Category Archives: Salesforce Lightning

How to Update Salesforce Status object in a custom Lightning Component

In Salesforce, maintaining the last update status of a view once it loads as a component can be tricky. JavaScript has an asynchronous way of executing after all. Resetting the counter after each component refresh from the custom refresh button may take a while to debug. Here is a way I resolved my problem. With a few tweaks here and there with some horse shoe fitting hope it helps your too.

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Evaluate Lightning Web Components Playground

Salesforce has introduced an online editor to try out Lightning Web Components. Lightning Web Components playground is the new UI development approach that Salesforce has; this is an evolution from the current Aura framework. Salesforce is to allow both Lightning Web Components and Aura frameworks to exist side-by-side.

To not just experiment, but also evaluate design considerations lightning playground can be used. By using the instructions here, new Lightning Web Components playground can also be created on the interactive code Playground editor. Continue reading

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Integration with Salesforce Lightning External Services

Nowadays there is an API Integration in almost every org. The main purpose of integration with another service is to avoid reinventing the wheel. However, the development effort that is required to integrate with services is a complex and time-consuming venture.

It reduces speed to market, but it also saps developer energy that is better spent in the front end, building the features that will really differentiate their app. With external services salesforce makes this a lot easier and admin friendly.

With salesforce external services you can connect to any service that you want to, invoke methods based on the external source via a flow all with the help of an easy-to-use wizard. Declarative tools are used to import API definitions right into Salesforce. Continue reading

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FullCalendar Plugin in Salesforce Lightning Component

Full calendar in Salesforce Lightning is a useful tool for many calendar related application. It has been widely used with various javascript applications and even visualforce pages.

However, the full calendar plugin in salesforce lightning is also compatible with lightning as it is entirely created using jQuery.

The first step in using this plugin with your lightning component is to download it and upload it as a zip folder to your dev org as a static resource.

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