Metadata API recency

Ensure your components are up to date with a recent enough version of the Salesforce API.

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Written by Lorenzo Frattini
Updated over a week ago


The API version used by your metadata is specified using the latest (or a sufficiently recent) version of the API is generally a best practice to leverage the most recent features and reduce the risk of bugs.


  • Metadata files

Best practices

  • Align your team to a recent enough version of the API to leverage most recent additions to the platform

  • Be aware that LockerService is mandatory starting from API version 40.0, we suggest to use at least this version as a default.

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