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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2012 by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 3

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Introducing Silverlight Screen Design

Users of your application will spend most of their time interacting with it through screens. So no matter how well you’ve designed other aspects of your application, screen design is the single factor that determines how users perceive your application.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to

  • Create screens, lay out controls, and configure screen navigation
  • Present data using built-in controls
  • Modify the appearance of screen items

This chapter shows you how to create a search screen in the HelpDesk application that allows users to find records about engineers. Once a user finds a record, you’ll ...

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