Hi
Robert MacLean
Geek
@rmaclean
www.sadev.co.za
What are we going to see today

From zero to hero in LightSwitch
What is LightSwitch?
Toolset for development
Forms over data
Build applications quickly, consistently &
using proven pract...
Structure
SQL Server
Silverlight
SQL Azure
Data
Source

LightSwitch
Metadata

Your code

Exposed in
OData
HTML 5

LocalDB
...
Evolution
Shipped v1 in 2011 as an separate product. Focused on Silverlight.

Shipped v2 in 2012, part of VS 2012. Polishe...
It is just so easy
Build a board game voting system
Have some existing data
Expand with new data

Show how we build an adm...
Review
LightSwitch makes it
Easy to build forms over data
Easy to build HTML 5 app

Easy to build a SPA app
Easy to build ...
Thanks!

@rmaclean
www.sadev.co.za
The Microsoft Virtual Academy provides free online technical
training on the development scenarios that are important to
y...
Keep up to date & get promoted

Blogs.msdn.co
m/SouthAfrica

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@MSDevSA
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Windows Phone 8 application developers in
South Africa
•

Nokia & Microsoft mark...
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    1. 1. Hi Robert MacLean Geek @rmaclean www.sadev.co.za
    2. 2. What are we going to see today From zero to hero in LightSwitch
    3. 3. What is LightSwitch? Toolset for development Forms over data Build applications quickly, consistently & using proven practises
    4. 4. Structure SQL Server Silverlight SQL Azure Data Source LightSwitch Metadata Your code Exposed in OData HTML 5 LocalDB OData Custom On Premise Windows Azure SharePoint 2013 Office 365 Custom Client
    5. 5. Evolution Shipped v1 in 2011 as an separate product. Focused on Silverlight. Shipped v2 in 2012, part of VS 2012. Polished & improved. Shipped v3 in 2012, using VS 2012 update 2 – adds the HTML client. Shipped v4 in 2013, part of VS 2013. Focus is on the professional developer Next: Continuous Integration, Documents*
    6. 6. It is just so easy Build a board game voting system Have some existing data Expand with new data Show how we build an admin UI Show how we integrate a client
    7. 7. Review LightSwitch makes it Easy to build forms over data Easy to build HTML 5 app Easy to build a SPA app Easy to build REST services Easy to build WebAPI services Easy to build data driven clients, regardless of platform
    8. 8. Thanks! @rmaclean www.sadev.co.za
    9. 9. The Microsoft Virtual Academy provides free online technical training on the development scenarios that are important to your company and your career. • Visual Studio • SQL Server 2012 • Windows 8 • HTML5 • Windows Phone • XAML • App Development • Windows Azure • System Centre • Business Intelligence Register Today! www.MicrosoftVirtualAcademy.com
    10. 10. Keep up to date & get promoted Blogs.msdn.co m/SouthAfrica facebook.com /MSDevSA @MSDevSA
    11. 11. We are looking for the best Windows 8.1 / Windows Phone 8 application developers in South Africa • Nokia & Microsoft marketing support for your apps • Developer PR & highlights • Access to exclusive events • And more EMAIL US WITH YOUR DETAILS & LINKS TO PUBLISHED APPS Top App Dev Program appsza@microsoft.com
    12. 12. Give us your feedback Fill in your eval form
    13. 13. Tweet to Win #TechdaysZa

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