Storing Images in Azure Blob Storage in a LightSwitch Application

LightSwitch has always had support for storing pictures in a database through its “Image” business type. However, often it is not feasible to store images in a database, due to size and/or accessibility. In this post I’ll show you how you can leverage Azure blob storage to store images used in your HTML client applications…. Read more

LightSwitch Community and Content Rollup–February 2014 (+March Update Released!)

A while back I started posting a monthly 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 know this is the February rollup but I can’t leave out what we did… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 6: More Control! Customizing the app with JavaScript & CSS

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 6: Go beyond the box. Customizing LightSwitch Apps with Extensions Visual Studio 2010: Part 6: I Feel Pretty! Customizing the "Look and Feel" with Themes Welcome to Part 6 of the Beginning… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions Visual Studio 2010: Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions Welcome to Part 5 of the Beginning LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013… Read more

LightSwitch Community & Content Rollup- November 2013

A while back I started posting a monthly 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. November was another exciting month with the Visual Studio Launch event and MVP summit taking… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 4: Too much information! Sorting and Filtering Data with Queries

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 4: Too much information! Sorting and Filtering Data with Queries Visual Studio 2010: Part 4: Too much information! Sorting and Filtering Data with Queries Welcome to Part 3 of the Beginning LightSwitch… Read more

LightSwitch Community & Content Rollup- October 2013

A while back I started posting a monthly 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. This month was an exciting month – we did it! We released Visual Studio 2013…. Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 3: Screen Templates, Which One Do I Choose?

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 3: Screen Templates, Which One Do I Choose? Visual Studio 2010: Part 3: Screen Templates, Which One Do I Choose? Welcome to Part 3 of the Beginning LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 2: Feel the Love – Defining Data Relationships

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 2: Feel the Love – Defining Data Relationships Visual Studio 2010: Part 2: Feel the Love – Defining Data Relationships Welcome to Part 2 of the Beginning LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 1: What’s in a Table? Describing Your Data

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 1: What’s in a Table? Describing Your Data Visual Studio 2010: Part 1: What’s in a Table? Describing your Data Welcome to Part 1 of the Beginning LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013… Read more