Entries by Alex Edelstein

Join the Multicolumn Screens Pilot

Enable this pilot to see a new component in Screen Builder: Section. Each section can be divided into up to 4 columns. Customers can use Sections to create multi-column layouts on their screens, and then embed whatever screen components they like in those components.  To register for the pilot, you currently need to request access […]

Building AWS External Services

I haven’t had a chance to really dig into this topic, but was asked about it recently and thought I’d assemble some known information. Creating a Named Credential for AWS Signature V4 Salesforce has GA support for this as a Named Credential type: Testing AWS Named Credentials Use code like this Apex code to verify […]

From ProvenWorks: A Replacement Address Component With All Sorts of Smart Verification

One thing I really like to see: Flow Components with price tags. That typically means customer support and solid, deep functionality. A recently available ‘pro’ component for your consideration: AddressTools from ProvenWorks. They already had a potent lightning component that checks the validity of addresses. They’ve now exposed that functionality via two new Flow Screen […]

Carry out Advanced Flow Scheduling with DateMatcher

The DateMatcher action lets you achieve more precise scheduling of your Schedule-triggered Flows, enabling you to run Flows that activate on ‘the third Wednesday each month’ or the ‘the 23rd of August, each year’. Here’s how you configure it: Note the use of a Custom Property Editor. The action compares the current date/time to the […]