DEVILL301 Building a LightSwitch Control Extension
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM (EDT)
In order to participate in this Hands-On Lab technical session at Tech·Days 2011 in Toronto, ALL registrants need to bring a personal laptop with them to the event.
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In this Hands-on Lab you will be walked through the creation of a LightSwitch custom control. This control will be used to display an address in a Silverlight BingMap control. Through this process you will learn the solution structure that is required to create LightSwitch extensions, the various interfaces that should be implemented to make the custom control similar to a native control, and how to package this extension as a VSIX installer.
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