Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of the year - it’s time for your bi-annual list of Flow Designer improvements! In this article, we will not only be covering what changes have been made to existing aspects of the product but also what has been added to its list of abilities. Without further ado, let’s dive in! Updates Quality of Life Enhancements To kick things off, we’ve got some general improvements made to the product as a whole - some reflected in the UI, some not.
Over the course of it’s last ten version upgrades, Flow Designer has blossomed and matured into the automation powerhouse it is today. Even with the great strides that have already been made, Utah welcomes additional, novel functionality into Flow Designer that deserves a spotlight. Updates Associated Flows First, let’s draw some much-deserved to the backbone of Flow Designer - Actions! Actions are all of the pieces that make up a Flow, automating everything from creating child Tasks to integrating with third party applications.
The San Diego release brings us many powerful and cool tools in Flow Designer. Please, stop asking the question “When is Flow Designer going to have parity with legacy workflows?” We are SO past that point. Let’s take a look at a few of the new capabilities you get with Flow Designer in San Diego. Try Waaaaaay back in the Rome release (ok, last summer), we introduced a way to address failed flows, subflows, and actions with an Error Handler block at the bottom of the screen.
Flow vs Subflow A few months ago you might have “met” me when you read my blog post on GlideRecord vs GlideRecordSecure. For those that haven’t read that blog post, let me introduce myself! I’m Brittany, a Sr. Software Engineer at ServiceNow. I work on the backend of the Applicaton Template Framework. Templates power App Engine Studio and allow customers to quickly create experiences, logic, data and security functionality in their applications without writing any code.
Flow Designer is a great low-code way to automate your proceses, and IntegrationHub is the perfect companion to connect systems together. Both have been around for several releases - so what’s new in the Rome release? I’ve got the person who can tell us in this episode of Break Point. Topics 00:00 Welcome and introduction 03:54 Flow Designer 10:00 IntegrationHub 13:00 Introspection 16:01 OpenAPI Support 18:57 Single platform 21:44 New in Rome 24:11 Process Automation Designer 27:18 A couple last things 29:39 On the roadmap 37:31 Takeaways 39:11 Contact info 39:51 Outro Subscribe to Break Point Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Amazon Music Stitcher TuneIn RSS Check out the other ServiceNow podcasts.
Rome is upon us! Today we are going to look at what is changing in Flow Designer. Be sure to check out the Rome Release Resources post to see what else is coming in Rome and how to upgrade your PDI. Check out the release notes for Flow Designer here and all of Rome’s release notes here. Performance Especially on large flows (as in, flows that have more than 100 actions), you will see loading times in Rome that are four times faster than in Quebec!
The Rome release is coming! This is your chance to find out what hot new platform features are coming to make building on the platform easier than ever before. Join us as we take a look at some new features as well as updates to your favorites to make them even better! Topics 00:00 Welcome and introductions 06:14 App Engine 12:27 WebUX 19:34 Development and configuration 24:14 Workflows and integrations 28:55 Security 32:03 Platform foundation 36:57 Poll and Q & A 40:35 Takeaways and next episode 42:25 Reference information 42:50 Final Q & A Links Docs: Rome release notes Break Point podcast Community Developer portal Now Learning About: TechNow is a monthly show for ServiceNow admins, developers, and builders on a wide variety of platform features.
On this episode, join Brad and Chuck as they discover the low-code capabilities of Flow Designer. Watch and explore some examples how you can use light scripting in Flow Designer actions to get the results you need. Topics 00:00 Start 01:40 Welcome and introductions 03:40 Topic/problem introduction 06:05 Screenshare and app overview 08:02 Calculating the line item amount with a new flow 12:54 Scripting on a field value 16:28 Making fields read-only 20:28 Creating a custom action 29:48 Implementing the custom action 34:49 Q & A 37:35 Code snippet 39:10 Recap 40:20 Announcements 42:27 Send off Links Docs: Execution order of scripts and engines (Q) About: Creator Toolbox is a weekly show provided by the ServiceNow Developer Program.
Recent Learning Modules We are always looking to add relevant learning content to the Developer Site. At the end of the 2020, we released three new learning modules: Data Policies Notifications in Flow Designer Data Stream Actions NOTE: These links are for the learning modules on Quebec, which went into Early Availability on January 21. Use the release selector on the page to switch to Paris if you are working on the Paris release.