Microsoft has announced another new tool named LightSwitch that is aimed at turning non-programming business professionals into developers. The tools uses templates and other components that in many instances require no coding at all.
Microsoft has long been enamored with the notion of bringing beginners or non-programmers into the developer fold – first with Visual Basic and then with its Express SKUs of Visual Studio, which were aimed at hobbyists and power users. And now the software giant has launched Visual Studio LightSwitch.
As Microsoft senior vice president S. “Soma” Somasegar noted in an August 3 blog post, “LightSwitch is the simplest way to build business applications for the cloud and the desktop.”
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