Explore the Lightning Platform features that help you build apps for any business purpose.

Create apps fast using no-code builders or develop amazing customer-facing experiences with pro-code tools.

No-code builders

Build apps 57% faster with just clicks.


Low-Code App Building

Speed app building by assembling apps from a large library of reusable, well-defined components. With Lightning App Builder, anyone can combine custom and off-the-shelf components to assemble beautiful apps visually.

No-Code Process Automation

Automate complex business processes fast. Now admins and nontechnical employees in any department, at any business, can expedite processes without IT support.

Prebuilt Apps and Components

The world's #1 business app marketplace is your source for new, ready-made components. Extend the capabilities of your project by downloading plug-and-play features or entire apps.

Mobile Builders, Services, and Publishers

Empower anyone to easily build, extend, and launch mobile apps. Add business logic, integration, and intelligence. Push your apps to employees and customers hassle-free with mobile publishers.

Pro-code tools

Empower developers with tools they know and love.


Developer Experience

Salesforce DX is an open, integrated development environment that makes development on the Salesforce Platform easy. Build collaboratively with colleagues and deliver new features continuously.

Extensible Cloud Services

Unleash what's possible with mobile and web apps built on Heroku. Instantly scale to millions of visitors and customers while delivering engaging customer experiences.

Component Framework

The Lightning Component Framework makes it easier to build responsive applications for any device. Snap in self-contained, reusable units to create your app’s UI in minutes.

See 8 apps Salesforce built on the Lightning Platform and Heroku.


Enterprise services

Gain a 545% ROI from app building with powerful enterprise services built in.

With the Lightning Platform, app building is easier and faster. Core functionality such as security, artificial intelligence, analytics, and responsiveness is included, giving you the time and freedom to bring your vision to life.

Start building your own great apps on Salesforce.

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