CHAPTER 1

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Introducing LightSwitch

When I first began working in LightSwitch, I was mystified at how everything worked. Although you can build applications quickly, easily, and with minimal effort, this simplicity is possible only because LightSwitch abstracts away much of the internal workings and plumbing code. At first, this isn’t a problem, because there’s no need to understand what happens beneath the surface. But as your applications become more complex and sophisticated, application development makes more sense if you understand how both the underlying architecture and the build process work. Therefore, this chapter will provide an overview ...

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