Salesforce DX (Beta)

With a focus on source-driven development, Salesforce DX makes it easier for developers to build together and continuously deliver using the tools that make them most productive.


This release contains a beta version of Salesforce DX, which means it’s a high-quality feature with known limitations. Salesforce DX isn’t generally available unless or until Salesforce announces its general availability in documentation or in press releases or public statements. We can’t guarantee general availability within any particular time frame or at all. Make your purchase decisions only on the basis of generally available products and features. You can provide feedback and suggestions for Salesforce DX in the Salesforce DX Beta group in the Success Community.

Salesforce DX was built upon these core principles:

  • Source code drives everything.
  • Metadata and code are modular.
  • Environments are easily created and disposable.
  • Development is organized around team collaboration.
  • Development is based on open standards and extensibility.
  • Flexible packaging supports agile distribution model.
  • Processes and tools facilitate continuous integration and continuous delivery.