Grid Logic has released a LightSwitch extension that helps you work with Microsoft Office called the Office Integration Pack. This extension makes it easy for LightSwitch developers to manipulate the 2010 versions of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook in a variety of ways common in desktop business applications. Create documents, PDFs, spreadsheets, email and appointments using data from your LightSwitch applications. This extension is completely FREE and includes source code!
You can download and install the Office Integration Pack directly from Visual Studio LightSwitch via the Extension Manager or you can download it manually from the Visual Studio Gallery.
Available downloads include:
- Office Integration Pack Extension
- Office Integration Pack Sample and Documentation
- Office Integration Pack Full Source Code
For more details about the Office Integration Pack see Grid Logic’s website: http://www.gridlogic.com/OfficeIntegrationPack