Global Picklists and managed packages

Today I want to talk about Global Picklists, a feature that was made GA in Winter 17. Global Picklists allows you to share picklist values among different objects. They can be very useful in certain use cases. For example, imagine that your company gives support to several countries. You can create a global picklist that holds the supported countries, and use it in many objects in your application. Then, if you need to add a new country, you will need to do it only once.

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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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Lightning Pages

While Salesforce releases new functionality three times a year, Lightning Components are becoming more an more important in Salesforce. In this post I want to give a quick overview of which kind of Lightning Pages we can create in Salesforce, and how do we have to design Lightning Components in order use them in such pages.

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