Salesforce Deployments with ANT Migration Tool and Batch Scripts
Apache’s Ant is a Java library and command-line tool which allows quick deployment/migration of components into a target system. Once you installed Force.com migration tool, it can retrieve and deploy into target org by entering several commands. Instructions to install ANT can be found here or here. If you have installed ANT correctly, entering
ant –version in the command line will display ANT version as below. If you having trouble with installation, please comment below.
Apache Ant(TM) version 1.10.0 compiled on December 27 2016
Assuming ANT is stored in
c:\ANT directory, Following windows batch script allows fast & easy deployments with single line of command. Copy script into a file named deploy.bat, and execute it to do the deployment.
@RD /S /Q "C:\ANT\retrieveUnpackaged" cd /d C:\ANT call ant retrieveUnpackaged call ant deployUnpackaged