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
If you missed my recent Salesforce Admins Webinar “Advanced Automation with Flows and Custom Metadata Types” with Admin Evangelist Marc Baizman, now is your chance to catch up on the recording and deck. Recording: Deck: Advanced Automation with Flows and Custom Metadata Types
(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
When I review someone else’s flow and notice the version number of the flow is in its 40s, I think “What?! You have 40 versions of this flow? That’s cray cray.” Did you know that there is a limit to the number of versions you can have for each flow? It doesn’t matter if your… Continue reading Flow Tip. Got Too Many Flow Versions?!
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
(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
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