Lightning

Events in Lightning Component and Visualforce page using Lightning Message Service (LMS)

Events in Lightning Component and Visualforce Pages using Lightning Message Channel

Consider a scenario where you are working on multiple components and in which there are Visualforce pages, Lightning Aura Components, Lightning Web Components. We know that we have Lightning Aura Events (Application Event and Component Event) which works in Lightning Aura Component. But what if there is a scenario where you want to send an event across component whether it is between Aura Component or a Web Component or a Visualforce page. Or combination of all three.

Salesforce has introduced Lightning Web Component Message Service (lightning-message-service). It is used to communicate across the DOM between Visualforce pages, Aura components, and Lightning web components, including components in a pop-out utility bar. To communicate across DOM there should be a channel. And salesforce has provided Lightning Message Channel to communicate.

Continue reading “Events in Lightning Component and Visualforce page using Lightning Message Service (LMS)”
Lightning

Get Loggedin User Details in LWC without Apex call

Getting user object fields value in Lightning web component without calling an Apex class.

While working on User Interface design, many times you need to display logged in user interface. Salesforce gives a way to get ID of logged in user directly, but all other fields are usually fetched by calling an apex class.

Continue reading “Get Loggedin User Details in LWC without Apex call”
Lightning

LWC: Clicking a button from a JavaScript Method.

When working in LWC, there will be a scenario where you may have to click a button based on some criteria or some condition from backend(Client side JavaScript section). In HTML, for every tag there is a unique attribute Id. Similarly, when working with LWC’s HTML, for every tag there are multiple unique attributes, one such attribute which can be used is data-id=”Unique_Id”.

Continue reading “LWC: Clicking a button from a JavaScript Method.”