Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 is a rapid application deployment tool that lets power users and administrators build data-centric business applications for the desktop, cloud, and Web in just a few clicks, with no code required. But more advanced developers and business users will hunger for more: how do you design complex screens? How do you query data using LINQ and other syntax structures? How do you secure your application?
Pro Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 Development answers these questions and more as authors Tim Leung and Yann Duran—both awarded Microsoft 2011 Community Contributor Awards for their LightSwitch expertise—cover this breakthrough product and its operations and structure under the covers.
For serious developers building, enhancing and deploying advanced business applications using LightSwitch, Pro Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 Development is the guide for going beyond the "click-and-you're-done" interface, while still maintaining the elegance and convenience of rapid application development.
1 Forms Over Data, and Beyond
2 Working With Visual Studio
3 Designing Data
4 Accessing Data
5 Validating Data
6 Querying Data
7 Creating and Using RIA Services
8 Creating and Using Screens
9 Creating and Using Custom Controls
10 Creating and Using Extensions
11 Creating and Displaying Reports
12 Creating and Sending Emails
13 Authenticating Your Users
14 Authorizing Your Users
15 Auditing What Your Users Do
16 Deploying Your Application
17 When Things Don't Go Quite Right