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Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Creating data entities in LightSwitch applications

Microsoft LightSwitch is order-made for displaying and manipulating business data. Data required for the application can be created in the Microsoft LightSwitch IDE, or existing data can be used by connecting to the external data source. In the following section, we will look at how to create application data by creating a table in the IDE. We will also look at creating entities from an external source.

Creating a table (or entity) in a LightSwitch application

It is very easy to create a table in a LightSwitch application as it is custom-made for such an activity. In this book, the words "Tables" and "Entities" are used interchangeably with tables being used in the context of a database while entities ...

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