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Microsoft Phasing Out LightSwitch, Recommend PowerApps

LightSwitch LOB application development tool phases out, with Microsoft is aligning its efforts behind PowerApps.

SharePoint 2013: Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio Preview 2 “NAPA, LightSwitch”

At SharePoint Conference 2012, Microsoft highlighted significant investments in social, cloud and mobile capabilities and an array of new product enhancements in SharePoint 2013.

Microsoft also revealed that SharePoint has grown to more than $2 billion, adjusted, in annual revenue. “This growth underscores the power and passion of the SharePoint community of customers, …

Visual Studio 2012, TFS 2012, .NET Framework 4.5, and Windows Azure SDK for .NET RTW; Windows 8 RTM Enterprise 90-day Trial; WCF Data Services 5.0.2-rc Prerelease

Visual Studio 2012, Team Foundation Server 2012, and .NET Framework 4.5 released to the web this morning for immediate download. The official launch of Visual Studio 2012 will take place Sept. 12 with a virtual event.

Visual Studio 2012 offers hundreds of new features, an integrated …

Videos Walthrough: Using the New Office 2013 with Touch – Office Integration Pack for LightSwitch

Windows 8 provides a number of platform capabilities for enabling highly responsive touch support in applications, ranging from hardware accelerated graphics and improved touch targeting to the a new app platform that makes it easy to build touch-optimized Windows 8-style apps.

On Monday in San Francisco, Ballmer took the wraps off of the …

LightSwitch HTML Client Preview; Visual Studio 2012 Tools for SharePoint 2010; Team Foundation Service Public Preview; Windows Azure Caching; Windows Azure Virtual Machines

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Microsoft Advertising SDK for the Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available!

Microsoft Advertising SDK Release Preview available today builds on the investments made in the Technical Preview in December last year, and the Consumer Preview in February with a continued focus on developer and consumer experiences.

“Amongst other improvements and bug fixes this release includes drag and drop support for …

Windows Intune PC Version 3; System Center 2012 SP1 CTP2 ; HTML5 Integrates into Microsoft LightSwitch; Public Preview of Team Foundation Service Released – TechEd 2012

At the 20th annual TechEd North America conference, Satya Nadella, Microsoft Server and Tools Business President to a crowd of 10,000 described how the cloud OS drives both the modern datacenter and enables the development and management of modern applications, demonstrating how customers can benefit from this transformation with agility, focus and lower costs.

Visual Studio 11 Product Lineup and Platform Support Announced; Visual Studio Express, LightSwitch Now a Core Part of VS

Visual Studio 11 product lineup and platform supportVisual Studio 11 product lineup and platform support

The Visual Studio 11 product line-up, specifications, system requirements and platform you can develop with Visual Studio 11 lets you peek into what you can expect to see in the next release of Visual Studio.

Microsoft will also be releasing Visual Studio Express for Windows Phone as part the …

LightSwitch Update and LightSwitch Filter Control for Visual Studio 11 Beta Now Available!

The Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch team released an update to LightSwitch in Visual Studio 11 that contains a bunch of bug fixes, feature enhancements, and cool new scenarios that weren’t doable in v1.

Here is what’s new?

OData Support
First, LightSwitch in VS11 has embraced OData. …

Win ASUS U31SD-DH31 Laptop via LightSwitch Star Contest on The Code Project

LightSwitch Star contestLightSwitch Star contestMicrosoft’s Visual Studio LightSwitch Team has launched a new LightSwitch developer contest! dubbed “LightSwitch Star” Contest on the Code Project.

“Show us your coolest, most productive, LightSwitch business application and you could win a Laptop and other cool prizes!,” the team stated.

Adding, team said, “They’re looking for apps …

Visual Studio LightSwitch Launched on Sydney Waterfront with Office Building Lightshow

Microsoft Australia launched Visual Studio LightSwitch. As part of the Australian launch, Microsoft used a computer controlled lighting grid to display animations on two skyscrapers in Sydney.

For those now aware, “Visual Studio LightSwitch is a software development tool that enables you to build business applications quickly without needing to …

Update for Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 (KB2603917) Released

The LightSwitch team has released a General Distribution Release (GDR) to resolve an issue encountered when publishing to SQL Azure.

“This update allows Visual Studio LightSwitch projects to be successfully published to SQL Azure,” Microsoft stated.

“When publishing a LightSwitch project to SQL Azure, the user receives the following error during …

Sample Code for Metro Theme for Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Released!

The LightSwitch Team has released samples in both Visual Basic and C# that contain the code for the recently released Metro Theme for Visual Studio LightSwitch.

“The sample expands upon the Help topic Walkthrough: Creating a Theme Extension, which demonstrates a simple theme that defines fonts and colors. The Metro …

Download the Metro Theme for Visual Studio LightSwitch Plus More from the Community

Microsoft’s LightSwitch Team released the Metro Theme for Visual Studio LightSwitch on the Visual Studio Gallery. “The Metro theme gives you a more modern look to your applications with simple colors and more emphasis on text,” informs .

Here’s a screen shot of the Metro theme applied to the Contoso Construction sample …

How To Make Developing With LightSwitch Faster Using LightSwitch Starter Kits?

LightSwitch is the fastest way to build database applications for the desktop and the cloud. In this episode, Robert Green shows you how to make developing with LightSwitch even faster with the LightSwitch Starter Kits.

These Starter Kits cover common business needs like expense reporting and issue tracking. All you need to do …