Category: Lightning Components

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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5 #Lightning tips for Visualforce devs

…Originally posted in medium

Are you a Visualforce developer? Do you want to transition to #Lightning? Don’t be scared about it! Lightning Components is a new technology that can seem very different to Visualforce, as the way of programming is pretty different. Despite the learning curve is a bit sharped, once you have acquired skills on Lightning Components development, you will develop components at the speed of light, in comparison with Visualforce development! So, don’t miss the next 5 tips:

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Lightning Components for admins!

Last week I had the pleasure of giving a talk in the Woman In Technology user group in Paris. As the members of the group are mainly admins, and I am a developer, I wanted to talk about something that I was familiar with but that they could understood and use in their daily work. Having seen all the new Lightning features that come with Winter 17 release, I thought that a good option could be doing a summary of the many ways we can use Lightning Components in Lightning Experience and Salesforce1. This is, not talk about developing Lightning Components, but about configuring Salesforce to use them.

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Lightning Components Facets

Today I want to talk a bit about Lightning Component Facets. What is a Facet? A facet is an attribute that we can define and place in a subcomponent, in order that another container component, which references the subcomponent, can fill up the facet space with some html code. Note that the subcomponent and container component are simply components, but I will call them in this way in order their relationship is easier to understand .

A facet attribute is similar to any other component attributes, but instead of having a primitive, collection, sObject or custom class type, it has an “Aura.Component[]” type. And instead of holding those kind of data, it will hold HTML markups or even another component.

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