Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015

  • Authors
  • Tim Leung

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiii
  2. Introducing LightSwitch

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tim Leung
      Pages 3-14
    3. Tim Leung
      Pages 15-42
    4. Tim Leung
      Pages 43-72
    5. Tim Leung
      Pages 73-109
  3. Working with Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Tim Leung
      Pages 113-128
    3. Tim Leung
      Pages 129-165
    4. Tim Leung
      Pages 167-199
  4. Writing ScreenCode

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
  5. Refining Your Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Tim Leung
      Pages 305-328
    3. Tim Leung
      Pages 329-386
    4. Tim Leung
      Pages 387-406
    5. Tim Leung
      Pages 407-439
  6. Extending the Reach of Your Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 441-441

About this book


In this fully updated second edition, award-winning author Tim Leung explains how to build data-centric business applications for the desktop, cloud, web, and mobile devices in just a few clicks—with no code required—using Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015. This book explains the basics of Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015 plus new features and key advanced topics that every Microsoft developer needs to know to create modern data services and build clients that can run on multiple devices.

Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015 is a rapid application deployment tool that simplifies and shortens the time needed to develop business applications. The basics are very easily understood but more advanced users will hunger for more. How do you design complex layouts? How do you query data using LINQ and other syntax structures? How do you secure your application against malicious use? Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015 answers these questions and more as author Tim Leung—winner of a Microsoft 2011 Community Contributor Award for his LightSwitch expertise—covers this breakthrough product in detail. For serious developers building, enhancing, and deploying advanced business applications using LightSwitch makes sense because they can benefit from the elegance, convenience, and cost savings afforded by rapid application development before going beyond the "click-and-you're-done" interface to include the extra value and depth of coding expertise that their clients value.


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