Thursday, March 01, 2012 7:50 AM
Thursday, March 01, 2012 8:22 AMOwner
According to this blog http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/microsoft-provides-sneak-peek-of-next-visual-studio-beta/11903 "HTML5 support won't (yet) be included in LightSwitch". Read between the lines - it would imply that something like this is in our future plans, and I'm not saying they are wrong... but we can't yet comment.
Steve Hoag Microsoft aka the Lights Witch (IEnumerable of Newt)
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Thursday, March 01, 2012 1:26 PM
Sounds like we're gonna have to wait for March 26th then. I'm assuming having Jason Zander and Scott Gu giving a key note together on the same stage at dev connections is the next major opportuntity for news like that. I get Microsoft desire to capture the unveiling surprise that Apple uses in it's consumer products but it really is a challenge in the development tools space as we all work on longer term projects where architcture choices are made based on roadmaps. Was hoping for news at build, then beta, now dev connections. You guys have build an outstanding product. We'll keep our fingers crossed here.. but if you can drop a line to Telerik and tell them where you're so they start supporting lightswitch it would make all our lives as developers much easier :-)
Saturday, March 03, 2012 1:38 PM
What I don't understand about html5 replacing SL (because there won't be SL6) is this:
SL allows us developers *not only* building guis for our apps that run in the browser (ie: web), but (and this is a big BUT) SL allows us to program in the client using this small net framework that is installed in the client with it.
Thanks and bye ...
Saturday, March 03, 2012 2:04 PMThis question (LightSwitch road map) should really be addressed and the answer is as clear as mud. "Read between the lines ...." Will this be answered on the 25th. QED
E tenebris lux. ±
Saturday, March 03, 2012 4:01 PM
I do not think that statement is correct :)
The LightSwitch team never said they ever planned to drop the Silverlight client.
Saturday, March 31, 2012 12:09 AM
The perfect profile would be to output the web portion as html5 so no plugin will be needed and if more functionality is needed (com interop), make a desktop version available that mirrors the web version in Silverlight.