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

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

LightSwitch Community & Content Rollup– July 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 some exciting extensions were released and the team continued educating the community on… Read more

Quick Tip: Getting LightSwitch Extensions to Install into Visual Studio 2013 Preview

So you want to try out Visual Studio 2013 Preview and test out the awesome new LightSwitch features on your own real projects, but you can’t because your extension(s) won’t install into the VS2013 preview. Here’s a tip on how you can force the extension to install. But first, some background…. Visual Studio LightSwitch extensions… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2012 Part 6: Go beyond the box. Customizing LightSwitch Apps with Extensions

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 6: More Control! Customizing the app with JavaScript & CSS (Coming Soon!) Visual Studio 2010: Part 6: I Feel Pretty! Customizing the "Look and Feel" with Themes Welcome to… Read more

New and Improved Office Integration Pack Extension for LightSwitch

I’ve been a big fan of Office development for a few years and have been keeping tabs on the free Office Integration Pack extension for LightSwitch from Grid Logic since it released almost a year ago. In fact, I used it in the latest VS 2012 version of my Contoso Construction sample application. Back in… Read more

Modernize Apps Look & Feel with Metro Studio and the Cosmopolitan Shell

One of the design goals for LightSwitch in Visual Studio 11 was to modernize the look and feel of the UI. Back in March the team released the beta of the LightSwitch Cosmopolitan Shell and Theme. This theme and shell provides a bunch of improvements over the default one like displaying a logo at the… Read more

LightSwitch in Visual Studio 11 Beta Resources

If you haven’t noticed the LightSwitch team has been releasing a lot of good content around the next version of LightSwitch in Visual Studio 11. We’ve created a page on the LightSwitch Developer Center with a list of key Beta resources for you. Check back to the page often as we add more content each… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch Part 6: I Feel Pretty! Customizing the "Look and Feel" with Themes

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 6: More Control! Customizing the app with JavaScript & CSS (Coming Soon) Visual Studio 2012: Part 6: Go beyond the box. Customizing LightSwitch Apps with Extensions Welcome to Part… Read more