Getting LightSwitch Web App Memory Dumps and so much more using KUDU

There’s an nice little diagnostic tool that is available for all Windows Azure Web Sites that I came across called KUDU. KUDU is one of those neat little things that is developed here at Microsoft that I seem to just accidentally stumble into (like SignalR). So in this blog, I’m going to give a brief…

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HTML Upload Control For LightSwitch SharePoint Apps!

-(And it’s available through NuGet!) For a while now I’ve been seeing quite a few requests from users for a simple, pluggable, HTML Control that can be used to upload files in a LightSwitch application. What I’m going to do here is show you how you can use a NuGet package to add an HTML…

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ASP.NET SignalR and LightSwitch (VS 2012 Update 2, VS 2013 and later)!!!

 Update – I uploaded the code and project to MSDN Code Gallery here: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/LightSwitch-and-SignalR-4d7ff7a8   I have updated the article to work with the latest version of SignalR on NuGet (which is currently version 2.0.3) – also feel free to test out this feature here on this website we made to show off SignalR with LightSwitch: http://signalrlightswitchapp.azurewebsites.net/htmlclient/ …

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How Do I: Import and Store a Data File

Today’s post is going to be a short one about how to import a file through a Visual Studio LightSwitch application (Desktop or Web) and store the data on the backend (e.g. SQL Server). Sometimes we want to upload files in binary format and store them in the database, like a Word document or PDF…

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How Do I: Import Data While Running a LightSwitch Web Application

Importing data into a Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch application can be a bit tricky, especially if we are talking about a LightSwitch web application.  Since I’ve heard several people ask how to import data using a web application, I figured now would be a good time to blog about this. I’m going to teach you…

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