Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015, 2nd Edition is published by Apress on December 18, 2015. This book has 853 pages in English, ISBN-10 148420767X, ISBN-13 978-1484207673. PDF, EPUB is available for download below.
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.
What you’ll learn
- Build Desktop and HTML5 business applications for PC or mobile devices
- Create compelling user interfaces that can support multiple languages
- Integrate with mapping, GPS, and location services
- Provide email notification, and Microsoft Office compatible data exports
- Enable users to carry out advanced searches on data
- Build screen controls that you can share with other developers
- Host your application in the Cloud, SharePoint, or a local server
Who this book is for
This is a book designed for any software developer who wants to take advantage of the rapid application deployment (RAD) experience offered by LightSwitch. It is ideal reading for those wanting to build and design applications correctly from the onset. Developers who have grasped the basics of LightSwitch and are looking to do more will benefit greatly from this book. Anyone struggling to design complex screens and queries in order to meet user requirements will find the answers in this book.