Announcing NetAdvantage for Visual Studio LightSwitch

Jason Beres / Thursday, July 28, 2011

I’m pleased to announce the immediate availability of NetAdvantage for Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011.1.

For those not familiar with Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch, it is a development environment that allows you to quickly and easily build a business application to deploy to the desktop or the cloud by providing a simplified development model. NetAdvantage for Visual Studio LightSwitch enhances applications created in this unique development environment by extending the default shells, themes, and controls.  We have created a great set of custom controls, themes, extensions and a custom shell experience which gives you a rich toolset to build code-free dashboards and engaging line of business applications with the LightSwitch tool.

The following is what you can expect when you download NetAdvantage for Visual Studio LightSwitch:

Custom Shell Extension

  • Outlook navigation + Tile view experience

Themes

  • IG Theme
  • Office 2010 Blue Theme
  • Metro Theme
  • Orange Theme

Control Extensions

  • Data Chart
    • Area Series
    • Column Series
    • Line Series
    • Spline Area Series
    • Spline Series
    • Step Area Series
    • Step Line Series
    • Pie Chart
  • Map
    • Geospatial Map (Thematic Map, used data mapping to source collection and 2 way selection between map element and collection items)
      • SHP file binding
      • Bing maps
      • WCF geospatial source support (via both generic WCF and Silverlight Enabled WCF)
    • Value Based Map (Visualize selected item from a source collection.
      • SHP file binding
      • Bing Maps
      • WCF geospatial source support (via both generic WCF and Silverlight Enabled WCF)
  • Gauge
    • Segmented Display (aka Digital Gauge)
    • Radial Gauge
    • Radial Gauge Value Based
    • Linear Gauge
    • Linear Gauge Value Based
  • BulletGraph
  • Sliders
    • DateTime slider
    • Numeric slider
    • DateTime Range Slider
    • Numeric Range Slider
  • Editors
    • Numeric Editor
    • Mask Editor

NetAdvantage for Visual Studio LightSwitch can be purchased on it’s own, even better, you will get all of the LightSwitch controls and extensions if you have an Ultimate subscription. Visit our website for features, screenshots, and additional information, and download the trial today and let us know what you think!

Have fun with LightSwitch!