Author: Amanda Perran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Learn to build business solutions with SharePoint 2013 Now in its third edition, this perennial bestseller features a complete overhaul for the latest version of SharePoint. A must-have for building business solutions in SharePoint, real-world scenarios address critical information management problems and detailed descriptions explain how to efficiently and successfully handle these challenges. Plus, best practices for configuration and customization round out the coverage of getting started with SharePoint 2013 so that you can confidently make this platform work for your business today. Examines product functionality alongside realistic scenarios to provide you with contextual relevance Addresses managing permissions, reporting in SharePoint, and working with access services Offers updated content on working with lists, libraries, workflow, content types, and web parts Reviews social features, forms management, business connectivity services, and more Beginning SharePoint 2013 is an ideal introduction to the latest iteration of this popular content management provider.
Author: Reza Alirezaei
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-02-22
Thorough coverage of development in SharePoint 2013 A team of well-known Microsoft MVPs joins forces in this fully updated resource, providing you with in-depth coverage of development tools in the latest iteration of the immensely popular SharePoint. From building solutions to building custom workflow and content management applications, this book shares field-tested best practices on all aspect of SharePoint 2013 development. Offers a thorough look at Windows Azure and SharePoint 2013 Includes new chapters on Application Life Cycle Management, developing apps in SharePoint, and building PerformancePoint Dashboards in SharePoint Professional SharePoint 2013 Development is an essential SharePoint developer title.
Beginning SharePoint 2013 Workflows is a practically-oriented book about building effective workflows in SharePoint 2013. Workflows are process flows that use pre-defined common activities executed as a process on a SharePoint server. Workflows serve in any situation requiring steps to be taken in a precise, controlled order, with forks and variables and other options for customization. Workflows in SharePoint 2013 have been redesigned from the ground up and are immensely more powerful than the workflow features found in previous versions of SharePoint, 2007 and 2010. The latest version brings a brand-new infrastructure together with fully-declarative authoring environment that is finally ready for prime time. You cannot afford to be unaware of what SharePoint 2013 brings to workflow management. Author Bjoern Rapp covers everything from fundamentals to advanced topics. For readers with no programming experience, learn to build workflows by dragging and dropping. Yes, that’s right—no code! SharePoint 2013 provides a comprehensive set of predefined actions, but you’re not limited in any way. But for intermediate users and and programmers, you still have access to the sophisticated functionality needed to customize your workflows with custom code. Now your workflows can reflect reality, complete with all the iteration and decision points needed to reflect how your business really and truly operates. Beginning SharePoint 2013 Workflows shows how to create custom actions of your own. Also in this book you’ll learn about support for Workflows in Visual Studio, about the introduction of Windows Azure as the new workflow execution host, how the messaging is implemented through Windows Communication Foundation, and much more. No SharePoint developer can afford to be without Beginning SharePoint 2013 Workflows and the knowledge it unlocks. Covers creation of advanced workflows using both code-based and no code solutions Illustrates exciting new features such as Visual Designer and the new support for loops Provides examples of full-blown Workflow solutions and Workflow management apps using SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2012 What you’ll learn Learn everything you need to know about then Workflow Manager Service and the Windows Azure Execution Host Create and implement out of the box workflows using the SharePoint 2013 user interface and built-in workflow form templates Build advanced no-code workflows for SharePoint 2013 and Project Server 2013 Use the Workflow Object Model to implement workflow management functions in SharePoint 2013 Apps Develop full code-based workflow solutions utilizing the powers of .NET and Visual Studio 2012 Learn how to manage and monitor workflows using PowerShell Discover SharePoint Designer 2013's powerful workflow design features Who this book is for Beginning SharePoint 2013 Workflows is aimed at both intermediate to advanced SharePoint users (for no code solutions) and developers (for custom code solutions) looking for expert guidance on designing and developing workflows for the SharePoint 2013 platform. Some of the exercises are based on code samples written in C#, and users with basic knowledge of the language and familiarity with the Visual Studio 2012 IDE will benefit most from the code-based chapters.
