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  • shariq

    September 24, 2018 at 3:43 am

    Lightning is the collection of tools and technologies behind a significant upgrade to the Salesforce platform. Lightning includes:
    Experience: A set of modern user interfaces optimized for speed. This includes the Lightning Experience, Salesforce1 Mobile app and template-based communities.
    Lightning Component Framework: A JavaScript framework and set of standard components that allow you to build reusable components to customize the Lightning Experience, Salesforce1 Mobile app and template-based communities and build your own standalone apps.
    Visual Building Tools: Drag-and-drop technologies for fast and easy app building & customization’s. Use the Lightning App Builder to customize the Lightning Experience and Salesforce1 Mobile app. Use the Community Builder to customize template-based communities.
    Lightning Exchange: A section of the AppExchange where you can find 70+ partner components to jump-start your development.
    Lightning Design System: Style guides and modern enterprise UX best practices to build pixel perfect apps that match the look and feel of the Lightning Experience and Salesforce1 Mobile app.

  • Avnish Yadav

    September 29, 2018 at 8:59 pm


    Lightning includes the Lightning Component Framework and some exciting tools for developers. Lightning makes it easier to build responsive applications for any device.
    Lightning includes these technologies:

    Lightning components give you a client-server framework that accelerates development, as well as app performance, and is ideal for use with the Salesforce mobile app and Salesforce Lightning Experience.

    1. The Lightning App Builder empowers you to build apps visually, without code, quicker than ever before using off-the-shelf and custom-built Lightning components. You can make your Lightning components available in the Lightning App

    2. Builder so administrators can build custom user interfaces without code.


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