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

How to Assign Users, Roles and Permissions to a LightSwitch HTML Mobile Client

I’ve gotten a few questions lately on how to assign user permissions to a LightSwitch HTML mobile app so I thought I’d post a quick How To. The short answer is you need to deploy a desktop client to perform the security administration for your application. Typically an administration console also manages other types of… Read more

LightSwitch Tip: A Simple Way to Check User Permissions from the HTML Client

UPDATE 4/17: If you’re not afraid to write some code, here’s a more robust way to get all the user permissions with one database call into the HTML client and use via JavaScript on any screen: Using LightSwitch ServerApplicationContext and WebAPI to Get User Permissions —————- Those of you that have been working with LightSwitch… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2012 Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2012 version of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For other versions see: Visual Studio 2013 & HTML Client: 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… Read more

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

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2010 version of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For other versions see: Visual Studio 2013 & HTML Client: Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions Visual Studio 2012: Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions Welcome to Part 5 of the Beginning LightSwitch series!… Read more

Implementing Security in a LightSwitch Application

NOTE: This information applies to LightSwitch Beta 1 ONLY. For Beta 2, please read the Beta 2 Deployment Guide.  Last post I showed you how to deploy a 3-tier Beta 1 LightSwitch application to a Windows 7 or Windows 2008 machine running IIS 7. As I mentioned in that post a few times the team… Read more