Querying Your Data
Along with tables and screens, queries play an important role in LightSwitch application design. They allow you filter records, display a subset of records, build search screens, and to show other significant pieces of information.
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to
- Filter and sort data by using the graphical designer
- Write server-side and client-side queries using .NET and LINQ code
- Create global filter values that you can reuse in multiple queries
LightSwitch provides a designer that allows you to build a query graphically. If the graphical designer isn’t able to produce your desired output, you can apply filters ...