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  • Blog Post: How To Build an Office 365 Cloud Business App with Visual Studio 2013 (Andy Kung)

    Office 365 is an ideal business app platform providing a core set of services expected in today’s business apps and a central location for installing, discovering, and managing apps. Office 365 makes these business apps available where users already spend their time - in SharePoint and Office. Visual...
  • Blog Post: Solution Explorer Enhancements (Andy Kung, Kris Langohr)

    Last week we announced the availability of Visual Studio 2013 Preview and highlighted some improvements in this release of LightSwitch. One of which is the significant improvement of working with LightSwitch projects in the Solution Explorer. We will go over some of the enhancements in this article....
  • Blog Post: Creating a wizard-like experience for HTML client (Andy Kung)

    If you have been playing with the new HTML client, you will know that LightSwitch provides a built-in screen template for creating data. It allows user to input data via a modal dialog. In some scenarios, however, we’d much prefer to guide the user via a step-by-step wizard-like dialog. In this article...
  • Blog Post: Signed-In Part 5 – Search Screen and Dynamic UI (Andy Kung)

    Welcome to the last installment of the Signed-In app walkthrough! In case you missed the previous posts: Signed-In Part 1 – Introduction Signed-In Part 2 – Upcoming Events Screen Signed-In Part 3 – Guest List Screen Signed-In Part 4 – Authentication and Branding...
  • Blog Post: Signed-In Part 4 – Authentication and Branding (Andy Kung)

    Welcome to the 4 th installment of the Signed-In app walkthrough! Here are the previous posts: Signed-In Part 1 – Introduction Signed-In Part 2 – Upcoming Events Screen Signed-In Part 3 – Guest List Screen We have implemented all the functionalities of our Signed-In...
  • Blog Post: Signed-In Part 3 – Guest List Screen (Andy Kung)

    Welcome to part 3 of the Signed-In walkthrough! So far, we’ve got a mobile app that displays a list of upcoming events. It also allows you to add new events to the list. If you missed the previous posts you can read them here: Signed-In Part 1 – Introduction Signed-In Part 2 –...
  • Blog Post: Signed-In Part 2 – Upcoming Events Screen (Andy Kung)

    In the last post, we gave an overview of the Signed-In app we are going to build. We created a LightSwitch project and set up our data. In case you missed it: Signed-In Part 1 – Introduction Now, we’re ready to start designing the UI. Create the First Screen Right click on HTMLClient...
  • Blog Post: Signed-In Part 1 – Introduction (Andy Kung)

    Before I show you all the wonderful things about LightSwitch , let me tell you a little story behind this post. I’m a college football fan. During the football season, I’d attend the game watching events organized by the local alumni association. At every event, the organizer would pass around a sign...
  • Blog Post: Building a LightSwitch HTML Client: eBay Daily Deals (Andy Kung)

    With the release of the LightSwitch HTML Client Preview 2 , I’d like to take this opportunity to showcase the simple steps to get an HTML client up and running. The holiday season is now upon us. In this tutorial, we will create a simple HTML client to display daily deals from eBay. Something like...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 6 – Home Screen (Andy Kung)

    Hello LightSwitchers! I hope you’re all having fun and building cool stuff with RTM. In case you missed it, here are the previous posts: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 1 – Introduction Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 2 – Setting up Data Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 3 – User Permissions &...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 5 – Detail Screens (Andy Kung)

    This week I’ve been writing a series of articles on building the Course Manager Sample, if you missed them: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 1 – Introduction Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 2 – Setting up Data Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 3 – User Permissions &...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 4 – Implementing the Workflow (Andy Kung)

    Welcome to part 4 of the Course Manager series! If you missed the previous posts you can read them here: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 1 – Introduction Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 2 – Setting up Data Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 3 – User Permissions & Admin...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 3 – User Permissions & Admin Screens (Andy Kung)

    Welcome to part 3 of the Course Manager series! If you missed the previous posts you can read them here: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 1 – Introduction Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 2 – Setting up Data In Part 2, we created tables, relationships, queries, and learned some useful data customizations...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 2 – Setting up Data (Andy Kung)

    Yesterday, we gave an overview of the Course Manager sample and walked through some scenarios from end-user’s perspective . If you missed it: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 1 – Introduction We are now ready to start “reverse-engineering” and learning how to build Course Manager. We will kick off...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager VS 2012 Sample Part 1 – Introduction (Andy Kung)

    When we released Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 last year, we published a sample project called “Course Manager.” We also wrote a series of tutorials based on the sample. With the release of Visual Studio 2012, it is a good time to update the Course Manager tutorials and highlight some of the new features...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager Sample Part 6 – Home Screen (Andy Kung)

    Hello LightSwitchers! I hope you’re all having fun and building cool stuff with RTM. I apologize for the delay of this conclusion of the Course Manager series. In case you missed it, here are the previous posts: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Setting up data Part 3: User permissions & admin screens...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager Sample Part 5 – Detail Screens (Andy Kung)

    I’ve been writing a series of articles on the Course Manager Sample , if you missed them: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Setting up data Part 3: User permissions & admin screens Part 4: Implementing the workflow In Part 4 , we identified the main workflow we want to implement. We created screens to...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager Sample Part 4 – Implementing the Workflow (Andy Kung)

    NOTE: This article was written against Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 but has been updated for LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2012. To view the latest version click here . In Course Manager Sample Part 3 , we’ve set up a Desktop application with Windows authentication. We’ve created some...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager Sample Part 3 – User Permissions & Admin Screens (Andy Kung)

    NOTE: This article was written against Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 but has been updated for LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2012. To view the latest version click here . In Course Manager Sample Part 2 – Setting up Data , we created tables, relationships, queries, and learned some useful data...
  • Blog Post: LightSwitch Samples on the new Samples Gallery

    A couple months ago MSDN released a new site for samples where product teams and the community can contribute code. We’ve been popping team samples up there as well, just look for the LightSwitch Team author: Download LightSwitch Team Samples Here’s a description of the ones we have up there so far:...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager Sample Part 2 – Setting up Data (Andy Kung)

    NOTE: This article was written against Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 but has been updated for LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2012. To view the latest version click here . Last week, we gave an overview of the Course Manager sample and walked through some scenarios from end-user’s perspective...
  • Blog Post: Course Manager Sample Part 1 – Introduction (Andy Kung)

    NOTE: This article was written against Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 but has been updated for LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2012. To view the latest version click here . With the release of Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2, the team also published a sample project called “Course Manager.”...
  • Blog Post: Step-by-Step: How to Publish to Windows Azure (Andy Kung)

    UPDATE: These steps have been simplified with the release of Visual Studio 2012. Please see: Publishing LightSwitch Apps to Azure with Visual Studio 2012 -------------------------- One of the many features introduced in Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 is the ability to publish your app directly...
  • Blog Post: How to Programmatically Control LightSwitch UI (Andy Kung)

    Note: This article has been updated for Beta 2 on 3/17/2011 LightSwitch, by default, intelligently generates UI based on the shape of an entity. For example, adding an Employee entity to a screen might generate a TextBox for Employee.Name , a DatePicker for Employee.Birthdate , an Auto-Complete Box for...
  • Blog Post: How to Create a Many-to-Many Relationship (Andy Kung)

    Note: This article has been updated for Beta 2 on 3/17/2011 Many business applications require many-to-many relationships. For example, an author can write many books , and a book can be written by many authors . To model this relationship in LightSwitch, you need to create a mapping table for the 2...
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