Force.com is the only platform that lets you build powerful enterprise applications without writing a line of code. With the new Lightning App Builder, both developers and business users can now build beautiful custom user interfaces for their Force.com applications that are designed to work perfectly on your phones and tablets.
Lightning Connect lets you seamlessly access data from external sources, side-by-side with your Salesforce data. You can pull data from legacy systems such as SAP, Microsoft and Oracle in real time, without making a copy of the data in Salesforce. And its all easily configured by a simple yet powerful point and click interface.
The Lightning Component framework is a UI framework for developing dynamic web apps for mobile and desktop devices. It’s a modern framework for building single-page applications engineered for growth.
In addition to building new, custom applications with Lightning Components, you can also use Lightning Component Extensions (Pilot) to replace and extend the default Salesforce1 Mobile App UI.
Ready to start developing with Lightning or want to learn more? We've prepared a variety of technical resources that will help you get started building and deploying Lightning Applications and Components.
The Salesforce1 Lightning Process Builder is a new workflow tool that helps anyone in your company quickly and easily automate business processes such as employee onboarding, and new customer onboarding - all without writing a single line of code. Creating new processes through a point and click interface helps you avoid repetitive time-consuming tasks so you can do more and go faster.