Salesforce Lightning is the new improvised version of salesforce1 platform,delivering a Component based network and a powerful UI, making app development for developers more powerful,through its interactive structure automating business flows and integrating data seems like a quite easy and fast procedure.Lightning Experience is an application built with the point of view of sales ,with efficiency and database for maintaining contacts information.
Though,its providing a number of features but the highlight of lightning is : Activity Feed,Contextual Hovers,Opportunity Board,Customizable Dashboards ,other than these it involves 55 more Sales Cloud pages and 25 new features, totally designed to make the whole app development process easy ,fast and efficient.
An IDC White Paper sponsored by Salesforce estimates that Lightning reduces the time needed to bring apps to market by 70 percent. In fact, Lightning is the fastest way to build mobile apps.
Lightning has revolutionized the app structure with the help of its structure and app development process,App Builder to build app using Visual UI Components ;using drag and Drop,Process Builder for creating and visualizing Automated complex business processes,Schema Builder for making it easy for the developers to visualize the data model and making it easy for the business processes.,other than that Lightning Connect Allows users to integrate data from multiple sources to a single interface.
The real strength of lightning comes from its powerful yet simple interface,it allows developers to implement powerful functionality through its simple yet easy interface,providing people with opportunity of managing their business with out spending much on developing apps.