Differences between Workflow, Flow and Process Builder in Salesforce?

Salesforce offers various tools to automate business processes using Workflow Rule, Flow and Process Builder.

Below is the main Differences between Workflow, Flow and Process Builder in Salesforce:

Items# Workflow Flow Process Builder
Visual designer Not available Available Available
Starts when A record is created or edited
  • The user clicks on a custom button/link
  • A Process starts
  • Apex is called
  • Inline Visualforce page
  • The user accesses a custom tab
A record is created or edited
Supports time-based actions? Yes Yes Supported, but only one scheduled-actions per criteria. This means that in the same Process.

For More Details: https://help.salesforce.com/apex/HTViewHelpDoc?id=process_which_tool.htm&language=en_US

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