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Get up to speed on all areas of SharePoint development
Are you ready to explore the new capabilities of SharePoint 2010 so you can quickly build collaborative solutions that meet your business needs? Written for the .NET developer, this guide shows you how to take advantage of all the new features for creating and upgrading SharePoint sites. Inside you'll find field-tested best practices that help you take full advantage of this robust platform. Covering everything from maximizing SharePoint's capabilities and building effective solutions to designing custom workflows and developing content management applications, this resource helps you enhance your development skills so you can easily roll out new sites.
Professional SharePoint 2010 Development:
Reveals how to develop against the SharePoint Platform using the SharePoint and Web 2.0 APIs
Uncovers the collaboration, social networking, and search capabilities with SharePoint 2010
Reveals steps for creating enterprise forms with InfoPath and InfoPath Forms Services 2010
Walks you through object-oriented workflow capabilities so you can write your own workflows, activities, and workflow services
Demonstrates how to move to the cloud using SharePoint's online platform services
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Learn to leverage the features of the newest version of SharePoint, in this update to the bestseller
More than simply a portal, SharePoint is Microsoft's popular content management solution for building intranets and Web sites or hosting wikis and blogs. Offering broad coverage on all aspects of development for the SharePoint platform, this comprehensive book shows you exactly what SharePoint does, how to build solutions, and what features are accessible within SharePoint.
Written by one of the most recognized names in SharePoint development, Professional SharePoint 2010 Development offers an extensive selection of field-tested best practices that shows you how to leverage the vast power of this multi-faceted tool to build custom workflow and content management applications. Plus, you'll discover how to take advantage of the new features to roll out new SharePoint sites or upgrade existing sites.
- SharePoint guru Tom Rizzo offers broad coverage of the newest version of SharePoint, Microsoft's popular content management solution
- Addresses how the new version adds enhanced developer support for ASP.NET, Ajax, LINQ, and Silverlight
- Demonstrates how to take advantage of new features, including improvements to offline and mobile client capabilities, social networking additions, and more
- Covers user experience development, platform services, social media features, event handling, the business data catalog, forms and workflow, business intelligence, and more
With this book, you'll get exhaustive coverage on the many possibilities that exist with SharePoint.
About the Author
is a senior director in Microsoft SharePoint's product management team.
Reza Alirezaei is an independent consultant and a Microsoft MVP.
Paul J. Swider is a consultant, the Enterprise SharePoint strategist for OnClick Solutions, and President of the Charleston SharePoint Users Group.
Scot Hillier is an independent consultant, Microsoft MVP, and author.
Jeff Fried is a senior product manager at Microsoft and author of more than 50 technical papers.
Kenneth Schaefer is an independent developer and designer focusing on SharePoint and web-based solutions.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT 2010.
What's New in the SharePoint Platform and Tools.
What's New in Collaboration/Social Computing.
What's New in Search.
What's New in ECM.
CHAPTER 2: DEVELOPER TOOLS FOR SHAREPOINT 2010.
OOB Developer Experience.
Visual Studio 2010.
Setting Up Your Development Environment.
Troubleshooting with Debugging, and Testing.
Deploying and Maintaining Your Code.
CHAPTER 3: IT PRO ENHANCEMENTS FOR THE DEVELOPER.
High Availability Improvements.
CHAPTER 4: SHAREPOINT PLATFORM.
New User Interface.
List, View, and Event Enhancements.
Overview of Data Technologies.
CHAPTER 5: COLLABORATION AND SOCIAL COMPUTING.
Social Networking and My Site.
Blogs and Wiki Site Defi nitions.
CHAPTER 6: SEARCH.
Search Options with SharePoint 2010.
Search User Experience.
Search Architecture and Topologies.
Developing with Enterprise Search.
Customizing the Search User Experience.
Search Connectors and Searching LOB Systems.
Working with Federation.
Working with the Query OM.
Extending Search Using the Administrative OM.
Summary: Customizing Search with SharePoint 2010.
CHAPTER 7: ECM: RECORDS MANAGEMENT.
SharePoint 2010 Records Management Overview.
Programming RM in SharePoint.
CHAPTER 8: WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT.
The Content Lifecycle in Web Content Management.
Foundations of Web Content Management.
CHAPTER 9: ELECTRONIC FORMS.
Introducing the Training Management Application.
Customizing SharePoint List Forms.
Designing InfoPath Form Templates.
Tools for Form Developers.
Building Web Parts Using InfoPath.
CHAPTER 10: ECM: DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT.
A New Enterprise Content Mindset.
Getting the Most Out of the Document Center.
Using Document Libraries in the Document Center.
Document ID Service.
CHAPTER 11: BUSINESS CONNECTIVITY SERVICES.
Introducing Business Connectivity Services.
Understanding BCS Architecture.
Understanding Authentication Scenarios.
Creating External Content Types.
Using ECTs in SharePoint 2010.
Using ECTs in Offi ce 2010.
Creating Custom BCS Solutions.
CHAPTER 12: WORKFLOW.
Training Approval Workflow.
Workfl ow Development Lifecycle.
Building Workfl ows with Visual Studio 2010.
CHAPTER 13: BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE.
Challenges with Traditional Business Intelligence.
Integration with SharePoint: The History.
Highlights of Business Intelligence in SharePoint Server 2010.
Important Terms and Concepts.
Using the Adventure Works Sample Databases.
The Starting Point: Business Intelligence Center.
Reporting Services 2008 R2.
Reporting on SharePoint Data.
Claims and BI Solutions.
CHAPTER 14: SHAREPOINT ONLINE.
SharePoint Online Overview.
Developing in the Cloud.
Example Cloud Scenarios.
APPENDIX A: ADDITIONAL HELP AND RESOURCES 641