Tag: Visualforce

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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Visualforce order of execution I: GET requests

Following with a previous post about triggers and order of execution, I want to review in this new post how the order of execution on a Visualforce page is. This time we need to distinguish between two different cases: Visualforce pages that perform a get request and those which perform a post request.

In this post I will explain how GET requests work. I will elaborate a second part of the post, talking about POST requests.

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High Data Volume External DataSources

Lightning Connect is a Salesforce feature that allows integrations with external systems. Before Winter 16 release,  it only read-only capabilities were provided. Since Winter 16, writable datasources were delivered, making Lightning Connect a very interesting option to think about.

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