Building Business Applications with LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012
- Posted: Jun 22, 2012 at 6:31AM
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Visual Studio LightSwitch is the simplest way to create business applications for the desktop and cloud. In Visual Studio 2012 we've opened up the LightSwitch application architecture by embracing the OData protocol, making LightSwitch also the simplest way to create a Data Service. LightSwitch continues to simplify the development process by letting you concentrate on the business logic, while LightSwitch handles the common tasks for you. In this demo-heavy session, see end-to-end how to build and deploy a data-centric business application using LightSwitch and how to leverage Data Services created with LightSwitch to make data and business logic available through other applications. In this session you'll gain an understanding of the LightSwitch application architecture and learn advanced techniques for customizing a LightSwitch application.
Jay Schmelzer is a Director of Program Management on the Visual Studio Team at Microsoft. Jay and his team are responsible for the Visual Studio design-time tools and runtime components used to build line of business applications. That includes the Visual Studio support for building Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint and Windows Azure solutions, Visual Studio LightSwitch and Visual Studio's data binding and data consumption experiences. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jay was a partner with a leading consulting firm and specialized in the design and development of enterprise applications.