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Before and After Look at Flow in Cloud Flow Designer vs. Flow Builder

The new Flow Builder is coming in Spring ’19 to replace the Flash dependent Cloud Flow Designer interface to create and manage flows. Note: I cover the high level summary of the differences between Cloud Flow Designer and Flow Builder in my blog post: Move Over Cloud Flow Designer, Here Comes the New Flow Builder. Let’s take… Continue reading Before and After Look at Flow in Cloud Flow Designer vs. Flow Builder

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Move Over Cloud Flow Designer, Here Comes the New Flow Builder

In Spring ’19, Salesforce is replacing the flash Cloud Flow Designer tool for creating flows with the new non-Flash Flow Builder. Cloud Flow Designer: Flow Builder: While the preference is for you to create/manage your flows in the new Flow Builder, for the time being, you do have the option to manage or create flows… Continue reading Move Over Cloud Flow Designer, Here Comes the New Flow Builder

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Users Control Whether to Show/Hide Info with Flow Toggle & Component Visibility

[Note: The following use case is written for use in Lightning Experience. However, you can use the Flow Toggle feature in Cloud Flow Designer in Classic too. You can create flows with the flow toggle in Classic, if enable the lightning runtime in the Process Automation Settings screen.] Lightning record pages are cool in terms… Continue reading Users Control Whether to Show/Hide Info with Flow Toggle & Component Visibility

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[WIT Developers Virtual Meeting Recording] Magnify the power of flow screens with lightning components

I was honored to guest present at a recent WIT Developers virtual meeting on the topic of Magnify the power of flow screens with lightning components. Thank you, sister Salesforce MVPs, Jessica Murphy and Rachel Watson, for having me. Until recently, when you built flows and hit a flow UI limitation, you would have to go the… Continue reading [WIT Developers Virtual Meeting Recording] Magnify the power of flow screens with lightning components

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Level Up Your #Flownatic Super Powers With Flow Local Actions

(Note: This blog post was written for Lightning Experience. There are some Local Actions which can be used in Classic/VisualForce, if using the Lightning Flow Runtime, check out this Developer Salesforce post. It does have some limitations around leveraging the standard Lightning events, but can be used to integrate with some 3rd party systems. Thank you, Benoit… Continue reading Level Up Your #Flownatic Super Powers With Flow Local Actions

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Blink & You May Have Missed This Hidden Gem: Get Count Via Flow Assignment

I missed this Summer ’18 gem when reading through the Release Notes. I had quickly scanned the feature of setting Stages in flow. It wasn’t until MVP Stephanie Foerst mentioned this in Slack that I learned of this feature that slid under the radar. https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/summer18/release-notes/rn_forcecom_flow_operators.htm You can now count the number of collection items and… Continue reading Blink & You May Have Missed This Hidden Gem: Get Count Via Flow Assignment

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Flow ‘Em That Progress

(This blog post is written for Lightning Experience. Note: You can wrap lightning components in a visualforce page in Classic via Lightning Out. You will need to enlist the help of a developer for you to take advantage of the below.) With Summer 18, using stages in visual workflow is now GA (or “generally available”).… Continue reading Flow ‘Em That Progress