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By Kostas Christodoulou on Friday, March 23, 2012
CLASS Extensions version 2 is now available. All the features demonstrated in the demo videos are included plus the AttachmentsListEx collection control that is demostrated in the sample application but was not mentioned in the previous post.

Features Color Business type and Controls. This business type is used to represent color values. The underlying CLR type is integer. After a request the change from the previous free version is that by default the pop-up window color picker control is used both for details and collections. Boolean property called “Drop Down” was added in the Appearance category...
By Michael Washington on 3/21/2012 12:25 AM
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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 (In Visual Studio 11) allows you to access your LightSwitch application via OData. This allows you to access the business layer and security of your LightSwitch application. It also allows your LightSwitch application to communicate with web pages, mobile clients (IPad, Android, Windows Phone) and other clients such as Excel PowerPivot.

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By Kostas Christodoulou on Saturday, March 17, 2012
After a long time of preparation, my company Computer Life and me we are ready to publish the next –commercial- version of CLASS Extensions.

In this SkyDrive location you can find 2 videos briefly presenting capabilities of this new version. In less than a week a page will be started, where you would be able to buy the package you prefer. There will be 2 packages: no source code and with code and code documentation. Pricing will be announced along with the official release.

CLASS Extensions Demo Part I.swf

Part1

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By Michael Washington on 3/6/2012 6:32 AM
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When you have Visual Studio LightSwitch 2010 (the released version) and Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 (the Beta version) on the same machine, you may have a problem installing some extensions.

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By Michael Washington on 3/2/2012 5:00 PM
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I had the pleasure to talk with my friend Alessandro Del Sole who has released his new book…
By Michael Washington on 3/1/2012 11:02 PM

In LightSwitch 2011, the team ripped out the guts and replaced the WCF RIA engine with an OData engine. The following are some techniques to observe how LightSwitch communicates using OData

By Michael Washington on 3/1/2012 12:43 AM

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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 (In Visual Studio 11) allows you to access your LightSwitch data via OData. This allows your LightSwitch application to communicate with web pages, mobile clients (IPad, Android, Windows Phone) and other clients such as Excel PowerPivot...

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