Building Your First Lightning Web Component (LWC) for Salesforce

by Sara Morgan Nettles

Whether you have experience with Salesforce development or just modern development tools, this course will teach you how to create your own nested web application using Lightning Web Components. You will also learn lots of helpful tips and tricks.

What you'll learn

Are you passionate about using native browser features to build modern web applications? In this course, Building Your First Lightning Web Component (LWC) for Salesforce, you will learn all about how Salesforce has embraced the Modern Web Standards Renaissance that has emerged in the past few years and how Lightning Web Components are a huge improvement over the Aura-based components introduced back in 2014, while still offering complete interoperability with Aura components. First, you'll set up your development environment with Visual Studio Code and Salesforce DX. Next, you'll build an app utilizing nested web components that communicate using custom DOM events. Finally, you'll see how to convert Aura components, as well as how to set up Jest to test your JavaScript. When you've finished this course, you will be able to build your own LWC app.

About the author

Sara Morgan Nettles is a Certified Salesforce Platform II developer, who began her software development career twenty years ago working primarily with Microsoft technologies. She now focuses on sharing her knowledge of developing modern web applications on the Salesforce platform. She has authored numerous books and articles, as well as being a regular speaker at Dreamforce.

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