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LightSwitch Guided Tour

The LightSwitch Guided Tour is a set of lessons designed to introduce you to the basic capabilities of LightSwitch. The lessons step you through the process of creating an application, familiarizing you with the LightSwitch development environment along the way.

The lessons should be followed sequentially, as each step builds on the last.

The LightSwitch Guided Tour uses an Open Data Protocol (OData) service to connect to the Northwind database. You must have Internet access to access the database.

Some prior knowledge of programming in Visual Basic or Visual C# is helpful, but not necessary. Any code that you have to write is provided for you.

In the first set of lessons, you will learn to build a simple application in four steps.

First lesson: Creating Your First LightSwitch Application.