Using SharePoint Documents in LightSwitch HTML Client (Prem Ramanathan)

Visual Studio LightSwitch is a great development environment for writing line of business applications that provide a consistent mobile and desktop friendly user interface that talk to various data sources including ODATA, SharePoint and SQL. SharePoint has evolved as a great platform for sharing documents and files, but LightSwitch doesn’t provide any built-in way to… Read more

Overview of Data Validation in LightSwitch Applications (Prem Ramanathan)

Introduction In any application that accepts user input and stores it in a data store, the data needs to be validated. When it comes to relational databases, most of them today provide some form of validation. This includes constraints, data formatting, default values, etc. For example, you can’t store a non-numeric value in an integer… Read more