New LightSwitch VS 2012 “How Do I?” Videos Released! (Beth Massi)

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 we 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 a LightSwitch HTML Client: eBay Daily Deals (Andy Kung)

With the release of the LightSwitch HTML Client Preview 2, I’d like to take this opportunity to showcase the simple steps to get an HTML client up and running. The holiday season is now upon us. In this tutorial, we will create a simple HTML client to display daily deals from eBay. Something like this:… Read more

A New API for LightSwitch Server Interaction: The ServerApplicationContext (Joe Binder)

Although the team has focused on building the LightSwitch HTML client and SharePoint 2013 applications recently, supporting existing scenarios remains a top priority. We’ve tried to balance our new investments with solutions to roadblocks and pain points in Visual Studio 2012 that we’ve heard consistently through the forums and through direct customer chats. Some of… Read more

New LightSwitch HTML Client APIs (Stephen Provine)

Following the recent announcement of the LightSwitch HTML Client Preview 2, we are excited to introduce a set of additional APIs that allow further control over the behavior and capabilities of a LightSwitch HTML-based application. You can download Preview 2 from the Developer Center. The APIs we included as part of the June Preview primarily… Read more

Announcing LightSwitch HTML Client Preview 2!

We are pleased to announce an updated preview of the LightSwitch HTML Client!  The overly positive feedback we received following our first preview last June for building HTML5-based, touch-optimized mobile business applications has truly been energizing – thank you for your constructive feedback and support as we continue to develop this important release.  Here’s a… Read more

//BUILD Session: Building Connected Business Applications with Visual Studio LightSwitch

Friday, John Stallo, Lead Program Manager of the LightSwitch team, did a session at //BUILD that is now available online. We’re very excited about the LightSwitch HTML Client and the direction we’re taking the product. Check out John’s presentation to learn more. Watch: Building Connected Business Applications with Visual Studio LightSwitch With the recent addition… Read more