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Author: Michael Washington

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LightSwitchHelpWebsite.com Growth for July 2011

More evidence that interest in LightSwitch is an accelerating phenomenon. This is the monthly user registrations on http://LightSwitchHelpWebsite.com up to July 20th 2011: The daily user registrations:

The Visual Studio LightSwitch Economy

I wrote the E-Book Creating Visual Studio LightSwitch Custom Controls (Beginner to Intermediate), because I had to. I feel very passionate about the fact that LightSwitch is a much easier way to create professional Silverlight applications (and I have been creating Silverlight applications for a long time ...

Betting The House On LightSwitch

You should never “bet the house” (to risk everything) on anything. If you were actually gambling, and risking your proverbial “house”, where would you live if you were wrong and you lost? However, when backed into a corner (Microsoft has indicated they will tell us nothing about the future ...

LightSwitch Things For Sale

Years ago I created a series of tutorials for creating DotNetNuke modules, using a sample application called ThingsForSale. The application allows Registered users to create posts of items they want to sale. They have to post their email address, because that is the only ...

I Want To Make Cars Not Car Engines

A few years ago, a vendor for a million dollar project failed to deliver, and I was required to create a program to take attendance for 20,000 children a day, and I only had 10 days to complete it. This allowed a public agency to stay in compliance, and ...