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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015, Second Edition by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 18

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Sending Email

One way to usefully extend your application is to add email support. With email, you can deliver alerts and notifications. You can also build application features that users can use to send messages directly from a LightSwitch screen. In this chapter, I’ll show you how to do the following:

  • send notifications from the server
  • create an email service to allow users to send messages from screens
  • use client code to automate Microsoft Outlook

To demonstrate how to add notification capabilities to your application, I’ll show you how to send a message when the status of an issue changes to “closed.” Next, I’ll show you how to ...

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