CHAPTER 3

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Building HTML Applications

Given the wide adoption of tablet and smartphone devices in corporate environments, a crucial part of application design is mobile support. LightSwitch can help you with this task. With LightSwitch, the HTML client applications you build are HTML5 compliant and fully optimized to operate on mobile devices. In this chapter, I’ll introduce the topic of HTML client application design and show you how to do the following:

  • create screens to display lists of data and individual records
  • lay out screens, use data-entry controls, and use data-picker controls
  • construct menu navigation items and provide links to open ...

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