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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 ...

Daily Growth Of LightSwitchHelpWebsite.com Still Accelerating

I ran this query that shows the user registrations by day:   select qty AS UserCount, substring(mo,charindex(mo,'/'),50) as date from (select mo=convert(varchar(2),month(CreatedOnDate)) + '/' + convert(varchar(4),day(CreatedOnDate)) + '/' + convert(varchar(4), year(CreatedOnDate)) ,qty=count(convert(varchar(2),month(CreatedOnDate)) + '/' + convert(varchar(4),day(CreatedOnDate)) + '/' + convert(varchar(4), year(CreatedOnDate))) from Users group by convert(varchar(2),month(CreatedOnDate)) + '/' + ...

LightSwitch Tips Forum Has Been Launched

Do you ever come up with a cool new thing you learned about LightSwitch, and you want to share it? Now you can simply post it to the new LightSwitchHelpWebsite.com “LightSwitch Tips Forum” located at: http://lightswitchhelpwebsite.com/Forum/tabid/63/aff/19/Default.aspx It allows you to upload photos ...