Lightning Layout Tricks: Accordion Love

Oh the poor, misunderstood accordion component. Everyday, millions of users embrace his older brother Tabs, creating thousands of dynamic Lightning pages with him front & center.  They click his nice index bars, love having everything separated and could not imagine having a page without Tabs on there at least once. Since Spring ’18, the Accordion READ MORE

#100

This week is the 1st Anniversary of the Accidental Admins site and this marks our 100th post, so I thought it would be a good time to do some reflection. I was in NYC today for a client strategy meeting to set goals for 2019, attend the NYC User Group Meeting, and participate in tomorrow’s READ MORE

5 Tips for Every Deployment

After a kickoff call for a new project the other day, I asked the person working with me to go ahead and set up the Deployment Dictionary. ‘Deployment Dictionary?’ was the response.  Me: ‘Yeah, you know, a deployment dictionary?’ Co-Worker: ‘Uhm, nope, whats that?’ The same week I had another conversation with a community member regarding READ MORE

Remote Meeting Hack

Given the choice, I always prefer to hold requirement gathering sessions, trainings, etc in person. However sometimes schedules, deadlines, and travel don’t always come together and you are forced to hold those sessions remotely. In the absence of a high end video conferencing system with multiple wall-mounted cameras that change views or follow the speaker READ MORE

Lightning Layout Tricks: User Toggles for Detail Fields

Over the last year I’ve been toying with Lightning Page designer & components to identify ways to deliver some creative end user experiences.   I previously shared how to use Conditional Record Detail Components, create Record Detail Tabs, and use Page Layouts for Mobile/Classic/Create; this latest post is a continuation of the series.  I follow Jen Lee’s blog pretty closely READ MORE

Lightning Layout Tricks: Unique Mobile & Create Layouts

Over the last year I’ve been toying with Lightning Page designer & components to identify ways to deliver some creative end user experiences.   I previously shared how to create Record Detail Tabs, use Conditional Record Detail Components, and to create a Demo Controller.   Giving Credit: This latest post comes after a few conversations with Michelle Hansen.  She spent READ MORE

Lightning Layout Tricks: Live Demo Controller

Over the last year I’ve been toying with Lightning Page designer & components to identify ways to deliver some creative end user experiences.   I previously shared how to use Conditional Record Detail Components, create Record Detail Tabs, Use Page Layouts for Mobile/Classic/Create only, and this latest post is a continuation of the series.  Demo Controller Use READ MORE

GiveCamp 2018

October has one of my favorite weekends of the year – PGH GiveCamp. Part of the larger GiveCamp.org movement, PGH GiveCamp is an annual event where people from around the city’s booming technology industry team with area non-profits to solve their creative and technical problems. GiveCamp is a marathon ran at a sprint pace. Starting READ MORE