Installing migration tool with ANT Tool in windows for Salesforce Developers –

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Hello Guys,

Today Iam going to explain about installation of ANT Tool in local machine

ANT Installation for Salesforce Developers

Apache ANT is Java based tool which helps use to build files in XML . ANT stands for Another Neat Tool it is CLI(Command Line Interface) which helps us to deploy local machine into salesforce.

  • Download ant from ANT download link
  • In order to use ANT tool in your local machine it must have Java JDK to be installed also . So download Java JDK from link
  • After downloading both install Java JDK first and unzip ANT file and extract it into C drive
  • Then go to system properties and click on advance system properties .

Click on environment variables
Click NEW at user variable environment

Variable Name : ANT_HOME
Variable Value : C:\apache-ant-1.10.2

Note: For Variable Value use Browse directory and refer your local folder of ANT installed location

(Be careful hear refer the folder that have all files )

Click on NEW on System Variable and add
1. ANT
Variable Name : ANT_HOME
Variable Value : C:\apache-ant-1.10.2

2. Java
Variable Name : JAVA_HOME
Variable Value : C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_15

Click on Path in System Variables and add

  • By Click OK close all tabs and to check whether ANT and JAVA is properly installed in your local machine or not to check
  • open Run – CMD

Type C:\Users\Bhanu Prakash>java -version
C:\Users\Bhanu Prakash>ant -version

Hurry !! Now you local Machine is ready with ANT.

In Next Post we learn about  How to Connect your ANT Tool to your Salesforce Org.

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