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Support for online/offline database sync for field devices without internet access

It would be great if there was official support for Microsoft-Sync (or similar technology) so field devices (or laptops without internet access) could use LightSwitch apps offline and sync once they were back online.

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    Sam JohnsonSam Johnson shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Jim SandyJim Sandy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I think one shortcoming for Lightswitch HTML client is: when the project is big and having many tables, the javascript for model becomes so big (several megabytes) thus very slow to download, if we can cache the javascript and make it available when offline, then it'll be a great boost for Lightswith user base and developer base

      • AnonymousAnonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I think this online/offline support will make lightswitch the best development tool on earth:
        The best productivity, true universal platform independent!
        And it still uses the Microsoft platform on the server end!

      • anonymousanonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Can someone from the VS LS team comment? There are several scenarios where Win7 tablets are used in the field - but they need to work in a offline/disconnected mode and come back to sync.

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