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

New Office Integration Pack Extension Released to CodePlex

If you haven’t noticed, Grid Logic has been working on a new version of the Office Integration Pack and has opened up source code for community contributions on CodePlex! http://officeintegration.codeplex.com/ Released last year, the Office Integration Pack is a LightSwitch extension that makes it easy to manipulate the 2010 versions of Excel, Word and Outlook… Read more

Excel Importer Updated for Web Applications

The most common feedback that we’ve heard about the Excel Import extension is that it doesn’t work for web applications.  Since we can’t access Excel from a web application, we’ve updated the extension to import data from CSV files in this situation.  For details on using the extension, please see How to Import Data from… Read more

How to Email Appointments from a LightSwitch Application (Beth Massi)

I’ve written a couple How-To posts recently on my blog that show a couple different ways you can send meeting requests and appointments from a LightSwitch application. The first technique automates Outlook via COM from the client-side from a button on a screen. Use this solution if users have Outlook installed and you want to… Read more