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Force.com Enterprise Architecture by Andrew Fawcett

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Creating your first managed package

Packages are created in your packaging org. There can be only one managed package being developed in your packaging org (though additional unmanaged packages are supported, it is not recommended to mix your packaging org with them). You can also install other dependent managed packages and reference their components from your application. The steps to be performed are discussed in the following sections:

  • Setting your package namespace
  • Creating the package and assigning it to the namespace
  • Adding components to the package

Setting your package namespace

An important decision when creating a managed package is the namespace; this is a prefix applied to all your components (Custom Objects, Visualforce pages, and so ...

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