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Beth Massi is a Senior Program Manager on the Visual Studio team at Microsoft and a community champion for business application developers. Learn more about Beth.
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Check it out! We’ve got three brand new LightSwitch “How Do I” videos available on the LightSwitch Developer Center!
How Do I: Get Started with the LightSwitch Starter Kits?
In this video, see how you can get a jump start building applications using the LightSwitch Starter Kits. Starter Kits are project templates that help get you started building specific LightSwitch applications. You can download them right from the within Visual Studio and once installed they show up in your “New Project” dialog. Using the Starter Kits can help you learn about LightSwitch as well as get you started off right with a basic data model, queries and screens that you can customize further.
How Do I: Consume OData Services in a LightSwitch App?
One of the new features added to LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2012 is the ability to consume OData services. Odata stands for "Open Data Protocol" and is a standard protocol for accessing data over the web. Many businesses use OData today as a means of exchanging data easily. In this video, see how you can take advantage of OData services in order to enhance your application's functionality.
How Do I: Create OData Services with LightSwitch?
One of the new features added to LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2012 is the ability to create OData services. Odata stands for "Open Data Protocol" and is a standard protocol for accessing data over the web. OData services can then be consumed from a variety of clients from a variety of platforms. In this video, see how you can create and expose smart data services to other clients using LightSwitch.
You can see all of the available “How Do I” videos here. I’ve got more on the way so check back often.
I really enjoy the How Do I videos.
Keep them coming!! :-)
Beth: Thanks for these video's. We are using this product for our LOB departmental apps to track deployment of our software, employee info and many other thing. Long live LightSwitch. From your biggest fans at @MetroGenesis.
Thanks for these
Thanks for all of this, Beth. Really appreciate!!!
Beth you rock! I like you material. You are very smart.
Keep it flowing.