The 13rd of December this year, Salesforce announced the release of Lightning Web Components (LWC). This is something in which Salesforce has been working very hard, and which is surrounded by an aura of mystery. Because of that, in this blog I will try to explain the keys of this announcement.Continue reading “Lightning Web Components – and now what??”
Passing action handlers to child components using Aura.Action
Last week I discovered something about Lightning Components I didn’t know about: aura:action. This is an attribute type that you can use to pass actions to a child component, in addition to the other supported attribute types, and it can be specially helpful if you want to decide at component instantiation which actions should the child component perform.
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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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Lightning Components Communication
Do you know how Lightning Components can communicate between them? Do you know how they can communicate with the server? Read this post and you will learn how to in a minute.
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.
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:
Lightning Locker Service
So, what’s the frightening Lightning Locker Service? It is a combination of security features that have been implemented for you in order your Lightning Components are secure, and other components don’t break yours! So, no frightening at all, right?