Professional SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Solutions
If you want to be part of the next major shift in the IT industry, you'll want this book. Melding two of the hottest trends in the industrythe widespread popularity of the SharePoint collaboration platform and the rapid rise of cloud computingthis practical guide shows developers how to extend their SharePoint solutions with the cloud's almost limitless capabilities. See how to get started, discover smart ways to leverage cloud data and services through Azure, start incorporating Twitter or LinkedIn into your solutions, find the best ways to secure everything, and much more.
- Shows developers how to use Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to create scalable, cloud-based solutions
- Melds the hottest new trend in the industrydeveloping, hosting, managing, or storing code in the cloudwith what SharePoint developers need to know to weave these technologies into their solutions
- Provides developer patterns, real-world examples, and invaluable walkthroughs
- Topics include SQL Azure for data management and BI, building an Azure-based corporate tax service, connecting Linked In and SharePoint profile data, creating a filterable Twitter dashboard, leveraging Bing Maps Geo services, maintaining security, and more
SharePoint developers, discover exciting new ways to extend SharePoint's functionality with this practical and content-rich guide.
CHAPTER 1 Getting Started with SharePoint and the Cloud 1
CHAPTER 2 Using SQL Azure for Business Intelligence 21
CHAPTER 3 Building a Windows Azure-Based Service 51
CHAPTER 4 Creating an Aggregated Solution Using Cloud-Based Data 83
CHAPTER 5 Connecting LinkedIn and SharePoint Profi le Data 113
CHAPTER 6 Using Twitter in Your SharePoint Solutions 139
CHAPTER 7 Using Bing Maps in Your SharePoint Business Solutions 173
CHAPTER 8 Financial Modeling with Excel Services and Windows Azure 205
CHAPTER 9 Creating a Training Application in SharePoint Online 257
CHAPTER 10 Managing Customer Information in SharePoint Online 275
CHAPTER 11 Securing Cloud Solutions Using Claims-Based Authentication 309
STEVE FOX is the Director of Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) for SharePoint and Windows Azure. He regularly speaks to developers about SharePoint, Offi ce, and cloud development, at both domestic and international conferences. Steve has authored many articles and books, including Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development (Wrox, 2010) and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Applications on Windows Azure (MSPress, 2011). He has worked at Microsoft for 12 years and currently lives in Seattle, Washington.
DONOVAN FOLLETTE is a Sr. Technical Evangelist for Microsoft with more than 25 years of experience developing enterprise business applications on a variety of platforms. He currently specializes in helping to enable developers in building integrated line-of-business (LOB) solutions with Microsoft Offi ce and SharePoint 2010.
GIRISH RAJA is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft's Redmond campus. In this role, Girish helps the community learn various development features of SharePoint and provides guidance for building applications using its platform. He also works on demonstrating how well SharePoint integrates with other Microsoft technologies through his blog and various channel9 videos. Prior to this role, he was an Evangelist for Dynamics CRM.
PAUL STUBBS is a Microsoft Technical Evangelist for Azure, SharePoint, and Office, where he focuses on the information worker development community around SharePoint and Offi ce, Silverlight, and cloud computing. He has authored several books on solution development using Microsoft Offi ce, SharePoint, and Silverlight, as well as several articles for MSDN Magazine, and has also spoken at Microsoft Tech-Ed, PDC, SharePoint Conference, DevConnections, and MIX conferences. Paul has also worked as a Senior Program Manager on Visual Studio in Redmond, Washington. Paul is a Microsoft Certifi ed Trainer (MCT) and frequently participates in the developer community on the Microsoft forums. Visit Paul’s blog at blogs.msdn.com/pstubbs for deep SharePoint developer information.