I’m a hardcore coder who is into design patterns and best practices. But sometimes, you just needs to crank out a simple little application for someone to manage a database of employees or orders… maybe both! Recently, some of use have turned to ASP.NET Dynamic Data for scaling websites, but websites aren’t always the best solution. What if your client really wants a desktop application with rich functionality like exporting to Excel? Introducing the next wave of application scaling: LightSwitch!