January 2019 by Patrick LEBRETON
Now millions of web developers can code on the Lightning Platform faster than ever, using standards-based tools they love Companies can remove innovation roadblocks and supercharge productivity with Lightning Platform developer services and low-code tools
Shifting to a Standards-Based Model
Lightning Web Components: Standards-Based, High-Performing, Easy to Use
● Compatible and easy to use — Lightning Web Components can run side-by-side with Aura Components (Aura is the existing programming model, built by Salesforce in 2015) and, once created, can be similarly leveraged by admins and business users to create and customize apps with clicks, not code.
Lightning Combines Developer Services and Low-Code Tools To Drive Innovation
In addition, by combining Lightning Web Components with the broader Lightning Platform capabilities — including pro-code tools like Salesforce DX; low-code solutions like Lightning App Builder and Lightning Flow; and enterprise services like Salesforce Einstein and Salesforce IoT — companies can build large-scale customer experiences, extend the functionality of CRM, create apps for specific departments ranging from HR to finance, and more.