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Building Line of Business Applications with Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015

by Yacine Khammal

Learn how to master the powerful LightSwitch RAD environment to build complex and highly customized desktop, web, and mobile-based line-of-business applications.

What you'll learn

This course delves into the sophisticated Visual Studio LightSwitch development environment, which has been described as the fastest way to build line-of-business applications using technologies such as ASP.NET, WCF services, C#, and JavaScript. This course seeks to go beyond the basics and tackle real-world scenarios professional developers are commonly faced with when building real-world desktop, web, and mobile-based business applications. We will learn how LightSwitch lets us develop multi-tiered, service-oriented solutions that follow modern best practices, with an incredibly high degree of productivity and without sacrificing the ability to meet complex business requirements, from multi-client user experiences to versatile back-end integration. Once you get hooked on LightSwitch, your LOB developer life will never be the same again.

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About the author

Yacine has been involved in the development of database-driven, n-tier web applications for over 10 years. Over time he has taken on various roles, including development, project management, offshore platform management and technical consulting. He has helped build a few solutions for Microsoft North Africa. Today Yacine writes and teaches courses covering C#, Silverlight and Windows Phone. He holds a Master of Science in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S... more

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