Monday, April 04, 2011


Reminder: Perth .NET User Group Meeting: Thurs 7th April, 5:30pm: LightSwitch- with Andrew Coates

Join us at the Perth .NET User Group Thurs, April 7th where Andrew Coates will demonstrate LightSwitch, a new product in the Visual Studio family aimed at developers who want to easily create business applications for the desktop or the cloud. LightSwitch simplifies the development process by letting you concentrate on the business logic, while LightSwitch handles the common tasks for you. 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 and demonstrate how to create screens with more advanced capabilities

  • TOPIC:    LightSwitch with Andrew Coates
  • DATE:     Thursday, April 7th, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • VENUE:   Enex 100 Seminar Room, Level 3, 100 St Georges Terrace, Perth
  • COST:     Free. All welcome

Andrew Coates is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft in Australia. Before joining Microsoft, Andrew was an independent consultant specialising in database applications using Microsoft technologies including SQL Server, Visual FoxPro and Microsoft Office. Andrew's wide range of experience includes telecommunications, SMB inventory, dispatch and accounting systems, using both web and rich client front ends. He has developed and delivered class room training and has mentored a number of developers in Visual FoxPro and SQL Server technologies. Andrew has spoken at international conferences on Geographical Information Systems, health statistics and database maintenance and is a regular presenter at TechEd both locally and internationally. An MCPD, MCTS and MCSD, Andrew also holds a Masters degree in Civil Engineering. Andrew blogs at


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