<lightning:input> Is Your New Best Friend!

An area of Lightning that still has room for development from a developer's perspective is the styling aspect. The Lightning Design System provides us with CSS, and the various aura and ui tags present us with some easy to use components, yet creating a UI that fits in with the…

A Gotcha With Standard Controllers

It's not that often I find myself running into issues with the more established parts of the Salesforce.com platform these days, but it does happen. As I've written in the past I'm a big believer in using built-in functionality wherever possible rather than reinventing the wheel. Visualforce by itself…

Can't Find 'Create Packages' In a Dev Org?

This is just a quick note to save others some searching in case they end up in the same position I've just been in. I span up a new Partner Developer Edition, hammered out some code, created some test code to cover it and then went to create an unmanaged…

Time Flies and Communities Grow

Time seems to go by faster and faster as life goes on, and sometimes it's rather shocking to find out how long ago certain events were. For instance, the iPhone is now ten years old. Even more shocking for me is the fact that it's been five years to the…