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Pro Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 Development by Yann Duran, Tim Leung

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C H A P T E R  15

Auditing What Your Users Do

Auditing is sometimes also called change tracking, but that's really only one part of the auditing process. Put simply, auditing is who did what, and when they did it. That can be adding, modifying, deleting, or even viewing data.

When you discover a problem with an entity's details, it's extremely helpful to be able to see who it was that added or edited the entity, and also when, in order to be able to ask questions about the information.

LightSwitch doesn't come with any out-of-the box way of tracking these details, so we need to create our own.

For some businesses it's just as important to know who's been viewing information as it is to know what changes have been made to it. Although a certain ...

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