July 18, 2012

Understanding Microsoft LightSwitch, aka Visual Studio Lite

Microsoft is continuing to invest in LightSwitch — its new development environment that’s supposed to make it super-easy to build business software. Think of LightSwitch as being a “Visual Studio Lite” — it has some of the same capabilities as Microsoft’s professional integrated development environment, Visual Studio Professional, but in

Welcome to the Agile Architecture Revolution

After eight long years, it’s an honor and a privilege to return to DevX. But while our hiatus from this venue had gone on far too long, ZapThink has been quite busy in the interim. We spent most of the last decade fighting the good fight over SOA: how to