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Today we have completed 3rd month of our activity in Silverlight-Zone.com and continuously trying to improve it. We are regularly updating the site with latest news on Silverlight, Windows Phone 7, LightSwitch, XAML, Expression Blend, XNA etc.

We are also publishing all those entries to Twitter and Facebook, whenever a new post has been submitted, keeping all followers up-to date. Find out more about March 2011 in this post.

Published by on under ExpressionBlend | LightSwitch

Visual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a Data Source without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement.

 

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LightSwitch is currently in it's Beta 2 stage. Read this post to know about the installation process of it. Also find the installer location to download it freely.

Published by on under LightSwitch | Silverlight

You might know that, LightSwitch is now in Beta 2 stage. Microsoft released it few days ago. I have a series of Tutorial on LightSwitch Beta 1 where we discussed on creating database tables using the LightSwitch table designer.

 

In this tutorial, we will discuss how to attach an existing database table available in your SQL server database. This was also available in Beta 1 release. This time we will discuss with the latest version. Read the full post and at the end leave your feedback.

Published by on under CodeProject | LightSwitch

Today we have completed 2nd month of our activity in Silverlight-Zone.com and got a huge nos. of responses from the community. In two months we crossed 30K+ visitors count which is pretty good. Audiences are mainly from United States, India and United Kingdom, followed by France and Germany. I will appreciate everyone's contribution towards this blog to make it a great success.

 

Silverlight-Zone.com posts articles/news on Silverlight, Windows Phone 7, XNA, LightSwitch, XAML and Expression Blend etc. We are trying our level best to keep all of you updated on Silverlight-Zone.com. We are also publishing all those entries to Twitter and Facebook, whenever a new post has been submitted, keeping all followers up-to date. Find out more of February 2011 in this post.

Published by on under ExpressionBlend | LightSwitch

Today, we have 13 news items posted in Silverlight-Zone. If you are a Silverlight, LightSwitch and/or Windows Phone 7 application developer, follow Silverlight-Zone for daily news update.

 

In this issue we have again 12 Authors. Today's posts are from: Digital Sound, Kunal Chowdhury, Vasudevan Kannan, Peter Kuhn, Jesse Liberty, Oren Eini, Bill Wagner, Windows Phone Geek, Jeff Prosise, Abhishek Baxi, Beth Messi and Nipun Tomar.

 

We tweet whenever a new link has been submitted. Follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight/WP7 related article links in this post.

Published by on under LightSwitch | Silverlight

Today, we have 13 news items posted in Silverlight-Zone. If you are a Silverlight, LightSwitch and/or Windows Phone 7 application developer, follow Silverlight-Zone for daily news update.

 

In this issue we have 12 Authors. Today's posts are from: Asim Sajjad, Zamd, Shawn Wildermuth, Law Bot One, Damon Payne, Ben Willi, Rudi Grobler, Den Delimarsky, Andrea Boschin, Guardian, Doug Holland and Beth Massi.

 

We tweet whenever a new link has been submitted. Follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight/WP7 related article links in this post.

Published by on under LightSwitch | Silverlight

Today, we have 9 news items posted in Silverlight-Zone. If you are a Silverlight or Windows Phone 7 application developer, follow Silverlight-Zone for daily news update.

 

In this issue we have posts from: Michael Washington (@ADefWebServer), Max Paulousky, Michael Crump (@mbcrump), Phil Middlemiss, Dave Campbell (@WynApse), @jprosise, @WinPhoneGeek, Peter Khun (@Mister_Goodcat) and Vikram Pendse (@VikramPendse).

 

We tweet whenever a new link has been submitted. Follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account. Find all the Silverlight/WP7 related article links in this post.

Published by on under LightSwitch | Silverlight

Today, we have 16 news items posted in Silverlight-Zone. If you are a Silverlight or Windows Phone 7 application developer, follow Silverlight-Zone for daily news update.

 

Subscribe to our news feed and email digest to deliver it to your inbox. We also tweet whenever a new link has been submitted. Follow us on Twitter @SilverlightZone for regular news tweet delivered to your twitter account.

 

Find all the Silverlight/WP7 related article links in this post.

 

Published by on under LightSwitch | Silverlight

imageVisual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement.

 

In my previous chapter “Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part – 4)” I guided you step-by-step process to create a List and Details screen. There I demonstrated you, how to integrate two or more tables inside a single screen.

 

In this chapter, I am going to demonstrate you of doing custom validation using Visual Studio LightSwitch. This time we will jump into writing some code to extend the functionalities.

