Develop an Account Geolocation App with Lightning Web Components

Trailhead offers a wonderful app created with Aura components that displays account search results on a map. Well, in preparation for the LWC course I am doing for Pluralsight, I decided to create a version using Lightning Web Components instead. This will be similar (NOTE: not the same) as the sample application that I will walk viewers through creating in the course.

I will try to put out as many posts as I can that show you the code (a little at a time), but the course is where you will get the most knowledge of all the great things I learned about LWC while converting it, so I hope you will stay tuned for that.

Now, here is what the LWC version looks like. And please do not immediately post a comment to say that it looks exactly like the Aura component version. That was the point. It was a conversion, so I made it look the same, but behind the scenes it is VERY different:

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Now, the app I will be walking the viewer through creating will be similar to this one, but different. And you will just have to wait to see that version (after all, this is supposed to be a teaser post 🙂

More from me soon….

 

 

 

 

2 comments

  1. Great idea Sara. May i also suggest doing the build using Visual Studio Code. Because this is being heavily promoted by SDC now. I see it’s so powerful too because you can built, test, share using Github whether your\’re in a Dev org or a full sandbox But! V.S Code has a difficult configuration to get used to and no-one (inc Trailhead) really explains it sufficiently. For example, which extension to load into it, how to set up Java Run time, launching the Dev heb and Scratch org etc etc.

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