Introduction

It’s possible to see many things in life as a journey, and writing a business application is no exception. On this particular journey, your goal is to build an application that fully works and meets the expectations of your users. Let’s imagine, for a moment, that the tool that builds your application represents your journey’s mode of transport. Using this analogy, I like to think of LightSwitch as a high-speed train because it allows you to reach your destination a lot faster than usual.

Speaking of trains, journeys are much more comfortable today than they were in the past. Modern carriages are Wi-Fi enabled and include tables and electrical sockets that you can plug your laptop into. There are even touch-screen displays that ...

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