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Salesforce Certified platform developer 1, Service cloud consultant, Sales cloud consultant,

Certified salesforce developer (401), Certified administrator,  Blogger, Interested in cloud and web application development. wink

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Power your sales using lightning experience

The love of winter 16 is not only for Developers and Administrators.

Salesforce has given a whole new elegant interface called Lightning experience. Which provides optimised user interface  for sales reps.

This interface helps sales reps to work more naturally and helps to close more deals faster.

Let have a look at some of the key features of lightning experience.

Home page

The home page is an intelligent way to start the day.


According to the official description of the Salesforce MVP Program, “This program recognizes exceptional individuals within the Salesforce community for their leadership, knowledge, and ongoing contributions.”

Characteristics of an MVP:

Key characteristics of an outstanding MVP candidate include:

Adding lightning components to lightning experience

Cheers everyone , Lets have a look at one of newly introduced pilot feature in winter 16 release. 

You build your awesome lightning component with the taste of Lightning design system. Now you want to expose that lightning component in a lightning record detail page in newly introduced lightning experience (According to the time you read this post).

The following changes are required in order to display your lightning component in lightning experience.

Expose your lightning components in a visualforce page

As winter 16 got into every Salesforce environment. It has brought new exciting features in lightning development and experience.

Lightning components are getting better every new release. Lets look at one of the interesting feature that winter 16 has given in the hands of developers ie., expose your lightning components in a visual force page.


One of the advantages of Salesforce platform is its declarative features, in that i will give a thumbs up for formulas which helps me in most of the use cases. Formula field takes a little bit of calculation out side of the programming and make our tasks easily achievable.

But when someone starts learning the formula functions there is always a little confusion between ISBLANK() and ISNULL() formula methods.

The following questions may occur in ones mind

Standard fields (system fields) in custom object

In Salesforce Custom object plays a major role in Salesforce based applications.

We can say it is the root of customization in Salesforce which enables you achieve your custom business needs.

But the question here is what are fields Salesforce creates when we create a custom object which helps in tracking the information like who modified it last ,  owner info , last edited date etc...

Compound condition in visualforce

As a Salesforce developer most of the times we have encountered with rendering a block or field based on a compound condition ie., rendering a field or block based on values in different controller variables. 

This little snippet will tell you how to add a compound (multiple ) condition in a Visualforce page.