Category: Lightning Components

Lightning Components lifecycle

When working with Lightning Components framework it is very important to understand how the different components are rendered by the framework, which possibilities do we have to interact with the component lifecycle and how will the framework react to certain events as for example a change of an attribute. Want to know more? Continue reading!

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Creating pre-populated records with lightning:recordEditForm

A typical use case when creating records is to populate some fields in advance, and then let the user fill in the rest of required fields. Let’s say that we want to create account records, having a pre-populated description, like this:

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Bound and unbound expressions in Lightning Components

Today I want to take a look at the data binding possibilities that exist for Lightning Components attributes. We will see how attributes can be referenced using bound or unbound expressions, and which implications will these bindings have in our application.

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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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5 #Lightning tips for Visualforce devs

…Originally posted in medium

Are you a Visualforce developer? Do you want to transition to #Lightning? Don’t be scared about it! Lightning Components is a new technology that can seem very different to Visualforce, as the way of programming is pretty different. Despite the learning curve is a bit sharped, once you have acquired skills on Lightning Components development, you will develop components at the speed of light, in comparison with Visualforce development! So, don’t miss the next 5 tips:

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