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Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Chapter 2. Microsoft LightSwitch IDE and Architecture

This chapter covers the architectural features of Visual Studio LightSwitch application including the underpinning .NET Framework reference, as well as the details of the platform IDE.

Topics to be covered:

  • Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 application architecture
  • Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 IDE
  • Exploring the LightSwitch Project

Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 application architecture

In the previous chapter we looked at the model, the building blocks, and the designers. And in this section, we will look at how they are integrated.

Microsoft LightSwitch is built with long-term integrity in mind and it comprises three distinct tiers housed in the LightSwitch Shell (the interface the user encounters ...

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