As Microsoft's newest offering for simplifying application development, LightSwitch opens the development door to creating applications without writing code. This introductory, full-color book shows you how to quickly create, modify, and distribute information for your business with LightSwitch. Packed with simple example programs, this beginner-level resource guides you through a complete small business application using LightSwitch to demonstrate the capabilities of this exciting new tool.
You'll explore the most common application development issues that developers encounter on a daily basis and learn how LightSwitch makes them easier to handle with solutions that streamline application development without requiring code.
- Gets you started with Visual Studio LightSwitch, Microsoft's newest offering for simplifying application development
- Shows you how to prepare a LightSwitch application and looks at the technologies behind a LightSwitch application
- Addresses working with simple data screens, working with master-detail data screens, and using exciting SQL server data
- Looks at deploying applications, using SharePoint 2010 lists, and extending Visual Studio LightSwitch
If you're ready to simplify the application development process without writing a piece of code, then this is the book for you!