Developing a HTML5 Client with Lightswitch

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Writing a HTML5 Client from scratch is a tedious job. Anything that can lighten the burden is more than welcome.

After seeing a presentation of Lightswitch, a Visual Studio plug-in, I was surprised how easy it was to create and customize a HTML5 Client. The next logical question that popped in my mind was: 'Can I use this for my drupal sites?'

This presentation describes how I got started using Lightswitch for creating a HTML5 Client for my personal blog. As it turns out, there are a few options to connect to your drupal data, each with their advantages and disadvantages.

Next I cover how to customize the User Interface. As the Client is HTML5 and includes jQuery Mobile, a wide range of mobile widgets is available. 

During the presentation, there will be demos showing how helpful Lightswitch is when creating an HTML5 Client.

A basic understanding of Javascript and jQuery is convenient to follow along, but not required.



Schedule info
Date and time: 
Saturday, 14 September, 2013 - 11:00 to 12:00
Session Track: 
Code & Development
Experience level: