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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Unleashed (Unleashed)

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Now that Microsoft has made SharePoint Designer a free download, thousands of organizations are adopting it to design state-of-the-art SharePoint sites and solutions. In SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed, Microsoft MVP Kathy Hughes brings together all the information you need to make the most of this powerful tool. Using realistic examples, you are guided through all of Designer 2010’s capabilities, presenting best practices drawn from her extensive experience.

 

First, Hughes quickly reviews the SharePoint 2010 concepts and tools that SharePoint Designer 2010 users must know to be effective. Next, she introduces SharePoint Designer 2010’s revamped interface, shows how to use its core features, and calls attention to its most powerful new improvements.

 

You’ll walk step-by-step through styling and designing sites that offer advanced functionality and consistent branding. Next, you’ll master SharePoint Designer 2010’s toolsets for data integration and workflow development.

 

This book will be invaluable to every user or potential user of SharePoint Designer, including: Web designers, information workers, software developers, system administrators, and IT managers.

 

Kathy Hughes is a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server with a Masters Degree in interaction design from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. Hughes trains and consults on SharePoint, focusing on design, usability, and customization. She contributed to multiple SharePoint Server 2007 books, and authored a comprehensive five-day SharePoint Server 2007 Designer course used by Mindsharp and its partners worldwide. She speaks regularly at Microsoft events including TechEd Australia and Office DevCon Australia.

 

  • Get started fast with SharePoint Designer 2010 and SharePoint 2010
  • Customize SharePoint sites and content with CSS, Web Parts, master pages, and themes
  • Work with site templates
  • Create and adapt content types, columns, lists, and libraries
  • Quickly build new content pages and page layouts
  • Incorporate media, including Silverlight and images
  • Configure RSS, REST, SQL Server, and other data sources
  • Integrate external content types and lists via Business Connectivity Services (BCS)
  • Authenticate data sources and troubleshoot data integration problems
  • Extend the ribbon with custom actions and leverage the dialog framework to enhance the user interface
  • Use SharePoint Designer 2010’s built-in ASP.NET controls
  • Extend site functionality with the XSLT List View and Data View Web Parts
  • Modify out-of-the-box list forms, or build new ones with InfoPath 2010
  • Adapt Designer 2010’s workflows or build entirely new ones

 

Category: Microsoft® SharePoint®

Covers: Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010

User Level: Intermediate–Advanced

 

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Download all examples and source code presented in this book from informit.com/title/9780672331053

 

 

 

Synopsis:

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 includes a wealth of powerful and comprehensive collaborative features, including social networking, extended search, records management and business intelligence features, just to name a few. SharePoint Designer 2010 is the core design tool for designing, prototyping, and customizing both SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 sites, from small sites to enterprise-level internet sites and intranets. All SharePoint users, from information workers and administrators, to designers and developers, will find a clear, comprehensive reference in SharePoint Designer 2010 Unleashed that will empower them to extend SharePoint beyond the out-of-the-box Microsoft interface.
 
Learn how to:
  • Work with SharePoint 2010 out-of-the-box features and understand the extent of design and customization possible via the Web interface
  • Leverage the power of SharePoint Designer 2010 to maximize and extend SharePoint 2010 site customizations
  • Customize a site from the early stages of prototyping and design to the final deployment phase
  • Build powerful workflows and align them to your business processes
  • Integrate and present external data into SharePoint sites
  • Effectively brand your SharePoint Server 2010 sites to make them unique and powerful
  • Leverage custom branding through the use of CSS, master pages, templates, themes and other features

Synopsis:

Microsoft has transformed SharePoint Designer into a free download: now, here's the first comprehensive guide to making the most of it!

 

  • Written by Microsoft MVP Kathy Hughes, a leader of the SharePoint Designer community
  • Shows how to use SharePoint Designer to establish and maintain custom branding
  • Packed with examples and best practices, and supported with extensive online resources
  • For all current and potential users: information workers, administrators, designers, developers, and more
  •  

    Now that Microsoft has made SharePoint Designer a free download, thousands of organizations are adopting it as the tool of choice for designing customized SharePoint sites and solutions. In this book, top SharePoint Designer expert and Microsoft MVP Kathy Hughes brings together all the information they need to make the most of this powerful tool. Packed with solid examples and real-world best practices, SharePoint Designer 2010 Unleashed will be an invaluable resource for all SharePoint Designer users, from professional web developers and designers to information workers, system administrators to managers. Hughes covers all this, and much more: " Building and implementing customized branding using SharePoint Designer, CSS, Master Pages, Themes, and Page Layouts " Getting started with SharePoint Designer 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 " Creating sites with site templates and out-of-the-box Web parts " Customizing List Forms with InfoPath 2010 " Designing more effective web interfaces with SharePoint Designer 2010 " Implementing and designing MySites " Creating custom workflows and Workflow Forms " Designing sites that use SharePoint 2010's powerful business intelligence features " Creating interactive mashups " Customizing the Ribbon and dialog interface " Prototyping SharePoint sites with Expression Blend 3 and Sketchflow

    About the Author

    Kathy Hughes is a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server with a Masters Degree in interaction design from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. Hughes trains and consults on SharePoint, focusing on design, usability, and customization. She contributed to multiple SharePoint Server 2007 books, and authored a comprehensive five-day SharePoint Server 2007 Designer course used by Mindsharp and its partners worldwide. She speaks regularly at Microsoft events including TechEd Australia and Office DevCon Australia.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Part 1 Welcome to SharePoint Server 2010!

