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Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Microsoft LightSwitch screens

The screens in Microsoft LightSwitch Beta 2 (listed here) cover a majority of business needs, especially those of small businesses. In RTM also, you find the same screens appearing in slightly different order than in Beta 2:

  • New Data Screen
  • Search Data Screen
  • Details Screen
  • Editable Grid Screen
  • List and Details Screen

The data for these screens by default uses all the data in the data source but it is also possible to create screens based on queries against the data source. At runtime, the screen is displayed in the browser and if there is no screen created at design time, the browser displays a blank screen with just the Save and Refresh buttons disabled. In addition to these out-of-the box templates, it is also possible ...

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