Visual Studio LightSwitch is a Rapid Application Development framework that leverages a coordinated set of existing Microsoft technologies (SilverLight, Entity Framework, WCF and SQL Server) to facilitate the creation of data-driven line-of-business applications. LightSwitch has several extensibility points, and one of the most important (from a design perspective) is the ability to extend a LightSwitch application with SilverLight controls.
He has more than twenty years of experience in the design, development, implementation, documentation and maintenance of client-server and monolithic database applications using both procedural and object-oriented languages and design methodologies. He has independently designed, developed and implemented more than a dozen database applications. He has provided consulting services to clients in the areas of requirements analysis, system concept development, project planning and system design, development and implementation. Thom is proficient in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design. Thom is the leader of the Houston Designers and Developers Special Interest Group (D2SIG) and has given numerous presentations on software related graphic design.