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Adding Loading Icon on the page for an AJAX Request ( ActionFunction, CommandButton) It's always good to add a loading icon on the page when you are proccessing something on server side (calling a apex method ), so a user can understand that something is running in the background. Following code snippet can be used … Continue reading Salesforce Cookies #6

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Uploading Attachment from Non-Salesforce Users ( Site or Guest Users) through Force.com sites I came across a question on Trailblazers community where someone asked for a way to upload an attachment to a record and it should be accessible by non-salesforce users. I won't go into much detail about that and will focus on providing … Continue reading Salesforce Cookies#5

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Never store record's Id as a String (Variable type) if you are comparing Ids in your Apex code If you are writing apex code then make sure that you are treating Ids' carefully.  You should emphasize on declaring your variables of Id-type instead of String since storing record Id in a variable which type is … Continue reading Salesforce Cookies #4

Are you looking for a way to open a lightning component in a new tab/window on detail page button click?

While working on a lightning component development, I found that there is no standard way to open a lighting component in a new tab. You can find the same problem being asked on developer forums. So, to be honest there is no standard way to achieve this behaviour. I used a workaround to get this … Continue reading Are you looking for a way to open a lightning component in a new tab/window on detail page button click?

Jquery Datepicker in Lightning Components for better control on behaviour of Datepicker

Having trouble with <lightning:input type="date"> and <ui:inputDate> components? Then why don't you use Jqyery Datepicker? Jquery datepicker gives a lot of flexibility and freedom to developers to let them use a datepicker as per business needs. A developer can enforce validation on dates and date range which is very hard to impose using these out-of-the-box components … Continue reading Jquery Datepicker in Lightning Components for better control on behaviour of Datepicker