[dba-VS] [AccessD] LightSwitch
stuart at lexacorp.com.pg
Thu Apr 20 20:04:57 CDT 2017
One of the many reasons I'm very reluctant to adopt new MS technologies. :(
dotVVM and Serenity are yet more systems that rely on MS Servers and .Net.
I host websites on both *nix and MS servers. Invariably the MS sites use far more resources
(processing, storage and bandwidth) than similar sites running on Apache/MySQL/PHP.
On 20 Apr 2017 at 17:00, John Colby wrote:
> One of many reasons I so love MS. Ohhh the latest and greatest...
> ooohhh we're abandoning yet ANOTHER technology we pushed you to use.
> On 4/20/2017 3:18 AM, Gustav Brock wrote:
> > Hi all
> > It appears that VS2015 was the last version of Visual Studio to
> > include LightSwitch:
> > https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/lightswitch/2016/10/14/lightsw
> > itch-update/
> > Though it will be supported like VS2015 until 2020, it may be the
> > time to look for alternatives. Microsoft recommends PowerApps but,
> > as you may know, this at the current state is not a programming tool
> > but a drag-n-drop type environment living in the cloud (Azure) only.
> > So, browsing the numerous comments in the above link, I've located
> > some potential alternatives:
> > DotVVM:
> > https://www.dotvvm.com
> > Serene:
> > https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=VolkanCeylan
> > .SereneSerenityApplicationTemplate
> > I've never heard of these before. Anyone having experience with
> > these?
> > /gustav
> John W. Colby
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