A jump-start book and eBook to application development with Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch
A hands-on guide, packed with screenshots and step-by-step instructions and relevant background information—making it easy to build your own application with this book and ebook
Easily connect to various data sources with practical examples and easy-to-follow instructions
Create entities and screens both from scratch and using built-in templates
Query using built-in designer and by coding (both VB and C#)
Visual Studio LightSwitch is a new development tool for building business applications for the desktop, the web, and the cloud with ease. You can easily do most of the designing for your application, but for building business applications you need to acquire the right ski lls. With this book you will gain confidence in working with LightSwitch, and the skills you acquire will greatly help you to develop applications yourself.
This Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development book is dedicated to giving you hands-on experience, when it comes to developing applications on LightSwitch. Everything, right from downloading the software to creating your application to deploying it, is discussed extensively. All this is laid out in an easy to understand and step-by-step format.
You will learn how to set up your database and link to the data whether it is on a local or remote database. Once you know how to work with data, you will then learn to set up screens and use screen templates. Work with entities and LightSwitch specific data types; query and filter data with designer and code. Write simple and complex queries with and without writing code. You will also write custom code using the built-in event handlers.
No business softw are can function without addressing security issues and Visual Studio LightSwitch has a rock solid, deceptively simple way to handle security and you will learn to do this from scratch with ASP.NET. Once the application is built you will explore the different ways to deploy it.
Get familiar with Visual Studio LightSwitch application development—from exploring the user interface to deployment techniques