Creating Control Extensions

  • Tim Leung


LightSwitch includes an extensibility framework that you can use to extend the capabilities of the design environment. By installing third-party extensions, you can add additional controls, screen templates, data sources, and business types to Visual Studio. I’ll begin this chapter by showing you how to install and use third-party extensions. Next, I’ll show you how to build custom control extensions. The topics that I’ll cover in this chapter include the following:


Dependency Property Visual Studio Control Extension Property Sheet Display Property 
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© Tim Leung 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Leung
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  1. 1.BerkshireUK

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