How to Build a Cloud Business App with SAP Data

For the Office Developer Tools – March 2014 Update, we’ve added several new features that enhance the experience for connecting to enterprise data sources. Whether you are building a LightSwitch app or a Cloud Business App, you can now create a line of business app that: Connects to SAP as a first-class data source. Allows… Read more

Using the LightSwitch ServerApplicationContext API (Matt Evans)

The ServerApplicationContext API is a new feature in LightSwitch, available with Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 or later, which allows you to create entirely new ways to call custom business logic on the LightSwitch Server, using the same rich API you’re used to working with on the server tier. We previewed this API in the… Read more

MSDN Magazine: Securing Access to LightSwitch Applications

Let’s face it: Implementing application security can be daunting. Luckily, Visual Studio LightSwitch makes it easy to manage permissions-based access control in line-of-business (LOB) applications, allowing you to build applications with access-control logic to meet the specific needs of your business. In this month’s issue of MSDN Magazine we’ve got a feature article on LightSwitch… Read more