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Learning Salesforce Visual Workflow and Process Builder - Second Edition

By : Rakesh Gupta
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Learning Salesforce Visual Workflow and Process Builder - Second Edition

By: Rakesh Gupta

Overview of this book

Salesforce Management System is an information system used in CRM to automate the business processes like sales and marketing. To implement this, developed a powerful tool called Visual Workflow to automate business processes by creating applications also called Flows. Learning Salesforce Visual Workflow, Second Edition is a practical guide on Flows that will enable you to develop custom applications in Salesforce with minimized code usage. The book starts with an introduction to Visual Workflows that teaches all the building blocks of creating Flows and use it efficiently. You will learn how to easily automate business processes and tackle complex business scenarios using Flows. The book explains the working of the Process Builder so you can create reusable processes. The book also covers how you can integrate existing or newly created Flows with the Salesforce Lightening Experience. By the end of the book, you will get a clear understanding on how to use Flows and Process Builder in your organization to optimize code usage.
Table of Contents (9 chapters)

Creating Flow through Point and Click

In the previous chapter, we gave you an overview of Visual Workflow. We discussed the benefits of using Visual Workflow and the system requirements for it. You learned various ways to invoke the Flow. In this chapter, you will see how easily you can create user interaction screens without Visualforce and complex process automation without Apex. This chapter mainly focuses on the design of Visual Workflow using various components. The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Creating the building blocks of the Flow:
    • Creating a variable
    • Creating a Collection variable
    • Creating an SObject variable
    • Creating an SObject Collection variable
  • Allowing users to pause Flows
  • Designing the Flow: In this topic, we will cover:
    • Displaying the logged-in user ID
    • Real estate commission calculator
    • Displaying feedback forms based on conditions
    • Displaying related records based on search...