Salesforce IDE – ASIDE.IO

ASIDE is a Salesforce IDE in the cloud. It’s pretty cool-looking new web-based, no signup is required and more importantly it’s fast & free IDE – ASIDE.IO

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When to use the front door loginUse the login method described on this page if your Salesforce org enforces IP restrictions or if you encounter the”invalid grant – ip restricted or invalid login hours” while trying to log into ASIDE.

Why is this necessary Salesforce oAuth enforces any IP restrictions set within the org on both the client and the web server. ASIDE has a dynamic IP address, and thus it is not reasonably possible to whitelist it.


How to use the front door login
1) Log into your Salesforce org via the standard login either Production or Sandbox org.

2) Click *Your Name* -> Setup -> Develop -> Pages -> New

3) Create the Visualforce Page:
Label: SalesfroceIDE               Name: SaleforceIDE

Visualforce Page: Markup

<apex:page standardStylesheets=”false” showHeader=”false” sidebar=”false”>


            var uid   = ‘{!$User.Id}’;
            var ins   = ‘{!$Api.Partner_Server_URL_250}’;
            var sid   = ‘{!GETSESSIONID()}’;
            var oid   = ‘{!$Organization.Id}’;
            var aside = ‘{!$CurrentPage.parameters.useDev}’ ?
                        ‘’ : ‘’;
            var instanceRegex =
            ins = instanceRegex.exec(ins)[1];
            window.location.href = ‘https://’ + aside + ‘/frontdoor’ +
                                   ‘?uid=’ + encodeURIComponent(uid) +
                                   ‘&ins=’ + encodeURIComponent(ins) +
                                   ‘&sid=’ + encodeURIComponent(sid) +
                                   ‘&oid=’ + encodeURIComponent(oid);
4) Save the Visualforce Page. 

5) Any time you want to log into ASIDE from this org you can now just visit /apex/SalesforceIDE and will be redirected and logged into ASIDE.IO.

If you encounter any issues with the login, or any aspect of ASIDE.IO, contact the administrator.

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