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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

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Show More Information in a Flow Screen using Dynamic Record Choice

For those of you who have created Visual Flow screens with dynamic record choice, ever want to return more information than a single field from the object to distinguish a record from another? For example, if you are showing a list of contact names, the search can return multiple Jennifer Lee’s. How do you know… Continue reading Show More Information in a Flow Screen using Dynamic Record Choice

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Southeast Dreamin’ 18: Flow It! Automate Processes Using Clicks, Not Code

Thank you to all of you who attended this session at Southeast Dreamin’ 18. Wow! Standing room only! Thank you, Southeast Dreamin’ for having me. Here is the Powerpoint slideshow from my presentation at Southeast Dreamin’ 18, “Flow It! Automate Processes Using Clicks, No Code.” Start your journey into declarative programming (clicks, not code). Get… Continue reading Southeast Dreamin’ 18: Flow It! Automate Processes Using Clicks, Not Code