Application Development: Microsoft LightSwitch: 15 Reasons Non-Programmers Should Try It Out

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2010-08-04 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft has announced a new product called Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch, which the company claims is the simplest way to build business applications for the desktop and cloud. LightSwitch is a new member of the Visual Studio family focused on making it easy to develop line-of-business applications. Jason Zander, corporate vice president for Visual Studio at Microsoft, says, at their core, "most end-user business applications combine two things: data plus screens." LightSwitch is optimized around making these two things very simple, he said.
 
 
 

Microsoft LightSwitch: 15 Reasons Non-Programmers Should Try It Out

by Darryl K. Taft
Microsoft LightSwitch: 15 Reasons Non-Programmers Should Try It Out
 
 
 
 
 
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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