[https://3ovyg21t17l11k49tk1oma21-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/VizardMgif-125×124-48×48.png] [https://devops.com/author/mike-vizard/]By Mike Vizard [https://devops.com/author/mike-vizard/] on
CircleCI today announced it has extended its CI/CD support for DevOps teams building applications that extend the software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform from Salesforce [https://circleci.com/blog/salesforce-apex-orb/].
Company CEO Jim Rose said interest in building applications that complement the Salesforce platform is rising sharply in the wake of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than build entire applications from scratch, IT teams are advancing digital business transformation initiatives by leveraging the core suite of applications Salesforce makes available as a cloud service, he noted.
Many of those applications are built by professional developers that have embraced best DevOps practices, Rose said.
To reduce friction for those DevO…