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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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Slide to the Right, Slide to the Left – Use Sliders to Let Users Visually Specify Value

[Note: The following use case is written for use in Lightning Experience. However, you can use the flow slider feature in Cloud Flow Designer in Classic too. You can create flows with the flow slider in Classic, if enable the lightning runtime in the Process Automation Settings screen.] You can now allow your users to… Continue reading Slide to the Right, Slide to the Left – Use Sliders to Let Users Visually Specify Value

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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