If you're a .NET or Microsoft Office developer, this book gives you the tools to utilize the entire SharePoint platform. It offers practical insights that will help you take advantage of this integrated suite of server capabilities along with specific examples of how to implement classes of solutions on top of the platform. You'll be able to apply this information in order to create a collaborative environment and build web-based applications.
You'll build your SharePoint foundation on the solid details provided on SharePoint technologies, architecture, and development tools. The core of the book takes you into the key areas of development on SharePoint: base platform, collaboration, enterprise search, enterprise content management (ECM), records management (RM), document management (DM), web content management (WCM), workflow, electronic forms, and business intelligence. With these skills, you will be able to set up a SharePoint environment that enhances productivity and delivers rich-looking sites.
What you will learn from this book
- All about the Microsoft® Application Platform, WSS 3.0, MOSS 2007, and SharePoint's relationship to ASP.NET
What tools you'll need and how to build your development environment
Ways to enhance collaboration using calendars, tasks, issues, lists, and e-mail events
Techniques for developing applications with RSS, blogs, and wikis
Strategies for using enterprise search, XML, and XSLT
How to create solutions integrating custom workflows and e-forms
Who this book is for
This book is for ASP.NET, .NET, and Microsoft Office developers who want to learn SharePoint development. .NET code examples are given in C#.
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About the Author
Consultant, author, and coach John Alexander is a recognized Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) and has served as the Microsoft regional director for the Kansas City region for the last nine years. Experienced in the delivery of scalable, stable, and open enterprise-level .NET Web applications, John is an industry-recognized trainer, consultant, speaker, and writer on the Microsoft .NET vision and implementation at both the technical and business decision-maker level. He has also coached several teams of developers, including one that was directly responsible for placing their organization on CIO magazine’s Agile 100 list. You can reach John at firstname.lastname@example.org. John is a principal with Alexander & Julian Inc, a Microsoft Partner specializing in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 and custom .NET development. Known for excellence in software delivery, Alexander & Julian prides itself on solving business challenges with innovative solutions.