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Creating a Sample Project

After you've installed Visual Studio 2012 Update 2, you're ready to start building HTML5 apps with Visual Studio LightSwitch.

Selecting File > New Project in Visual Studio 2012 gives you two options (see Figure 2):

  • Creating a LightSwitch application. This option starts adding a Silverlight desktop client to the project—this is the project template you've been using to this point. Choose this template if you need to create a solution with both clients. You can add the HTML client later by right-clicking the project name in Solution Explorer and selecting Add Client. You'll also use this command if you want to add the HTML client to an existing solution.
  • Creating a LightSwitch HTML application. Choose this option if you want to start a new HTML-based application without the Silverlight client (this can eventually be added with the steps described above).

Figure 2 Creating a new project based on the HTML client.

When the new project is ready, LightSwitch asks you to specify your data as the first task. The next section describes this process.

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