Lightning Design System with Lightning Component

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Hi All,

Salesforce just made a major announcement ahead of Dreamforce by introducing Lightning Design System.With the Design System you can build custom applications with a look and feel that is consistent with Salesforce core features — without reverse engineering your styles.

After browsing the docs I decided to have a try with a SLDS.In this article I am just telling a basic example of SLDS and how you can use it with Lightning Component? If you haven’t looked at the SLDS yet, the best place to start is by getting your Trailhead badge for the Lightning Design System module.

I just updated my previous post with SLDS you can find the orignal post here, you can use Apex class from this post.


Application :

<aura:application controller="bklightning.WClassController">
	<ltng:require styles="/resource/SLDS080/assets/styles/salesforce-lightning-design-system-vf.css"/>
	<aura:attribute name="accounts" type="bklightning.WrapperClass"/>
	<aura:handler name="init" value="{!this}" action="{!c.doInit}" />
	<div class="slds">
		<!-- Page Header -->
		<div class="slds-page-header">
			<div class="slds-grid">
				<div class="slds-col slds-has-flexi-truncate">
				  <h1 class="slds-text-heading--medium slds-truncate" title="Account Information">Account Information</h1>
		<table class="slds-table slds-table--bordered">
			<tr class="slds-text-heading--label">
			  <th scope="col">
				<span class="slds-truncate">Name</span>
			  <th scope="col">
				<span class="slds-truncate">Contact</span>
			  <th scope="col">
				<span class="slds-truncate">Active</span>
			<aura:iteration items="{!v.accounts}" var="account">
				<tr class="slds-hint-parent">
				  <td data-label="activity">
					<span class="slds-truncate">{!account.acc.Name}</span>
				  <td data-label="stage">
					<span class="slds-truncate">{!account.count}</span>
				  <td data-label="confidence">
					<span class="slds-truncate">{!account.acc.bklightning__Active__c}</span>
		</table><!-- TABLE - BADGE COMPONENT -->

The markup is wrapped in a div with the class ‘slds’ as the LDS is namespaced – so any styles that I use need to be inside an ancestor with this class or they will revert back to very ordinary looking HTML.Lightning Design System works like Bootstrap.The only draw back of LDS is it only provides you CSS(Designs) not functionality.Means if you want to fire an event onclick of button you have to write JAVACRIPT/JQUERY/CSS or use external jquery/css.

So That’s It.

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