PacktLib: Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development

Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Getting Started with Microsoft LightSwitch

What is Visual Studio LightSwitch and who is the target audience?

Basic architecture of a VSLS application

Installing Microsoft LightSwitch

Installing the databases used in the book

Summary

References

Microsoft LightSwitch IDE and Architecture

Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 application architecture

Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 IDE

Exploring the LightSwitch Project

Summary

References

Accessing data from a VSLS Application

WCF RIA service

Creating data entities in LightSwitch applications

Creating data entities using an external data source

Summary

References

Screens in VSLS application

Screens, data, and visual presentation

Microsoft LightSwitch screens

Summary

References

Working with Entities

Entities in Microsoft LightSwitch

Summary

References

Querying and Filtering Data

Querying in LightSwitch

Querying a Single Entity

Querying multiple entities

Querying a query

Summary

References

Writing Code in Microsoft LightSwitch

Getting started with writing code

Writing and testing code targeting the entity

Writing and testing screen-related code

Writing custom queries using code

Summary

References

Authentication and Authorization in Microsoft LightSwitch

Authentication schemes

Access permission

User Management

Summary

References

Deploying LightSwitch Applications

Publishing and maintaining a two-tier desktop application

Publishing to Web

Publishing a three-tier application

Publishing application to Windows Azure

Creating a package for publication

Summary

About using project download from thePackt site

Reference

Troubleshooting, Debugging, Custom Controls, and Extensions

Troubleshooting

Debugging LightSwitch applications

Adding custom controls to LightSwitch

Extensions

Summary

References

Index