Visual Studio 2010 / .NET 4

W8 Unleash The Power: Implementing Custom Shells, Silverlight Custom Controls and WCF RIA Services in LightSwitch


10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Do not be fooled into believing that Visual Studio LightSwitch is only for basic forms over data applications. LightSwitch is a powerful MVVM (Model - View- View Model) application builder that enables you to achieve incredible productivity. 

LightSwitch Silverlight Custom Controls, and WCF RIA Services, provide the professional developer, the tools to unleash the power of this incredible product.

In this session you will learn that there is practically nothing you can do in normal Silverlight application that you cannot do in LightSwitch.

  • When you use a Custom Shell, and  Silverlight Custom Controls, you have 100% control of the user interface.
  • WCF RIA Services, allow you to access any data source, and to perform complex Linq queries, and operations that are normally not possible in LightSwitch.

 You will learn:

  • How to create and implement Silverlight Custom Controls in LightSwitch
  • How to create and consume WCF RIA Services
  • How to use a Custom Shell to have total control over your user interface