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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015, Second Edition by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 20

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Creating Data and Presentation Extensions

In the previous chapter, I introduced the topic of extension projects and showed you how to build control extensions. In this chapter, I’ll describe the remaining extension types that are available with the Extensibility Toolkit. Specifically, I’ll show you how to do the following:

  • create business type and data-source extensions
  • create screen template extensions
  • create shell and theme extensions

At the start of this chapter, I’ll show you how to build a business type to store time-duration data. This business type will include custom validation and a custom control. Developers can configure ...

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