Trip Report: Eastern Canada LightSwitch Speaking Tour

Wow! What a great trip! I got back late last week from an amazing 10-day tour through eastern Canada (and Vermont) spreading the LightSwitch love. Thanks to all the user group leaders, conference organizers, and friends who made this trip possible. I was happy to see the great turnout at all the events and warm… Read more

LightSwitch Community & Content Rollup–November 2012

Last year I started posting a rollup of interesting community happenings, content, samples and extensions popping up around Visual Studio LightSwitch. If you missed those rollups you can check them all out here: LightSwitch Community & Content Rollups. I realize I’m a couple days late for this one but I’ve been travelling a lot lately…. Read more

New LightSwitch VS 2012 “How Do I?” Videos Released!

Check it out! We just released a couple new videos on the LightSwitch Developer Center’s “How Do I?” video section. These videos continue the Visual Studio 2012 series where I walk through the new features available in LightSwitch in VS 2012. How Do I: Perform Automatic Row-Level Filtering of Data? In this video, see how… Read more

Building an HTML Client for a LightSwitch Solution in 5 Minutes

If you haven’t heard, we released the HTML Client Preview 2 last week which adds the ability to create HTML5/JavaScript based clients to your LightSwitch solutions. I thought it would be a good exercise to add an HTML companion application to my Contoso Construction sample to demonstrate just how quickly you can build these clients…. Read more

Getting Started with the LightSwitch HTML Client Preview 2

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!   If you haven’t heard, we released the HTML Client Preview 2 yesterday morning! This release is part of the Office Tools Preview 2 release that… Read more

LightSwitch Community & Content Rollup–October 2012

Last year I started posting a rollup of interesting community happenings, content, samples and extensions popping up around Visual Studio LightSwitch. If you missed those rollups you can check them all out here: LightSwitch Community & Content Rollups. October was relatively quiet on the LightSwitch front personally for me. I went on a week long… Read more

Speaking in San Diego this November

In November I’ll be speaking down in sunny (hopefully) San Diego! On November 6th I’ll be speaking to the San Diego .NET Developers Group and then later I’ll be the guest star at the .NET Rocks Visual Studio 2012 Launch Road Trip on November 27th. If you’re in the area, come on out! Here are… Read more

Easily Deploy Your LightSwitch Apps to Azure Websites in Minutes

As part of my demo preps for all the conferences I’ve spoken at recently I’ve been deploying my LightSwitch apps to Azure websites and I can honestly say that it is by far the easiest way to get a LightSwitch application up and running. Of course you can always manually set up your own server,… Read more

Eastern Canada Speaking Tour – Coming to a City Near You This Winter!

Starting in early December I’ll be on the road delivering Visual Studio LightSwitch training to cities in Eastern Canada & Vermont. Yes, that’s right, a small Italian woman from California travelling through Canada in the dead of winter – anyone want to sponsor a good jacket for me? ;-) The plan is to hit some… Read more

Trip Report–DevReach Bulgaria & Silicon Valley Code Camp

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at DevReach in Sofia Bulgaria. I’ve spoken at DevReach before and it’s always a great conference organized by Telerik. What I like most about it is that there tends to be more women at this conference than I am used to seeing in the states — very… Read more