UPDATE 4/4/2013: We have released the HTML Client! Please see this post for updated information & resources: LightSwitch HTML Client & SharePoint Resources–Get Started Building HTML5 Business Apps Today!
Today CTP4 of Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 released which now also includes the LightSwitch HTML Client Preview! Take a look at John’s announcement on the team blog for release details and what’s new.
Here’s how to get started:
1- Uninstall Preview 2
If you installed the previous HTML Client Preview 2 then you’ll need to uninstall it before you install CTP4. You’ll also need to make some changes to your Preview 2 projects in order to upgrade them properly to CTP4. Please read:
2- Download & Install Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 CTP4
The LightSwitch HTML Client Preview is now included in the Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 CTP4. For a full list of new features & bug fixes contained in the CTP4 please read this KB Article.
3- Work Through the Updated Tutorials
We updated our tutorials with a lot of the new goodies in this release. Even if you’ve gone through these before, check out the updated walkthroughs to give you a good feel for the new capabilities and changes.
4- Ask Questions and Give Feedback in the Forum
The team is listening! Head on over to the HTML Client Preview forum for troubleshooting, questions and discussions – the team is there to help.
5 – Explore More Resources
Check out the HTML Client Resources page on the Developer Center which has links to the download, important documentation and other resources. Point folks here to get everything they need!
Stay tuned to the LightSwitch Team Blog for more detailed posts rolling out over the next several weeks that dig into all the awesome new capabilities! We are truly excited to get this preview into your hands, please let us know what you think!