LightSwitch Concurrency Enhancements in Visual Studio 2012 (Eric Erhardt)

Many problems can occur in applications when multiple users are allowed to edit the same record at the same time.  Some simple applications take a “last edit wins” approach, where the last person to save their changes gets their changes applied in the end.  This has the obvious problem that any user who changed the… Read more

How to Create a RIA Service Wrapper for an Editable OData Source

Introduction LightSwitch has built-in support for SQL Server and SharePoint data sources. To access other data sources, you can write a custom WCF RIA DomainService. This post will show you how to read and write from an Odata Service by wrapping access to it in a DomainService. There are a couple limitations on the OData… Read more