Introduction

We've designed this book to show you how to write professional applications using Microsoft LightSwitch.

As software developers, we understand how difficult it is to develop software in real life. End users expect their applications to be reliable, functional, and polished. They'll also have preferences in terms of how they want their application to look and feel.

To help you meet these real-life expectations, we've focused this book on many of the typical scenarios that customers or clients will ask of you. For example, we'll show you how to perform various tasks that are not natively supported. These include creating reports, sending email, and working with data in nonstandard ways.

To make life easy for you, LightSwitch hides ...

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