Entries by Alex Edelstein

Lookup, a Flow Screen Component

Watch the Video. Go get this component I’m pleased to get to present this useful new component. Now you can add multiple Lookup controls to Flow Screens without writing code. This component is based on the excellent Lightning Lookup control by John Pipkin and Opfocus. They did all the heavy lifting, and all I had […]

A Useful SFDX Login Script

Once you have headless SFDX auth working in your development environment, you can start to leverage it by building build automation. Here’s a simple script I’m using to bootstrap my SFDX environment. I run it every time I start up a new session: #!/bin/bash -xecho “Starting Dev Environment” if [[ $# -eq 0 ]] ; then echo ‘you […]

Dependent Picklists, a Flow Screen Component

NOTE: This component is basically obsolete. Flow now includes a dependent picklist as an official component. You should have a good reason to bother dealing with the community component, which paved the way and served nobly, but is now deservedly retired. Watch the Video . Get the Source Code . Go get this component (not […]

Adding Flow Screen Components to a Screen

A growing set of powerful yet easy-to-use screen components are available to Flow users. I wanted to provide a little documentation for how screen components are added to screens. Once your org is updated to Spring ’18 or later, you’ll find a new Lightning Components choice at the bottom of your list of screen controls […]

Dynamic Questions in Lightning Flow

It’s now possible to create dynamic questions, where child questions appear and disappear based on the selection made in the parent question. Here’s a video that demonstrates just a few of the useful things you can do with dynamic questions. The implementation of dynamic questions takes advantage of Lightning Flow’s new ability, as of Spring […]

The “Update Screen” Flow Action Component

Flow Action Components, also known as Local Actions, are a new Flow enhancement in pilot as part of the Spring ’18 release. They’re discussed more here. This Component works in Lightning Experience. We created the Update Screen component to address a small but annoying problem some of our customers were having as they integrate flows […]

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