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Let's Do A LightSwitch Hack-A-Thon

Most Hack-A-Thons are a grind because to give the contestants time to come up with something decent you need to give them at least a day. Not so with LightSwitch. One of the selling points of LightSwitch is that development is so fast. With LightSwitch you can give contestants only 1 hour...

Beth Massi presents on LightSwitch

  Beth Massi spoke at the Los Angeles Silverlight User's Group about LightSwitch at Blank Spaces in Santa Monica, CA on 8/24/2011. The event was co-sponsored with the LightSwitchHelpWebsite.com. The room was packed with over 40 people and she did a special deep dive ...

Using WCF RIA Services With LightSwitch: I Know You're Scared, I Understand

First item of business, you’re not wrong. If your code works, and you are happy with it, march on with my blessing! This is not about telling anyone that they “are wrong”. It is written only to encourage you to consider using WCF RIA Services in your LightSwitch applications.

What's Wrong with this Picture? - St. Louis Day of .Net Presentation Info

First of all, thank all of you that attended this session at the conference. I had a great time talking with you all and hope everyone got something out of the session. I have posted the slide deck, links to the articles I referenced  in the talk and a ...

The LightSwitch Control Extension Makers Dilemma

You know it seems like ComponentOne gets all the breaks. Due to the nature of their control, they were able to take an existing Silverlight control, and create a LightSwitch control, and create what I call the “Killer Application” for LightSwitch, ComponentOne's OLAP for LightSwitch (live demo) ...