Monthly Archives: May 2018

Customizing the Flow spinner (CSS loader)

The Flow player includes a default spinner that is displayed when the flow is waiting... this is what the spinner looks like in action: Like...

Creating a list of products in Salesforce

Here is how we can create a list of products in Salesforce: Log in to Salesforce and navigate to the Sales Console. ...

UI 2.85.0

May 22, 2018 Fixed Tooling crashes when adding a chart component in the page editor Datetime input not honouring...

Making a column editable in a table

If we want to have a table that is editable in a page layout, we need to edit the metadata of the page to...

Playing a YouTube video in the background

An image is worth a thousand words. A video, on the other hand, is worth a few thousand images... Here is how we can...

Services — Features list of each service

Flow services let us connect our apps to other applications, service providers, or databases. We can also use services to extend the functionalities of...

Core 1.108.2

May 18, 2018 Fixed Not being able to reset the password for a user who isn't a member of any tenants ...

Uninstalling the Flow app from SharePoint

Here is how we can uninstall the Boomi Flow app from SharePoint: Log in to your SharePoint account. ...

Creating a different flow path for message action errors

We've all heard the proverb Homo proponit, sed Deus disponit; better known as Man proposes, but God disposes. There is a modern adaptation of the saying...

Core 1.108.1

May 10, 2018 Fixed Error when uploading files

Tooling 1.49.0

May 10, 2018 Features New dashboard functionality that allows flow builders to view specific flow metrics. See the docs for more details. Fixed ...

Core 1.108.0

May 10, 2018 Improvements Improved performance of loading data from a service Fixed Null response being returned incorrectly when performing...

UI 2.84.0

May 8, 2018 Improvements Remove occurrences of "whoops" error messages Link to typedocs from readmes Add...

Collaboration 1.5.1

May 04, 2018 Fixed Clients having intermittent connection to web sockets.

Renaming an asset

What’s in a name? As Shakespeare said, “An asset by any other name than the one we have given it, would work as well.”...

Adding builder comment to elements

We can add comments to all the elements we create. These comments are ignored by the Flow engine, and is super-useful to other builders...

Editing a navigation

We can edit a navigation by accessing the Navigation option from the right-hand-side menu in the canvas, making the necessary changes, and saving the...

Editing a value

We can edit a value by clicking the Values tab in the Flow drawing tool, clicking the Edit button next to it, making the...

Types – Dependencies

If we have a tenant with many types and multiple flows, there is an easy way to track which type is used in which...

Deleting an object

Objects can be deleted by clicking Values on the sidebar from the Home tab, locating the object, and clicking the delete icon next to...

Importing a type

Shared elements are elements we can share across multiple flows. These elements are ‘global’ for the tenant, and lets us build once and re-use...

Editing an object

The Values tab in the drawing tool lists all the values available in our current tenant. Objects are values of a certain type, and can...

Creating an object

Types in Flow are used to create representations of real world objects. We can think of types as blueprints – we can create objects...