As a development platform, Salesforce DX has more going for it than traditional environments. Its primary strength is rapid prototyping, an increasingly desirable feature in an age when software products need to get to market quickly.
Managing the development process is easier because of DX's unified approach to development asset management: source code, metadata and configuration control are all under one roof. Testing is augmented by a scratch org, an emulation tool for test automation.
In short, Salesforce DX is conceptually grounded in convenience for both project managers and developers, which works well in an environment where the products themselves tend not to be deeply complex.
Finally, managers and developers alike benefit from DX's lifecycle management features, which run end to end and include extensive automation. And to sweeten the deal, Salesforce has added a new open-API-friendly command line interface, making it easy to integrate Salesforce DX with tools the development team is already using.
Learn more from our Salesforce experts
Get more Salesforce and CRM insight from Scott Robinson
Find out more about the development features in Salesforce Lightning
Dig Deeper on Salesforce CRM
Related Q&A from Scott Robinson
Businesses looking to improve their digital marketing efforts might consider a long-tail keyword designed to home in on specific products and ... Continue Reading
Thoughtful presentation of content enables businesses to engage customers. Methods of improving content experience include social media and tailored ... Continue Reading
AI can assist in many aspects of the sales process, including analyzing calls, making employees more productive and retaining talented ... Continue Reading