Author: albaazconarivas

Global Picklists and managed packages

Today I want to talk about Global Picklists, a feature that was made GA in Winter 17. Global Picklists allows you to share picklist values among different objects. They can be very useful in certain use cases. For example, imagine that your company gives support to several countries. You can create a global picklist that holds the supported countries, and use it in many objects in your application. Then, if you need to add a new country, you will need to do it only once.

Additionally, in this post, I will give some information about Global Picklists behaviour in managed packages. Continue reading “Global Picklists and managed packages”

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Showing a context sensitive pop-up in Classic & Lightning Experience detail pages

Last week I was exploring the options to show a context sensitive pop-up in record detail pages. The pop-up needed to use the sObject name of the record that was being visualised in the detail page. I wanted this functionality to be available in classic and Lightning Experience. So I spent some time exploring the options that we have to do this. Are Lightning Components ready to fulfil my requirements?

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#10 thoughts about Platform Events

These days I have had the chance of playing with the new Salesforce functionality called Platform Events. Platform Events allows you to publish and subscribe to events that are distributed over channels on the platform in a really cool way. Platform Events has been made Generally Available in summer 17.
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Shhhh… is coming…dreamOlé ’17

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As probably some of you already know, dreamOlé ’17 is coming! dreamOlé is going to be a Salesforce community driven event that will take place on the 1st of June in Madrid. The main purpose of this event is to connect people from all places that belong or want to be a part of the salesforce world, and leverage the most of these connections.

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