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Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Components: Getting Started

by Sara Morgan Nettles

The Lightning Component Framework was used to completely redesign the Salesforce CRM product. In this course, you'll learn tips for how you can use that same framework to easily customize your own Salesforce org.

What you'll learn

In this course, Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Components: Getting Started, you'll learn how to easily customize Salesforce with the new Lightning Component framework, which includes all the tools and technologies needed to build responsive and efficient components for any device. First, you'll cover the basics of building Lightning Components, and how to work with data using built-in components such as the Lightning Data Service. Next, you'll explore Lightning alternatives for the traditional JavaScript buttons that so many orgs have now. Finally, you'll learn about the most efficient way to migrate from Visualforce to Lightning. Although, many things have changed during the evolution of the Lightning Component framework, don't worry, you'll learn what you need to know to get up to "lightning" speed. By the end of this course, you'll be well on your journey towards customizing your org with Lightning components.

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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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