Visual Studio LightSwitch is Microsoft’s newest development tool. LightSwitch is designed to allow non-developers to create data driven applications for Windows or the Web.LightSwitch uses predefined templates to make it easy to develop new applications. LightSwitch generates either VB or C# code.
If you have Visual Studio 2010 already installed then LightSwitch will be installed into the existing Visual Studio IDE as a new project type. One thing to be aware of is that if you have Visual Studio 2010 already installed then you’ll need to be sure to upgrade to the Visual Studio 2010 SP1 before installing LightSwitch beta 2.