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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015, Second Edition by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 19

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Creating Control Extensions

LightSwitch includes an extensibility framework that you can use to extend the capabilities of the design environment. By installing third-party extensions, you can add additional controls, screen templates, data sources, and business types to Visual Studio. I’ll begin this chapter by showing you how to install and use third-party extensions. Next, I’ll show you how to build custom control extensions. The topics that I’ll cover in this chapter include the following:

  • how to install extensions that are designed for previous versions of LightSwitch
  • how to build and deploy control extensions
  • how to enable developers ...

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