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Communities: Increased Developer Productivity, Mobile Publisher Enhancements, and Record List Improvements

Summer ‘19 is a boon for developers, who can now work more efficiently on communities using a host of new API enhancements. Our mobile team has been hard at work improving the Salesforce Mobile Publisher for Community Cloud. Community users can also take advantage of new list view improvements, such as pinned list views, custom mass actions, and custom list views on tasks.


There’s lots of Lightning striking Salesforce these days—Lightning Experience, Lightning Bolts, Lightning components—and it can be tricky to know how it all applies to Communities. Here's the rundown.

Lightning communities use the same underlying technology as Lightning Experience—namely, the Lightning Platform and Lightning components—but you aren’t required to enable Lightning Experience to use them.