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Sharepoint 2007: The Definitive Guideby James Pyles
Synopses & Reviews
For any organization that wants to use Windows SharePoint Services to share and collaborate on Microsoft Office documents, this book shows administrators of all levels how to get up and running with this powerful and popular set of collaboration tools.
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services technology in Office 2007 is an integrated set of services designed to connect people, information, processes, and systems both within and beyond the organizational firewall. SharePoint 2007: The Definitive Guide provides a detailed discussion of all Sharepoint features, applications and extensions. You learn how to build Sharepoint sites and site collections, along with ways to administrate, secure, and extend Sharepoint. This book teaches you how to:
For any organization that wants to use Windows SharePoint Services to share and collaborate on Microsoft Office documents, this book shows administrators of all levels how to get up and running with this powerful set of collaboration tools.
About the Author
James Pyles is a technical writer at Aquent Studios in Boise, Idaho. The author of PC Technician Street Smarts: A Real World Guide to CompTIA A+ Skills (Sybex) and numerous other technical works, James regularly reviews books on operating systems, web design, and programming for various web and print publications. He served as a SharePoint site administrator for a software group at Micron Technologies. You can reach him at http://www.wiredwriter.net.
Christopher M. Buechler, CISSP, SSCP, MCSE, MCSA, MCDBA, is a cofounder and Chief Technology Officer of BSD Perimeter, a company providing IT security services, including firewall support, vulnerability assessment, and penetration testing.
He also serves as Network Manager for a regional bank, handling its network security and infrastructure. As an independent consultant, and in past positions in his decade-long career, he has provided security, network, and other services for organizations in the public and private sector, ranging from small organizations to Fortune 500 companies and large public sector organizations. He can be reached at http://ChrisBuechler.com.
Bob Fox, MCP, MCTS, is currently Technical Lead, SharePoint Technologies, at B&R Business Solutions, LLC. He is a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services MVP, and his MVP blogcan be viewed at http://bobfox.net/splog.
Bob writes: "I have been working as an IT Professional since the mid 90s...I have spent a great deal of time working as a Systems Administrator dealing mainly with Microsoft Technologies. For the past five years my primary focus/passion has been Microsoft SharePoint Services."
"I specialize in Deployment, Portal and Site Customization, Administration, and Collaboration Solutions. I have in the past worked for such companies as Merrill Lynch, BISYS Retirement Services, Educational TestingService, and Pfizer, to name a few. I am based out of Lawrenceville, NJ, where I live with my wife, Barbara, and our children, Zachary and Sarah."
Murray Gordon is the Director of Technology at Cambar Solutions (www. cambarsolutions.com), a premier consulting company committed to value chain improvement through best practice consulting and technology innovation. He brings more than 10 years of technology consulting and solutions architecture experience to bear. In addition to his other duties, it is his charge to guide Cambar Solutions' primary focus of providing strategic business-driven technology solutions.
Murray is also a co-author of MCPD Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-547): Designing and Developing Web-Based Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework and MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-529): Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Application Development (both by Microsoft Press).
Michael Lotter is a SharePoint Solution Architect and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, currently working for B&R Business Solutions (www.bandrsolutions.com). He travels throughout the country doing SharePoint and InfoPath solution based contract work.
Jason Medero, MCP, MCT, MCTS, MVP (WSS), is a systems architect with a concentration in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) and its related Microsoft technologies. He is a managing partner of B&R Business Solutions, a central New Jersey-based firm specializing in SharePoint and surrounding technologies, infrastructure, real-time communications (OCS), and application development.
Jason is an active member of the SharePoint User Group in New York City, where he sits on the speaker selection committee. He also contributes his SharePoint knowledge as a mentor for some of the popular forums (MSD2D, MSDN). You can visit his blog at www.sharepointblogs.com/JasonMedero or his company's page at www.bandrsolutions.com.
Nilesh Mehta, current President of NGenious Solutions, Inc., is a recognized senior architect in Microsoft solutions, specializing in Microsoft's Office, SharePoint Server, Project Server, Exchange Server, and Active Directory technologies. He can be reached at http://www.ngenioussolutions.com.
Joris Poelmans is currently Application Group Manager at Dolmen (www.dolmen.be), a leading Belgian IT services company and Microsoft Gold Partner. His main competence area is Information Worker solutions, where he currently focuses on the SharePoint Products and Technologies platform. In October 2005, he was given the Microsoft MVP award for Windows SharePoint Services. He can be contacted through his blog at http://jopx.blogspot.com.
Christopher Pragash has more than 11 years of IT experience and has been predominently focused on Microsoft solutions. Under his current capacity as a Senior SharePoint Architect, Christopher has implemented portals based on Microsoft SharePoint technologies. His expertise in Microsoft SharePoint Technologies ranges from helping organizations translate business requirements into SharePoint solutions, building the solution, and training SharePoint administrators and developers.
Piotr Prussak, usually a journeyman consultant, is currently serving as Enterprise Architect for a manufacturing company in New Jersey. When not involved in architecture, he works with SharePoint technologies, which he's been working with since 2000. He's been involved with the SharePoint developer community for the last five years, worked with early betas of all releases of SharePoint, and uses SharePoint for fun wherever he goes. He can be reached at http://spsdreamjob.spaces.live.com/.
Christopher J. Regan, MCP, MCTS, MCT, currently serves as a Managing Partner of B&R Business Solutions, a central New Jersey-based Microsoft Partner that specializes in Microsoft SharePoint Server-centric solutions and custom development. Prior to his founding of B&R, Chris worked as the Director of Information Systems for a private pharmaceutical marketing company, where he managed a global staff of IT professionals.
Table of Contents
CreditsPrefaceChapter 1: Introducing Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007Chapter 2: Changes in the WSS ArchitectureChapter 3: Installing SharePoint 2007Chapter 4: Configuring a Multiserver FarmChapter 5: Designing SharePoint SitesChapter 6: Understanding the Datasheet and Explorer ViewsChapter 7: Applying Templates, Page Layouts, and ThemesChapter 8: Creating Web PartsChapter 9: Creating and Managing Document Workspaces and LibrariesChapter 10: Creating and Managing Meeting WorkspacesChapter 11: Creating and Managing DiscussionsChapter 12: Creating and Managing SharePoint Groups and UsersChapter 13: Creating and Managing Picture LibrariesChapter 14: Creating and Managing ListsChapter 15: Business Intelligence and SharePointChapter 16: Sharing Contacts and Meetings with OutlookChapter 17: Creating, Editing, and Managing Word Documents with SharePointChapter 18: Creating, Editing, and Managing Excel Documents with SharePointChapter 19: Creating in SharePoint Designer 2007Chapter 20: InfoPath and SharePointChapter 21: Designing SharePoint My SitesChapter 22: Applying Security to Your SharePoint SiteChapter 23: SharePoint AdministrationChapter 24: Upgrading from SharePoint Portal Server 2003Chapter 25: Using Server-Side and Client-Side Web PartsChapter 26: Using SharePoint Web ServicesChapter 27: Using SharePoint Server for SearchChapter 28: Using the SharePoint Object ModelChapter 29: Web Content ManagementColophon
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