    1 SharePoint Server 2010 Introduction

    2 SharePoint Server 2010 Architectural Overview

    3 Design Administrative Tasks

    4 Business Intelligence

    Part 2 Web Interface Design Capabilities

    5 Introduction to the 2010 User Interface

    6 Creating Sites with Site Templates

    7 Working with the Out-of-the-Box Web Parts

    8 Customizing List Forms with InfoPath 2010

    9 Introduction to MySites

    Part 3 Enhancing the Web Interface with SharePoint Designer 2010

    10 Web Interface Design with SharePoint Designer 2010

    11 Spicing up Sites and Content

    12 Configuring Data Sources and Data Views

    13 External Content Types and External Lists

    Part 4 Styling SharePoint Sites with SharePoint Designer 2010

    14 Working with SharePoint Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

    15 Working with SharePoint Master Pages

    16 Creating and Customizing Themes

    17 Creating and Styling Page Layouts

    18 Designing MySites

    Part 5 Business Processes and Workflows

    19 Introduction to SharePoint workflows

    20 Creating Custom Workflows

    21 Customizing Workflow Forms

    22 Deploying and Managing Workflows

    Part 6 Extending, Deploying and Upgrading Customizations

    23 Customizing the Ribbon and Dialog interface

    24 Deployment Options for Design and Customization

    25 Prototyping a SharePoint Site with Expression Blend 3 and Sketchflow

    26 Upgrade Considerations

    Part 7 Appendices

    Best Practices for Design in SharePoint Server 2010

    Best Practices for Designing InfoPath Forms

    Browser Considerations and Accessibility

    SharePoint Server 2010 CSS chart

    Sample SharePoint master page

    Part 8 Glossary

     

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780672331053
    Author:
    Hughes, Kathy.
    Publisher:
    Sams
    Author:
    Hughes, Kathy
    Subject:
    Client-Server Computing - General
    Subject:
    Server Computing
    Subject:
    Database-Client Server
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Unleashed
    Publication Date:
    20110923
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    Professional and scholarly
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    1608
    Dimensions:
    9 x 7 x 2.1 in 2041 gr

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    Computers and Internet » Database » Client Server
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    "Synopsis" by ,
    Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 includes a wealth of powerful and comprehensive collaborative features, including social networking, extended search, records management and business intelligence features, just to name a few. SharePoint Designer 2010 is the core design tool for designing, prototyping, and customizing both SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 sites, from small sites to enterprise-level internet sites and intranets. All SharePoint users, from information workers and administrators, to designers and developers, will find a clear, comprehensive reference in SharePoint Designer 2010 Unleashed that will empower them to extend SharePoint beyond the out-of-the-box Microsoft interface.
     
    Learn how to:
    • Work with SharePoint 2010 out-of-the-box features and understand the extent of design and customization possible via the Web interface
    • Leverage the power of SharePoint Designer 2010 to maximize and extend SharePoint 2010 site customizations
    • Customize a site from the early stages of prototyping and design to the final deployment phase
    • Build powerful workflows and align them to your business processes
    • Integrate and present external data into SharePoint sites
    • Effectively brand your SharePoint Server 2010 sites to make them unique and powerful
    • Leverage custom branding through the use of CSS, master pages, templates, themes and other features
    "Synopsis" by ,

    Microsoft has transformed SharePoint Designer into a free download: now, here's the first comprehensive guide to making the most of it!

     

  • Written by Microsoft MVP Kathy Hughes, a leader of the SharePoint Designer community
  • Shows how to use SharePoint Designer to establish and maintain custom branding
  • Packed with examples and best practices, and supported with extensive online resources
  • For all current and potential users: information workers, administrators, designers, developers, and more
  •  

    Now that Microsoft has made SharePoint Designer a free download, thousands of organizations are adopting it as the tool of choice for designing customized SharePoint sites and solutions. In this book, top SharePoint Designer expert and Microsoft MVP Kathy Hughes brings together all the information they need to make the most of this powerful tool. Packed with solid examples and real-world best practices, SharePoint Designer 2010 Unleashed will be an invaluable resource for all SharePoint Designer users, from professional web developers and designers to information workers, system administrators to managers. Hughes covers all this, and much more: " Building and implementing customized branding using SharePoint Designer, CSS, Master Pages, Themes, and Page Layouts " Getting started with SharePoint Designer 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 " Creating sites with site templates and out-of-the-box Web parts " Customizing List Forms with InfoPath 2010 " Designing more effective web interfaces with SharePoint Designer 2010 " Implementing and designing MySites " Creating custom workflows and Workflow Forms " Designing sites that use SharePoint 2010's powerful business intelligence features " Creating interactive mashups " Customizing the Ribbon and dialog interface " Prototyping SharePoint sites with Expression Blend 3 and Sketchflow

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