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By Michael Washington on 12/22/2011 9:41 PM

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The ComponentOne FlexGrid control from the Studio for Silverlight suite allows Visual Studio LightSwitch developers the freedom to implement complex solutions required of professional Line-Of-Business applications. This article will explore and demonstrate a small subset of the most common features of the C1FlexGrid control…

 

By Michael Washington on 12/8/2011 7:06 PM

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LightSwitch is a powerful application creator. However, you may need HTML pages. LightSwitch can still be used for all processes that do not need to be HTML.

In this article we will explore a real-world project I recently completed…

By Michael Washington on 12/7/2011 9:03 PM

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LightSwitch is a powerful application creator. However, at times you may need to have full control over the user interface, the program flow, and functionality. I have created a sample LightSwitch application…

By Michael Washington on 12/5/2011 8:02 AM
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In many ways the ComponentOne Scheduler LightSwitch Extension validates the brilliance and promise of Visual Studio LightSwitch. This LightSwitch Extension allows a non-programmer the ability to create complex highly customizable applications, which combine and orchestrate several data sources.

ComponentOne allowed me to preview several Beta versions of the groundbreaking control. The control is due to be released 12/14/2011, so this preview is very close...
By Richard Waddell on 12/3/2011 8:22 AM
 

Many-to-Many Relationships A typical validation task that involves a many-to-many relationship involves a User who can update a number of Entities and an Entity that can be updated by a number of Users. For instance a School Book Inventory system where the counts for books at a particular school can only be updated by an employee of that school. Each employee can update a number of counts and each count can be updated by a number of employees. The application must prevent unauthorized data base updates and prevent employees from seeing counts from other schools.

We’ll start with validation. Although this article touches on validation on both client and server, to really understand what’s going on I suggest you see this post by Prem Ramanathan and this article he wrote for Code magazine....
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