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By Michael Washington on 4/29/2015 6:46 PM

We have posted three Visual Studio LightSwitch videos on YouTube…

By Michael Washington on 1/1/2015 9:40 AM

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You can implement SharePoint documents in your AngularJS applications much easier when you create your code in a Visual Studio LightSwitch Cloud Business app

By Michael Washington on 12/28/2014 8:37 AM

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Posting to the SharePoint Newsfeed from an AngularJS application is simplified when you build your AngularJS application in a Visual Studio LightSwitch Cloud Business App project…

By Michael Washington on 12/25/2014 7:45 PM

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You can create advanced enterprise applications when you incorporate Visual Studio LightSwitch Cloud Business Apps and SharePoint Workflows into your solutions. Microsoft SharePoint workflows are powerful, but the non-code version created with the SharePoint Designer do not allow you to implement complex data bound business rules without making web service HTTP calls. You can make these calls to Visual Studio LightSwitch Cloud Business Apps

By Michael Washington on 12/21/2014 11:04 AM

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You can easily create professional end-user friendly applications when you incorporate Visual Studio LightSwitch Cloud Business Apps into your SharePoint solutions. When you implement SharePoint workflows, LightSwitch allows you to quickly create user interfaces to gather and manage the data your workflow may require…

By Michael Washington on 8/24/2014 4:20 PM

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You can embed your LightSwitch application directly into the SharePoint website, rather than the default behavior of launching the application full screen.  You can also navigate directly to a record using deep linking. This is achieved by adding a SharePoint App Part to the project…

By Michael Washington on 6/8/2014 9:10 PM

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You can create a Visual Studio LightSwitch SharePoint enabled Cloud Business App (CBA) that consumes and updates SharePoint Lists, including uploading documents to SharePoint Document Libraries. You can even dynamically create SharePoint Document Libraries in code so that they are available for use in your multi-tenant provider-hosted SharePoint applications

By Michael Washington on 6/5/2014 10:12 PM

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When you deploy your SharePoint Provider-Hosted Cloud Business App, you can use an authentication key from the Microsoft Seller Dashboard to allow multiple SharePoint websites to consume the same website application. You can segment the data so that each SharePoint website only sees its own data using row level filtering

By Michael Washington on 6/1/2014 8:45 AM

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A Cloud Business App is simply a Visual Studio LightSwitch application configured to run on SharePoint 2013 (or higher). However, enabling the SharePoint framework adds a lot of functionality:

  • SharePoint Documents
  • SharePoint News Feeds
  • SharePoint Web / User

It is the SharePoint Web / User that we will explore here…

By Michael Washington on 5/17/2014 3:10 PM

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A SharePoint development site is required to develop SharePoint Cloud Business Apps (LightSwitch applications enabled to run on SharePoint). However, to properly test, for example, a multi-tenant Cloud Business App, you will want to have another SharePoint site.

Setting one up is easy once you know how…

By Michael Washington on 4/30/2014 10:10 PM

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You can deploy your LightSwitch applications to Office 365 / SharePoint Online

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