Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 Released & July Content Rollup

Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 Released! The latest update for Visual Studio 2013 is now available for download.  You can read about all the new features on the Visual Studio blog, Soma’s blog and Brian Harry’s blog.  There are some important changes to the publishing of SharePoint apps.  Specifically, the autohosted app for SharePoint program… Read more

Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 – March 2014 Update

Today at SharePoint Conference 2014, the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 – March 2014 Update was made available to download. This update contains a ton of new features that improves support for Office 365 Cloud Business Apps and LightSwitch projects as well as apps for Office & SharePoint in Visual Studio 2013. Read… Read more

Visual Studio 2013 Released – Thank You LightSwitch Community!

Soma just announced that Visual Studio 2013 has been released to the web! Download Visual Studio 2013 We are super excited to get this release out the door and into your hands. Visual Studio 2013 contains a ton of new tools for developers to build best of breed, modern applications and services. WHAT’S NEW? For… Read more

Announcing LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate!

The release candidate for Visual Studio 2013 is available for download! The release candidate bundles many of the features we mentioned in the Visual Studio 2013 Preview—such as better support for team development and a refined Solution Explorer experience—with some noteworthy additions that were requested in the forums. Download: Visual Studio 2013 RC I am… Read more

Announcing LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

Fresh off the back of our recent April release of the LightSwitch HTML Client in VS2012 Update 2, the team is proud to follow up with more incremental value with the availability of Visual Studio 2013 Preview announced this week. For starters, all the goodness we released in VS2012 Update 2 is now part of… Read more

Announcing Runtime Update 1 – Supporting jQueryMobile 1.3

When we took a bet on jQuery, jQueryMobile, and datajs for our HTML client, we recognized that we’d need to adapt to the rapid release cadence these frameworks employ.  At the same time, we know that small issues in our application runtime can cause considerable strife.  Our response is to start delivering a series of… Read more

Announcing the Release of the LightSwitch HTML Client!

On behalf of the LightSwitch team, I am proud to announce the release of the LightSwitch HTML client in Visual Studio 2012 Update 2! It’s been an exciting journey for us and we thank you for all your valuable feedback that got us here. LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 (Note: if you are… Read more

Announcing a New Preview of the LightSwitch HTML Client

UPDATE 4/4/2013: We have released the HTML Client! See: Announcing the Release of the LightSwitch HTML Client! Today we are announcing a new updated preview of the LightSwitch HTML Client, which is now available as part of Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 CTP 4. (Users of the previous Preview 2 please read these important upgrade instructions). This… Read more

The Cosmopolitan shell and theme source code is released!

We’ve released the source code for the Cosmopolitan shell and theme, allowing you use the default LightSwitch 2012 shell and theme as starting points for your own custom shells and themes. You can download the source here. Custom LightSwitch shells and themes are topics that crop up commonly on customer visits and in the forums,… 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