Introduction

When I look back at the time that I have spent with LightSwitch, the product almost feels like a child of mine. I started using LightSwitch during the beta version when the product was in its infancy. Through the years, I’ve seen LightSwitch grow to be the mature product that it is today.

The early years were exciting. The concept was revolutionary, and there was a great buzz around the product. However, the documentation was poor, which inspired me to write the first edition of this book. I wanted to share my experience and to help developers avoid making the same mistakes that I made.

As developers began using LightSwitch and as market conditions changed, the product adapted to meet the changing environment. As an example, the ...

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