Synopses & Reviews
Discover how to customize and enhance a SharePoint 2010 website
Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 is a powerful, sophisticated desktop application that allows you to customize websites based on Microsoft SharePoint 2010. Written by a team of SharePoint experts, this book provides you with an overview of the SharePoint Designer toolset and shows you how to use those tools to do far more than simply modify web pages. You'll learn to create and edit cascading style sheets, and visually design and edit code-free workflows. By the end of the book, you'll have acquired the skills necessary to modify, manage, and enhance virtually every aspect of a user's experience on a SharePoint 2010 website.
Beginning SharePoint Designer 2010:
Walks you through visually creating and editing master pages and page layouts
Shows you how to connect SharePoint to various external data sources?—without a single line of code
Explains ways to create and modify lists, libraries, and site permissions
Examines InfoPath integration and web part connections
Addresses visually customizing XSLT data views and forms
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Professional Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 describes SharePoint Designer, and how to use it in an Enterprise environment to enhance Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. It covers key integration points SharePoint, Viso, InfoPath, and the rest of your Enterprise data.
Key areas covered include:
Creating and modifying web part pages
Using the CSS editing tools to create and modify SharePoint themes
Master and Layouts pages
Using the SharePoint Data View web parts and custom workflows to create a rich interactive experience with both SharePoint and other enterprise data
Using SharePoint Designer to leverage the powerful client-side programming model
Teaching Web designers, developers, and IT professionals how to use the new version of SharePoint Designer
Covering both the design and business applications of SharePoint Designer, this complete Wrox guide brings readers thoroughly up to speed on how to use SharePoint Designer in an enterprise. You’ll learn to create and modify web pages, use CSS editing tools to modify themes, use Data View to create interactivity with SharePoint and other data, and much more. Coverage includes integration points with Visual Studio, Visio, and InfoPath.
- Shows web designers, developers, and IT professionals how to use SharePoint Designer 2010 to customize Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Windows SharePoint Services 4.0
- Covers both the design and business application of SharePoint Designer 2010
- Delves into modifying and enhancing every aspect of your SharePoint site—not just the look and feel
- Explores creating and modifying web pages, how to add interactivity with SharePoint and other data, and using CSS editing tools to modify themes
With the explosive growth in SharePoint, this book is your key to customizing your SharePoint sites with SharePoint Designer 2010.
About the Author
Woodrow W. Windischman
is an internationally experienced IT consultant and a Microsoft MVP in SharePoint Server.
Asif Rehmani is a trainer and consultant at SharePoint-Videos.com. He is a SharePoint Server MVP and MCT.
Bryan Phillips is a consultant and senior partner with Composable Systems, LLC. He is a Microsoft MVP in SharePoint Services.
Marcy Kellar is a user experience architect and cofounder of SharePoint Soapbox, LLC. She specializes in strategizing content and design on the SharePoint platform.
Table of Contents
PART I: THE LAY OF THE LAND.
CHAPTER 1: EXPLORING SHAREPOINT DESIGNER.
PART II: LET'S GET VISUAL.
CHAPTER 2: EDITING PAGES.
CHAPTER 3: THE ANATOMY OF A SHAREPOINT PAGE.
CHAPTER 4: PUBLISHING PAGES.
CHAPTER 5: STYLES AND THEMES.
PART III: DATA GALORE.
CHAPTER 6: LISTS, LIBRARIES, & INTERNAL CONTENT TYPES.
CHAPTER 7: DATA SOURCES AND EXTERNAL CONTENT TYPES.
CHAPTER 8: XSLT DATA VIEWS AND FORMS.
CHAPTER 9: INFOPATH INTEGRATION.
PART IV: TAKING ACTION.
CHAPTER 10: WEB PART CONNECTIONS.
CHAPTER 11: WORKFLOW BASICS.
CHAPTER 12: ADVANCED WORKFLOWS.
CHAPTER 14: CLIENT-SIDE PROGRAMMING IN SILVERLIGHT.
APPENDIX A: A BRIEF HISTORY OF SHAREPOINT AND SHAREPOINT DESIGNER.
APPENDIX B: JUST WHAT IS SHAREPOINT ANYWAY?