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Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch: E-book


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Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch
Author: Kunal Chowdhury

Price: $0.99     Add to Cart

Format: PDF, .MOBI, .EPUB
Number of pages: 77
Release date: July 2011


This e-book collects all 5 parts of SilverlightShow article series 'Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch', by Silverlight MVP Kunal Chowdhury.

From the author: Visual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement. 

Recently, I got some time to explore Visual Studio LightSwitch. I created a small DB application with proper data inserting UI within a small amount of time (without any XAML or C# code). Here in this e-book, I will guide you to understand it with the help of a small application. Read the complete e-book to learn about creating a Silverlight data driven application with the help of Visual Studio LightSwitch.  


Chapter 1: Working With New Data Entry Screen
    Setting up LightSwitch Environment
    Creating a LightSwitch Project
    Create a Database Table
    Create a Data Entry Screen
    See the Application in Action 
    Validation of Fields 
    More on Save
    Customize the Screen

Chapter 2: Working with Search Screen
    Create the Search Screen
    See the Application in Action
    Customizing the Search Screen
    Sorting the Records
    Customize the Name of the Screen
    Navigation and Export to Excel 

Chapter 3: Working with Editable DataGrid Screen
    Create the Editable DataGrid Screen
    See the Application in Action
    Edit a Record
    Create a New Record
    Validate the Record
    Delete a Record
    Filter & Export Records
    Customizing Screen

Chapter 4: Working with List and Details Screen
    Creating the List and Details Screen
    UI Screen Features
    Adding a New Table
    Creating the Validation Rules
    Adding Relationship between two tables
    Creating the new List and Details Screen
    Application in Action

Chapter 5: Working with Custom Validation
    Setting up the basic application
    Validating Fields
    See it in Action

About the author:

Kunal is a Microsoft MVP in Silverlight, currently working as a Software Engineer in Pune, India. He is a Silverlight enthusiastic and wants to work in Silverlight, WPF & Microsoft Surface. Apart from his daily office work, he spends a huge time on online communities. Writing articles, blogging, tweeting and answering to forums are some of his regular activities. He likes to share knowledge and learn newer things.
Follow him in his blog: http://www.kunal-chowdhury.com/
Follow his site: http://www.silverlight-zone.com/ for daily Silverlight related news.