LightSwitch Beta 2 Content Rollup

Well it’s been 10 days since we released Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 and we’ve been working really hard to get all of our samples, “How Do I” videos, articles and blog posts updated to reflect Beta 2 changes. Yes, that’s right. We’re going through all of our blog posts and updating them so folks won’t get confused when they find the posts later down the road. You will see notes at the top of them that indicate whether the information only applies to Beta 1 or has been updated to Beta 2 (if there’s no notes, then it applies to both).  Check them out, a lot of the techniques have changed. I especially encourage you to watch the “How Do I” videos again.

So here’s a rollup of Beta 2 content that’s been done, reviewed, or completely redone from the team. You will find all this stuff categorized nicely on the new LightSwitch Learning Center into Getting Started, Essential and Advanced Topics. We add more each week!

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Developer Center:

How Do I Videos:

#1 – How Do I: Define My Data in a LightSwitch Application?
#2 – How Do I: Create a Search Screen in a LightSwitch Application?
#3 – How Do I: Create an Edit Details Screen in a LightSwitch Application?
#4 – How Do I: Format Data on a Screen in a LightSwitch Application?
#5 – How Do I: Sort and Filter Data on a Screen in a LightSwitch Application?
#6 – How Do I: Create a Master-Details (One-to-Many) Screen in a LightSwitch Application?
#7 – How Do I: Pass a Parameter into a Screen from the Command Bar in a LightSwitch Application?
#8 – How Do I: Write business rules for validation and calculated fields in a LightSwitch Application?
#9 – How Do I: Create a Screen that can Both Edit and Add Records in a LightSwitch Application?
#10 – How Do I: Create and Control Lookup Lists in a LightSwitch Application?
#11 – How Do I: Set up Security to Control User Access to Parts of a Visual Studio LightSwitch Application?

Blogs:

Data

Screens

Queries

Office

Deployment

Tips, Tricks & Gotchas

Security

Architecture

Customization & Extensibility

Samples:

Training:

Channel 9:

Enjoy! (now back to work…)