Version 11 - Release Notes

Updated 6 months ago by Estela García

Important: This is a major release. Please, read the Upgrade Instructions before upgrading, and follow them carefully afterwards. Test on a Sandbox First.

Key Features:

  • Copado DX Solution (more information):
    • Complete visibility and control on scratch orgs.
    • Metadata security.
    • Scratch org definition and project preparation.
    • SFDX without CLI knowledge.
    • Extensions of DX capabilities. 
    • Suitable Release Management process.
    • Smooth transition to DX.
  • Vlocity integration (more information):
    • With Copado, now you can include Vlocity metadata in the same Release Management process as the one for standard Salesforce metadata with a complete Git version control.
  • Bamboo integration:
    • Our XCI now has support for Bamboo.
  • License Manager enhancements (more information)
    • Quick access to License Manager application from your Account Summary Section.
    • Visualization of the number of CBM licenses already in use and user's licenses when selecting one.
  • Enhancements on Copado Getting Started Page (more information):
    • Now, it will be easier than ever getting started with Copado thanks to our renewed section organized in tabs, new buttons and help texts to have a smooth start.
  • Copado Change Management: 
    • New reports to easily check your Sprint, Release, Promotions, Epics, Metadata and Quality Gates status.
    • New feature to create Release Version Tagging in Git (more information).
    • Dynamic Git Operations (more information): 
      • Commit and deploy Destructive Changes from Copado.
      • Recommit files in User Stories.
      • Recreate feature branch on Commit page.
    • Commit Metadata Assistant - Copado Smart Tips (more information): 
      • Copado will display smart tips on commit page with simple warnings and reminders. 
      • Create and manage your own Smart Tips.
    • Online Conflict Resolution (more information):  
      • Manually resolve apex and layout file conflicts during a promotion with the Copado user interface.
    • Sprint wall enhancements (more information)
      • Bigger columns, new fieldset to add more columns to the Sprint Wall and added more options to mass update (move user stories to next sprint and delete them).
    • Work Manager (more information):
      • New text input filter to carry out global/quick searches in our panels.
      • A new link to open User Stories' detail page.
      • Added tooltips and a better User Experience for your Work Manager section.
    • Enhancements to the Promotion page:
      • Selenium Test Results Summary section remains closed if I do not find it useful.
      • Records are now sortable by "User Stories to be Promoted" and "User Stories Not Included in Promotion" columns.
    • New tab to easily manage teams.
    • Execute test-only classes via user story test execution. This will help you increase your apex code coverage without committing all test classes (more information).
    • New feature to let users commit Full Profiles and Permission Sets (more information).
    • User Story enhancements:
      • More agile fields to display useful information of your User Story: progress, progress status, themes, DoD and backlog rank (more information).
      • Snapshot Commit field now available in the user story commit related list.
      • Git Commit status is now always up to date. 
      • New MetaData Selection grid in the Snapshot Commit Layout's record to display the MetaData you are commiting.
      • New warning/error messages are now being displayed when validating a user story deployment.
      • When your last commit has no changes, a new alert will be displayed to notify the user.
      • When a back promotion impacts metadata listed in your User Story, your conflicting User Story metadata will be updated to "Back Promoted", and a warning will appear on top of the screen.
      • Ability to view a files or attachments related list on the User Story Deployment Task detail page (more information).
      • Manual Tasks in Deployments and User Stories' Deployment Tasks now have an Owner who can be notified via chatter, email or both. Your deployments won't get stuck again waiting for a manual intervention.
      • New information about the Pull Request to know if it is mergeable or not (more information).
      • Bitbucket Server users will be able to create Pull Requests just as easily as Bitbucket Cloud/Github users.
  • Copado Branch Management:
    • Create feature branch out of a different branch, not main branch (more information).
    • In Branch Management page now you will find new tabs and grids to improve visibility and control of your branches.
    • YAML editor now shows a warning when tabs and whitespaces are detected (more information).
    • Manage and delete Git branches in Git Repositories tab to let you clean your repository directly from Copado (more information).
    • Deploy Later feature has been enhanced. It will create a scheduled job to be run at the selected date/time (more information).
    • Display warning message if a new deployment flow is linked to a repository that contains another active flow.
    • More errors and warning messages when managing branches to quickly detect empty deployment flows, no deployment steps, CBM feature is not enabled, etc..
  • Git Snapshots enhancements:
    • Apply environment variables and global find and replace rules (YAML).
  • Code Scan Analysis enhancements:
    • Better big attachments management.
    • Results now recorded on records.
    • Improvements in SCA performance. Static Code Analysis architecture has been redesigned to avoid limitations. Now you will find the violations in a related list, instead of the report accessible through the button.
  • Copado Compliance Hub: 
    • User Experience enhancements.
    • New set of reports and improved dashboards to have a clear overview of your compliance status.
  • New webhooks  (more information):
    • New "Invocable classes" available in Copado's Apex code, so that you can leverage new webhooks to invoke Copado jobs as part of your business processes. 
  • Copado Selenium Test Groups (more information)
    • Added a checkbox to allow test groups run the rest runs sequentially instead of doing it in parallel.
  • User Experience Improvements:
    • Added help information in fields tooltips for  User Story, Org Credentials, Git Snapshot, Deployment Flow and Git Repository pages.
    • Titles in all Visual Force pages to display useful information in browser tabs.
    • More warning messages throughout the whole application.

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