Enhancing LightSwitch Controls with jQuery Mobile (Michael Zlatkovsky)

UPDATED on AUGUST 1, 2013 based on Visual Studio 2012 and Update 3. One of my favorite things about the LightSwitch HTML Client is how easy it is to create forms over data the “LightSwitch way”, and then jump straight into HTML for a bit of custom tweaking.  Because the HTML Client makes use of… Read more

Custom Controls and Data Binding in the LightSwitch HTML Client (Joe Binder)

Custom JavaScript controls allow you to create user experiences that are tailored to specific use cases and business needs. Given the wealth of code samples, control frameworks, and partner control offerings available today, we wanted to ensure that existing controls could be used as-is within the LightSwitch HTML client. Having heard some great feedback through… Read more

Finding Your LightSwitch Produced OData Services in Visual Studio 2012 (Matt Sampson)

Matt Sampson has a new blog today that covers how to find your OData Services that LightSwitch produces, and then how to create a custom Silverlight control for your LightSwitch screens that easily enables you to find these OData Services. Check out the blog post – Finding Your LightSwitch Produced OData Services. Thanks all – Matt Sampson… Read more

Using Custom Controls to Enhance LightSwitch Application UI (Karol Zadora-Przylecki)

Check it out, this month’s CoDe Magazine is featuring Karol’s article on how to enhance your LightSwitch applications with custom controls: Using Custom Controls to Enhance LightSwitch Application UI Creating custom controls for LightSwitch is as simple as creating Silverlight controls and Karol shows a few examples of how to incorporate them into your LightSwitch… Read more

Using Custom Controls to Enhance Your LightSwitch Application UI – Part 1 (Karol Zadora-Przylecki)

Visual Studio LightSwitch provides a set of standard UI controls for displaying application data. These controls include common Windows UI elements like text boxes, as well as controls tailored for the data entry and editing tasks (like address viewer or data grid). Many applications can be built with only standard LightSwitch controls, but there are… Read more