Salesforce Lightning


Built on the Salesforce Platform, the Lightning Experience combines the new Lightning Design System, Lightning App Builder, and Lightning Components to enable anyone to quickly and easily create modern enterprise apps. Lightning (Salesforce Lightning) is a component-based framework for app development from that is designed to simplify processes for business users, who typically do not have programming experience. Lightning comprises the collection of tools and technologies behind a significant upgrade to the Salesforce1 Platform (now known as App Cloud), the company’s mobile app development platform.

Lightning features:

  1. Experience, a graphical user interface (GUI) that is optimized for speed.
  2. Lightning App Builder, which provides drag and drop capacities to facilitate app creation and customization.
  3. Lightning Component Framework, which includes tools and extensions that enable the development of reusable components and standalone apps and customization of the Salesforce1 Mobile App.
  4. AppExchange for Components, which makes over 50 partner components available in the App Builder.
  5. Design System, which offers style guides and user experience (UX) best practices for app development.
  6. Lightning Connect, an integration tool that makes it easier for apps to consume data from any external source that conforms to the OData specification.

Why Salesforce Lightning

  1. Boost Productivity: Increase efficiency for your sales and service teams. Take advantage of innovative new features in Lightning Experience to make selling easier and service more personalized. Boost productivity and save up to 10 hours per employee per week.
  2. Optimize Operations: Run your business better on Lightning Experience. Get more accurate and comprehensive data about business performance. Increase user engagement and generate better insight in areas such as sales pipeline or service operations.
  3. Build Apps Fast: Empower everyone to build apps the fast, easy, and fun way. Enable-IT and business to create apps together using no-code builders and pro-code tools. With Lightning, you can save up to 25% of the time developers spend building customizations.
  4. Work Smarter with AI: Base decisions on insights, not just intuition. Add analytics, prediction, and artificial intelligence with Einstein. Spot trends, visualize KPIs, and use data analytics to create a smarter, more scalable business.