Entries by Alex Edelstein

July Flow Update

Disclaimer: Content and opinions are my own and not the views of my employer. The software discussed here is not official Salesforce software. Some nice Flow-related posts from the community Terrence Chiu with a great example that incorporates both the lightning:datatable component and record:editForm. Part 1 Part 2 Rich Engelhard has a two-part post that […]

Salesforce Lightning Flow Extensions — June Update

Disclaimer: Content and opinions are my own and not the views of my employer. The software discussed here is not official Salesforce software. New Image component brings Images, Borders, CSS Styling, Padding, Margins and much more to Flow Screens Watch the video Read the Blog Post. 2. Lookup has been updated to fix some nasty […]

The New Image Flow Screen Component

Note: This is not an official Salesforce posting or an official piece of Salesforce technology. Watch the video. I will be the first to admit that it’s not like you couldn’t put an image in a flow screen before now. The techniques are out there, but the pathways have been, shall we say, convoluted. Here’s […]

Transitioning Spring ’18 Local Actions to Summer ’18

This Pilot Update is for Salesforce customers participating in the Spring ’18 pilot for Flow Local Actions. Local Actions that run on Spring ’18 orgs are not compatible with Summer ’18. Summer ’18 versions of the sample actions made available as part of the pilot are available on this site and will need to be […]

Strategy Crafter: Introduction

OverviewStrategy Crafter is a lightweight graphical tool for editing and managing Recommendation Strategies for Einstein Next Best Action. It is not an official Salesforce application. It was built by some members of the community. The real Strategy Builder will be delivered as part of later releases of Einstein Next Best Action. In the meantime, though, […]

Flow Extensions — May Update

We’re keeping busy getting ready for the Summer ’18 release and doing the planning for the work that will go into Winter’ 19. Here’s what’s new in the component world: New Navigation Buttons give your screens enhanced finish behavior. Watch the video 2. Local Actions are about to go Generally Available, with Summer ’18. Read […]

Lightning Flow Local Actions — Summer Update

The Local Actions feature in Lightning Flow becomes generally available in the Summer ’18 release of Salesforce. This feature extends the range of things you can do with flow by allowing lightning component-based flow extensions. Flow has long had the ability to incorporate extensions that leverage Apex classes and recently gained the ability to leverage […]

Flow Extensions April Update

Lookup component now offers filtering Due to huge code contributions from Eric Smith and datapharmer, the Lookup screen component has been substantially enhanced. a) You can now filter the Lookup component based on a particular field: b) but you can also choose to filter based on a where clause. For example, if you wish to […]