New LightSwitch Reporting Tutorial in VB

DevExpress Data Blog
23 September 2011

I am happy to announce that we have released a new reporting tutorial for LightSwitch. I personally am not a proficient VB.NET developer but noticed that the majority of folks using our reporting product in LightSwitch were VB fans. I decided to put together a tutorial that covered the essence of reporting in VB. This tutorial includes:

  1. Setting up the reporting extension
  2. Setting up the LightSwitch Report Service
  3. Binding a report to a LightSwitch Entity
  4. Binding a report to a LightSwitch Query
  5. Creating a tight integration between other LightSwitch screens and Reporting.

Have a look!

LightSwitch Reporting Tutorial

As a bit of eye candy I also thought it would be important to create a video showing some of the unknown capabilities that reporting provides in the context of LightSwitch. This video shows off the stuff we all know and love and includes demonstrations of chart and pivot grid integrations. Essentially our Reporting Suite adapted to LightSwitch is your one-stop-shop for all things data.

LightSwitch Reporting Features

Let me know what you think!

As always, if there are any comments and/or questions, feel free to get a hold of me!

Seth Juarez
Twitter: @SethJuarez

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