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Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015

Authors: Leung, Tim

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  • Build business applications quickly by using the Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015 development tool. LightSwitch is a rapid application deployment tool that provides a simplified development environment, enabling you to be more productive as a developer. Learn the basics of Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015 plus key advanced topics that every Microsoft developer needs to know to build robust, data-centric applications for the desktop, cloud, web and mobile devices.
  • This is the first book on the market to cover Lightswitch 2015's features in detailed step by step fashion. Written by Tim Leung—winner of a Microsoft Community Contributor Award for his LightSwitch expertise
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0766-6
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Softcover $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0767-3
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About this book

In this fully updated second edition, award-winning author Tim Leung explains how to build data-centric business applications for the desktop, cloud, web, and mobile devices in just a few clicks—with no code required—using Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015. This book explains the basics of Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015 plus new features and key advanced topics that every Microsoft developer needs to know to create modern data services and build clients that can run on multiple devices.

Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015 is a rapid application deployment tool that simplifies and shortens the time needed to develop business applications. The basics are very easily understood but more advanced users will hunger for more. How do you design complex layouts? How do you query data using LINQ and other syntax structures? How do you secure your application against malicious use? Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015 answers these questions and more as author Tim Leung—winner of a Microsoft 2011 Community Contributor Award for his LightSwitch expertise—covers this breakthrough product in detail. For serious developers building, enhancing, and deploying advanced business applications using LightSwitch makes sense because they can benefit from the elegance, convenience, and cost savings afforded by rapid application development before going beyond the "click-and-you're-done" interface to include the extra value and depth of coding expertise that their clients value.


What You Will Learn:

  • Build Desktop and HTML5 business applications for PC or mobile devices
  • Create compelling user interfaces that can support multiple languages
  • Fine tune your application with C#, VB.NET, JQuery, JavaScript, and CSS code
  • Integrate with mapping, GPS, and location services
  • Provide email notification, and Microsoft Office compatible data exports
  • Enable users to carry out advanced searches on data
  • Build screen controls that you can share with other developers

About the authors

Tim Leung is a professional software developer based in England. For the past 12 years, he has specialized in enterprise application development using products from the Microsoft technology stack. In particular, he possesses deep knowledge of the Microsoft .NET Framework and SQL Server. He is an active member of the U.K. developer community and often delivers presentations on technical topics. He is also a chartered member of the British Computer Society. He is passionate about the concept of rapid application development and was awarded the Microsoft Community Contributor Award in 2011 for contributions to the LightSwitch community.

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eBook $44.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0766-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0767-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Visual Studio Lightswitch 2015
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Tim Leung
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-0766-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-0766-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-0767-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXXIII, 853
Number of Illustrations and Tables
872 b/w illustrations
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