Introducing Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch, a simple self-service tool that allows developers and business professionals to build business applications quickly and easily for the desktop and the cloud- without the need to code!
Come along to our Switched ON briefings in your city to find out what your business can do with LightSwitch to power Windows Azure.
We’ve designed the briefings to include a variety of topics that you can select to suit your individual needs. Please be sure to choose the session(s) you are most interested in when you register for the event.
Session 1: The Power of LightSwitch on Windows Azure
8:00 - 9:00am
In this comprehensive 1-hour breakfast briefing you will learn about the End User Developer and how Visual Studio LightSwitch allows these domain experts to quickly create scalable, forms-over-data business applications on the desktop and the cloud- with little technical expertise and development skills.
This session is targeted primarily at Business and Technical Decision Makers, and is also valuable for Developers and Development Managers.
Session 2: Discover the Windows Azure Platform
9:30 – 12:00pm
These sessions will help you understand the opportunities for the cloud and Microsoft’s Cloud Computing offerings with the Windows Azure Platform. Sessions will cover both the technical & business benefits as well as help you understand how you can get started using the Windows Azure Platform today.
The target audience for these sessions includes BDMs, TDMs, Architects, and Development leads.
Session 3: Build your first Azure application using Visual Studio LightSwitch – with (almost) no code!
1:00 – 3:00pm
In this demo-heavy session, you will see end-to-end how to build and deploy a data-centric business application using LightSwitch. We’ll also go beyond the basics of creating simple screens over data, by demonstrating how to:
· Create screens with advanced capabilities
· Extend LightSwitch applications with your own Silverlight custom controls and RIA services
· Create a fully-functional application running in the cloud on Windows Azure and SQL Azure
This session is targeted both at individuals with basic programming and technical experience, as well as professional developers.
ADELAIDE – 18 Oct
Microsoft Office Auditorium, L2, Westpac House, 91 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000
BRISBANE – 19 Oct
North Stradbroke, L28
400 George St
Brisbane QLD 4000
CANBERRA – 25 Oct
Theatre 1, L2
Walter Turnbull Building, 44 Sydney Ave
Barton ACT 2600
MELBOURNE – 26 Oct
Exhibition Room, L5
4 Freshwater Place
Southbank VIC 3006
PERTH – 2 Nov
Enex 100 Seminar Room
100 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
SYDNEY – 10 Nov
Bushranger Room, LG
1 Epping Rd
North Ryde NSW 2113
7:30 – Registration opens (will run throughout the day)
8:00 – 9:00 – Business Applications and the “Un”-Professional Developer: LightSwitch on Windows Azure
9:00 – 9:30 – Breakfast
9:30 – 10:30 – Discover Windows Azure Platform Part 1: Business Overview
10:30 – 11:00 – Morning Tea
11:00 – 12:00 – Discover Windows Azure Platform Part 2: Technical Overview
12:00 – 13:00 – Break (lunch will not be provided)
13:00 – 15:00 - Build your first Azure application using Visual Studio LightSwitch – with (almost) no code!