Published by on under LightSwitch | LightSwitchTutorial

Microsoft Virtual Techdays is the India’s Premier online Technical Event. This was the 10th edition of the series, started on 22nd November 2010 and continued for 3 days. On 23rd November 2010, I delivered my session on “Building Visual Studio LightSwitch Application” and the session video is online now.

 

If you missed to attend the session, you can view it online or download it from the given link.

 

Published by on under .Net | Events

It was a nice time to present myself to the audience to deliver my presentation on Visual Studio LightSwitch for Silverlight application development in Pune Developer Conference (DevCon) event organized by Pune User Group. Today my session was from 2:45pm. Though the count of attendees was low than the expected count but they really enjoyed to know about LightSwitch.

 

Thanks to all who attended my session. Those who were unable to attend it for any reason, can view the PPT online. You can also download it for your future reference.

Published by on under .Net | Events

DevCon is a technical event to communicate, collaborate and connect with like-minded technology enthusiasts. The event comprises technology presentations, scenario showcases on the latest and most upcoming Microsoft Technologies.

 

Speakers focus on providing technical solutions for line of business applications allowing professionals to get insight into their structured learning experiences.

 

It is going to happen on 18th and 19th December 2010 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. I am going to speak on 19th December. Read the full post to know more about the session agenda and schedule. Don’t forget to register for the event.

Published by on under .Net | Events

image110Visual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement.

 

In my previous chapter “Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part – 3)”, I described you how to create a DataGrid of records to insert/update/delete records.

 

In this chapter, I will guide you to create a List and Details screen using LightSwitch. This will show you how to integrate two or more tables into a single screen. Also, we will discuss on some custom validation. These all steps are without writing any code. We will use just the tool to improve our existing application. Read to Learn more about it.

Published by on under LightSwitch | LightSwitchTutorial

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Today I delivered the 1 hour session on “Building Visual Studio LightSwitch Application” in Microsoft Virtual Techdays from 1:45PM – 2:45PM (Indian Standard Time). It was my first public session and due to this, I was little nervous when I started my presentation. But when I jumped into the demo, I got some confidence on that.

 

Here, I am going to share the whole presentation for those who wasn’t able to join. Thanks to all my attendees for joining the session.

 

Don’t forget to give your feedback (online/offline) about the session. It will give me more confidence on my next session and from your feedback I will be able to improve my presentation skill.

Published by on under .Net | Events

Microsoft Virtual Techdays is again back. It’s a three days event, starting from 22nd November to 24th November 2010. This time I am going to speak in this Virtual Techdays on 23rd November. Join me at 1:45 PM (IST) to learn about “Building Visual Studio LightSwitch Application”.

 

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Read the complete post to know more about this event and registration process.

Published by on under .Net | Events

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Visual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement.

 

In my previous chapter “Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part – 2)”, I described you how to create a search record window & export the records to Excel Sheet using Visual Studio LightSwitch for Silverlight. I also demonstrated about sorting and navigating records without writing a single line of code.

 

In this chapter, I will guide you step-by-step to create a DataGrid of records. Here you will know, how to insert/modify/delete records. These all steps are without writing any code. We will use just the tool to improve our existing application. Read more to Learn about it.

Published by on under LightSwitch | LightSwitchTutorial

imageVisual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement.

 

In my previous Chapter “Beginners Guide to Visual Studio LightSwitch (Part–1)” I described about LightSwitch and did demonstration from creating a new LightSwitch project to create a simple form to insert new Student record.

 

In this article, I will show you how to create a search record window & export the records to Excel Sheet using Visual Studio LightSwitch for Silverlight. No need to write a single piece of code, no need to write a single XAML code. Read through the complete article to learn more about it.

Published by on under LightSwitch | LightSwitchTutorial
imageVisual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven Silverlight Application using Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code. You can write a small amount of code also to meet your requirement.

Recently, I got some time to explore Visual Studio LightSwitch. I created a small DB application with proper data inserting UI within a small amount of time (without any XAML or C# code).

Here in this article, I will guide you to understand it with the help of a small application. There will be a series of articles on this topic regularly. Read the complete article to learn about creating a Silverlight data driven application with the help of Visual Studio LightSwitch.
Published by on under LightSwitch | LightSwitchTutorial

Visual Studio LightSwitch is a new tool for building data-driven application in Visual Studio IDE. It automatically generates the User Interface for a DataSource without writing any code.

 

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Microsoft released their first Beta of Visual Studio LightSwitch for the MSDN Subscribers. If you are a MSDN Subscriber, download it from the MSDN Subscriber Downloads Page. The expected date for the public release will be on Monday, 23rd August. Visit the Visual Studio Light Switch Blog for more information on it.

Published by on under LightSwitch | News