Professional SharePoint 2007 Development
You’ll start by building a strong foundation based on a thorough understanding of the technologies that come with the SharePoint platform, while also drilling into specific implementation areas. Next, you'll dive into seven key SharePoint development areas: the base collaboration platform, portal and composite application frameworks, enterprise search, ECM, business process automation and workflow, electronic forms, and business intelligence.
This book is for ASP.NET developers who want to add collaboration support to their existing applications, Windows/Office client developers who want to move their solutions from the desktop to the web, and experienced SharePoint version 2.0 developers who want to take advantage of the new capabilities available in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
You will learn all about Windows SharePoint Services and MOSS 2007, including the following:
Ways to enhance collaboration using calendars, tasks, issues, and email alerts
Techniques for developing applications with integrated RSS, blogs and Wikis
How to build, configure, and manage portal solutions
Strategies for using enterprise search, XML, and XSLT
Methods for improving enterprise content management and business intelligence
Ways to take advantage of built-in support for regulatory compliance and web publishing
How to create custom workflows and integrate them into your solutions
This book is also available as part of the 4-book SharePoint 2007 Wrox Box (ISBN: 0470431946) with these 4 books:
- Professional SharePoint 2007 Development (ISBN: 0470117567)
- Real World SharePoint 2007 (ISBN: 0470168358)
- Professional Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Design (ISBN: 047028580X)
- Professional SharePoint 2007 Web Content Management Development (ISBN: 0470224754)
Chapter 1: The Microsoft Application Platform and SharePoint.
SharePoint Products and Technologies.
The Microsoft Application Platform.
A Service-Oriented View of the Microsoft Application Platform.
Chapter 2: MOSS 2007 Overview for Developers.
Architectural Overview of SharePoint.
Your Development Environment.
Configure Remote Debugging.
Chapter 3: The SharePoint User Experience.
Site Design Starts with Web Applications.
Content Is Stored in a Site Collection.
Using SharePoint Lists and Libraries.
Improved Storage with Lists.
Working with Site Columns.
Understanding Content Types.
Windows SharePoint Services Pages.
Windows SharePoint Services Mobility.
Chapter 4: WSS v3 Platform Services.
Custom Field Types.
Chapter 5: Programming Windows SharePoint Services.
Chapter 6: A Sample Collaboration Solution.
Designing a Solution.
Chapter 7: RSS, Blogs, and Wikis.
Chapter 8: Building Personalized Solutions.
Building Rich Portal Solutions on SharePoint.
Membership and User Profiles.
Chapter 9: Using Enterprise Search.
Introduction to Enterprise Search.
SharePoint Server Enterprise Search Object Model Architecture.
Extending Enterprise Search.
Configuring Enterprise Search.
Chapter 10: Using the Business Data Catalog.
Business Data Catalog Architecture.
Connecting to Web Services.
Chapter 11: Building Document Management Solutions.
Understanding the Document Lifecycle.
Defining Metadata Using Content Types.
Managing Document Creation.
Managing the Document Revision Cycle.
Developing XML-Driven Document Management Solutions.
Creating Policy Administration Tools.
Chapter 12: Building Records Management Solutions.
SharePoint Support for Records Management.
The SharePoint Records Repository.
Information Management Policy.
Chapter 13: Building Web Content Management Solutions.
Customizing the Authoring Experience.
Chapter 14: Electronic Forms in MOSS 2007.
The Structure of an InfoPath Form.
Form Templates and Form Data.
Understanding InfoPath Security.
Form Deployment and Distribution.
Using Browser-Based Forms.
Chapter 15: Building Workflow Solutions.
Workflow Foundation Basics.
Workflow in MOSS.
Building Declarative Workflows Using SharePoint Designer 2007.
Building Reusable Workflows Using Visual Studio 2005.
Chapter 16: Business Intelligence and SharePoint Server 2007.
Dashboards and Report Center.
Appendix A: Using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Extension for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
Building a Custom Solution Using the VSeWSS.
Using VSeWSS to Build Site Definitions and Custom Modules.
Using VSeWSS to Build Content Types.
Building a Custom Content Type Using VSeWSS.
Using VSeWSS to Build List Definitions.
Using VSeWSS to Build Web Parts.
Leveraging the SharePoint Solution Generator.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Harvard College and a J.D. from the University of Michigan, John developed a specialized computing language for constructing legal expert systems. His expertise includes all aspects of distributed systems development, with a special emphasis on document automation, collaboration, and enterprise content management.
In addition to his professional career, John is actively engaged in humanitarian activities through Works of Wonder International, a nonprofit organization he cofounded with his wife, Alice, and the Art of Living Foundation, an international service organization devoted to uplifting human values throughout the world. Jeff Julian is a principal consultant with Alexander & Julian Inc, a Kansas City–based Microsoft partner and software consulting firm. His ability to resolve business challenges and passion for the software community was evident when Microsoft awarded him the Most Valuable Professional award in the area of XML for four years in a row. Jeff is also the founder of the largest blogging site of Microsoft professionals, named Geekswithblogs.net. You can contact Jeff by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Matt Ranlett, a SQL Server MVP, has been a fixture of the Atlanta .NET developer community for many years. A founding member of the Atlanta Dot Net Regular Guys (www.devcow.com), Matt has formed and leads several area user groups. Despite spending dozens of hours after work on local and national community activities such as the SharePoint 1, 2, 3! series (www.sharepoint123.com), organizing three Atlanta Code Camps, working on the INETA board of directors as the vice president of technology, and appearing in several podcasts such as .Net Rocks and the ASP.NET Podcast, Matt recently found the time to get married to a wonderful woman named Kim, whom he helps to raise three monstrous dogs. Matt currently works as a senior consultant with Intellinet and is part of the team committed to helping people succeed by delivering innovative solutions that create business value. Eli Robillard is a frequent speaker at user groups and conferences, a technical editor, a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MVP, the founder of the Toronto SharePoint Users Group, a member of the Microsoft Canada Speakers Bureau, and a founding member and past chair of a group of high-profile industry influencers and early adopters known as the ASPInsiders. As the principal architect in the Technology Architecture Group at Infusion Development Corporation, Eli designs SharePoint solutions for Wall Street, Bay Street, and large organizations worldwide. He lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he plays music and goes on adventures with his 10-year old daughter. Brendon Schwartz actively participates in the Atlanta area user groups and is known as one of the Atlanta .NET Regular Guys (www.devcow.com), of which he is also one of the cofounders. He is currently on the INETA board of directors as the vice president of technology, working to solve the technology problems of a large nonprofit organization using SharePoint and ASP.NET. Brendon currently works for Wintellect, solving real-world business problems through the use of Microsoft technologies such as SharePoint, .NET, Office, and VSTS. In addition to presenting at local user groups, he created the Free Training 1,2,3! series to help developers learn Microsoft technologies. As a .NET community leader in Atlanta, Brendon coauthored and presented the training material for SharePoint 1,2,3! (www.sharepoint123.com). He also writes technical articles for Microsoft, as well as other magazine publications on the topics of SharePoint and business intelligence. Brendon has worked on the leadership teams of five different user groups and has been interviewed for his community efforts on podcasts, including the ASP.NET Podcast, .NET Rocks!, and The SharePoint Show podcast. Brendon serves as the co-chairman of the Atlanta Code Camps (www.atlantacodecamp.com), at which he also regularly presents.
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