data from sandbox and conver to a DX format so we can save these metadata to git as well as push into scratch org
sfdx force:mdapi:retrieve -r retrieveCodeoutput -k package.xml -u sandbox1
unzip retrieveCodeoutput/
# then move the unpacked folder to a DX project root path
sfdx force:mdapi:convert --rootdir unpackaged/
# above command will convert metadata info and save to current DX project
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