Visual Studio LighSwitch is a rapid application development
tool to push data centric application quickly into the hands of customer for
use on the desktop or in the cloud. Basically lightswitch is an intelligent
architecture on top of Silverlight 4. Microsoft Visual Studio LighSwitch helps you
solve specific business needs by enabling you to quickly create professional-quality
business application, regardless of your development skills.
Most business applications have a large code base dedicated
to addressing operations that create, read, update and delete elements.
Typically, in this kind of application, a large amount of time is spent on the
following development tasks:
Writing code to interact with a data source.
Creating a User Interface.
Writing code to specify the business logic.
With LightSwitch, you can use databases which are
automatically created or point to an existing data source without the need to
write code. We will apply simple validation such as required filed validator
etc on it. For creating user interface it will provide us a set of templates to
create a user interface.