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Discover how to build and test your applications quickly without a lot of expensive server hardware. Once you get up to speed with LightSwitch, you’ll create quality line-of-business applications tailored to specific customer needs in no time, whether you work in-house or for a vendor.Learn how the LightSwitch Presentation, Logic, and Storage layers work behind the scenesConfigure your SharePoint server and workstation to work with this development environmentNavigate the graphical environment and its various user screensUse examples to build simple single-function applications for search and data entryExpand your app’s capabilities by using LightSwitch extensions and Silverlight controlsConnect your LightSwitch app to external data sources, such as Excel, SQL Server, SQLite, and cloud-based applications
You’ll learn practical techniques and patterns necessary to use all of these technologies together as you build an example application through the course of the book, step by step. Discover how to solve real problems, using BI solutions that will evolve to meet future needs.Learn the fundamentals of SharePoint, LightSwitch, and SQL Server 2012Get a solid grounding in BI application basics and database design principlesUse LightSwitch to build a help desk app, including data model design and SharePoint data integrationBuild a tabular cube with Microsoft’s Business Intelligence Semantic Model (BISM)Dive into the data visualization stack, including Excel and SQL Server Reporting ServicesCreate reports with Excel Services, Report Builder, and PowerViewUse tips and tricks for setting up your BI application development environment
Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015 is a rapid application deployment tool that simplifies and shortens the time needed to develop business applications. The basics are very easily understood but more advanced users will hunger for more. How do you design complex layouts? How do you query data using LINQ and other syntax structures? How do you secure your application against malicious use? Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015 answers these questions and more as author Tim Leung—winner of a Microsoft 2011 Community Contributor Award for his LightSwitch expertise—covers this breakthrough product in detail. For serious developers building, enhancing, and deploying advanced business applications using LightSwitch makes sense because they can benefit from the elegance, convenience, and cost savings afforded by rapid application development before going beyond the "click-and-you're-done" interface to include the extra value and depth of coding expertise that their clients value.
What You Will Learn:Build Desktop and HTML5 business applications for PC or mobile devices
The book starts by familiarizing you with the main features of Visual Studio and how to configure the user interface depending on your needs. You'll then dive into each key developer tool in turn, starting with the editor window and going through the navigation pane, documentation, and the NuGet package manager. Debugging is a difficult skill to master with a range of approaches and tools at your disposal, so you'll see how to make best use of breakpoints, the debugging windows, tracing and managed memory analysis, as well as tips and tricks on advanced debugging techniques that can make a real difference to your productivity.
Visual Studio 2013 comes with sophisticated code improvement tools. You can visualize relationships in your code with the Code Map feature, find duplicated code to maximize your code reuse, and use Visual Studio's inbuilt list of metrics to figure out just how healthy your code is and how difficult or easy it will be to maintain. Testing is also made easy with unit testing and web performance tests as well as a Test Manager to organize your tests into test plans and suites. The final chapters of the book cover team work with Team Foundation Server, framework-specific features, and how to build your own Visual Studio extensions.
Visual Studio Condensed is the ideal manual for busy developers who just want to get on with what matters: writing code. Whether you're new to Visual Studio or brushing up on the latest features, this book will get you up to speed in no time.
"Visual Studio Tips and Tricks" is written analyzing nearly every feature in the core environment—unearthing the tips and tweaks that streamline work and maximize efficiency and is packed with helpful examples and progresses through a range of topics that gradually increase in their complexity.
Developers who are unaware of these timesaving features surely miss out on opportunities to increase their programming productivity and effectiveness. “Visual Studio Tips and Tricks” explains how to use VS.NET efficiently. Get practical insights into how IDE features work, and how to quickly adapt them for any programming language.
Organized into short and easy-to-grasp sections, and containing tips and tricks on everything from editing and compiling to debugging and navigating within the VS.NET IDE, this book is a must-read for all .NET developers, regardless of expertise and whether they program in C#, VB.NET, or any other .NET language.
Specifically, it will provide you with solid guidance and education that will allow you to squeeze the ultimate productivity and use out of the Visual Studio development environment. This book folds in real-world development experience with detailed information about the IDE to make you more productive and ease transition from other development environments. This book demonstrates the new features of the IDE, including code snippets, refactoring, and patterns.
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Author John Zablocki gets you started by showing you how to obtain and compile the Orchard source code, so you can more efficiently customize and manage the sites you create.Create or extend Orchard content types to manage dynamic contentUse alternate templates to change the way Orchard displays contentDesign a theme to define your website’s look and feelBuild custom modules when the Orchard Gallery doesn’t have extensions you needCreate reusable content pieces by creating widgetsExplore options for adding multi-language support to a siteLearn hosting options for your Orchard sites, including the cloudPackage your custom themes and modules to share in Orchard Gallery
SharePoint is a Microsoft technology that enables project collaboration through a single portal. It can be complex, but not when approached the Dummies way!
This guide offers eight self-contained minibooks that examine each aspect of SharePoint 2010. Whether you're an experienced administrator or developer or you're just getting your feet wet, you'll find it's easy to locate what you need and learn to install, configure, and manage a SharePoint portal. You can dig as deeply into SharePoint as you want or need to.SharePoint 2010 is the newest version of collaboration technology that allows you to aggregate SharePoint sites, information, and applications into a single portal Administrators, page producers, and developers will be able to get SharePoint installed, configured, and running with the advice in this guide Eight minibooks address the Microsoft Office SharePoint system, SharePoint services, collaboration, SharePoint Server, enterprise content management, managing users, architecting SharePoint, and SharePoint deployment Covers planning, installation, configuration, performance, troubleshooting, data structure, and more
If you work with SharePoint, you'll find Microsoft SharePoint 2010 All-in-One For Dummies provides what you need to get starting and keep going with SharePoint 2010.