Deploy LightSwitch Application as DotNetNuke Module

In this article you will see how to deploy your LightSwitch application in a DotNetNuke module.


Visual Studio LightSwitch is a Microsoft tool used for building business applications. If you want your LightSwitch application to be deployed as a DotNetNuke then you can.

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Before deploying your LightSwitch applications in DotNetNuke you will need DotNetNuke 5 (using ASP.NET 4.0).

Step 1 :
Open Visual Studio LightSwitch->Create new table.

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Step 2 : Create a table such as Task.

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Step 3 : Now we will add a screen. Right click on screens->Add screen.

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Step 4 : Select list and details screen->Select screen data (Task)->Ok.

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Step 5 : Click on write code->Select Task_Created.

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Code

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.LightSwitch;
namespace LightSwitchApplication
{
    public partial class Task
    {
        partial void Task_Created()
        {
            this.UserName = this.Application.User.Name;
        }
    }
}

Description : This code set the Username field to the "Application.User.Name".

Step 6 : Go to properties in the Solution Eexplorer.

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Step 7 : Click on access control-> select Use Forms authentication.

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Step 8 : Now click on application type-> select Host application services on IIS.

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Step 9 : Go to configuration manager in debug.

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Step 10 : Select release mode in debug.

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Step 11 : Go to build in menu bar->Publish your application (DotNetNuke).

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Step 12 : Click on publish for publish your application.

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Step 13 : Run application (Press F5). Now you can create task in DotNetNuke framework.

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