Author: Olga M. Londer
Publisher: Pearson Education
Release Date: 2013-08-15
The smart way to learn Microsoft SharePoint 2013—one step at a time! Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to boost team collaboration with SharePoint 2013. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Customize your team site’s layout, features, and apps Manage and share ideas, documents, and data Capture and organize content into lists and libraries Automate business processes with built-in workflows Use social features to communicate and collaborate Publish content using enhanced web content management
Dive into the business intelligence features in SharePoint 2013—and use the right combination of tools to deliver compelling solutions. Take control of business intelligence (BI) with the tools offered by SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Led by a group of BI and SharePoint experts, you’ll get step-by-step instructions for understanding how to use these technologies best in specific BI scenarios—whether you’re a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst. Discover how to: Manage the entire BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards Use web-based Microsoft Excel services and publish workbooks on a SharePoint Server Mash up data from multiple sources and create Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) using PowerPivot Create data-driven diagrams that provide interactive processes and context with Microsoft Visio Services Use dashboards, scorecards, reports, and key performance indicators to monitor and analyze your business Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them
Your guide to the most significant changes in SharePoint 2013. Discover what’s new and what’s changed in SharePoint 2013—and get a head start using these cutting-edge capabilities to improve organizational collaboration and effectiveness. Led by a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint, you'll learn how to take advantage of important new features and functionality, including app development, collaborative social enterprise tools, enhanced versioning, themes, improved search, and an extended client object model. Get an early, expert look at how to: Develop SharePoint apps using collaborative social enterprise tools Use the new Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) smart technology to consume less bandwidth Version documents, list items, and entire parts of SharePoint with improved control Use colors and styles to get a themed version of your CSS with a simple line of code Extend the client object model with enhanced search capabilities
Create dynamic business intelligence (BI) solutions for SharePoint faster and with more capabilities than previously possible. With this book, you’ll learn the entire process—from high-level concepts to development and deployment—for building data-rich BI applications with Visual Studio LightSwitch, SQL Server 2012, and a host of related Microsoft technologies. You’ll learn practical techniques and patterns necessary to use all of these technologies together as you build an example application through the course of the book, step by step. Discover how to solve real problems, using BI solutions that will evolve to meet future needs. Learn the fundamentals of SharePoint, LightSwitch, and SQL Server 2012 Get a solid grounding in BI application basics and database design principles Use LightSwitch to build a help desk app, including data model design and SharePoint data integration Build a tabular cube with Microsoft’s Business Intelligence Semantic Model (BISM) Dive into the data visualization stack, including Excel and SQL Server Reporting Services Create reports with Excel Services, Report Builder, and PowerView Use tips and tricks for setting up your BI application development environment
Apps have taken the world by storm, and now they're taking SharePoint as well. The biggest new thing in SharePoint 2013, apps are the solution to creating custom code that runs on not just your own SharePoint deployment, but also on others' implementations as well. Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development is your must-have guide to developing app solutions that run on the SharePoint 2013 platform. Using step-by-step tutorials, author Steve Wright creates a sample SharePoint app throughout the course of the book, and you can walk with him through the entire lifecycle of a SharePoint app. Get expert guidance and advice on creating an app, provisioning it for use in SharePoint, securing it from unauthorized use and from other applications, integrating your app with SharePoint search and other platform features, and much more. You'll even discover how to present your app to users on mobile devices like iPads, smartphones, and Microsoft Surface tablets. Apps in SharePoint are here to stay. Don't miss out - pick up a copy of Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development and get started on your own custom apps today. Introduces the architecture for creating and hosting SharePoint apps. Leads the reader through the creation and deployment of a complete solution. Provides an understanding of the security features in the SharePoint app model. Helps the organization leverage internal data securely over the network. Leverages SharePoint search and other services to create rich SharePoint solutions. Introduces the techniques for delivering data on a multitude of web and mobile platforms.
Author: Paul J. Galvin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-11-08
SharePoint MVPs offer practical WF4 guidance for SharePoint 2010 developers With the new Workflow Foundation 4 (WF4) toolkit in SharePoint 2010, companies have new ways to build custom solutions for common or frequent business processes. This unique book is packed with instructions and tips that show you how. You'll use WF4 to create and implement office-practical apps such as expense report approvals, RFPs, sale pipeline management, and more. The book also covers how to design custom activities with SharePoint Designer 2010. Explains how to build business solutions using the Workflow Foundation 4 toolkit in SharePoint 2010 Shows even non-IT readers how to create and implement processes such as sales pipeline management, creating and managing RFPs, setting up a conference room scheduling solution across a multi-national company, and more Explores the basics vital to all process design: system analysis, researching requirements, and basic design considerations Includes a SharePoint 2007 template for Training and Scheduling; the book walks you through how to upgrade that to 2010 and extend it with new features Create the processes your business needs with SharePoint 2010's new Workflow 4 and this practical guide.
Author: Steve Fox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-01-31
A complete revision to a popular SharePoint developer's resource Fully updated for SharePoint 2013, this book is an ideal starting place for SharePoint development. Covering all the major topics that a new developer needs to know in order to get started, this resource contains 100 percent new content and addresses the major overhaul to the SharePoint 2013 platform. The team of authors, led by Microsoft's Steve Fox, presents you with a detailed overview that helps you establish a starting point for development. They then walk you through ways to advance your knowledge so that you leverage the new SharePoint 2013 features to build custom solutions. Addresses developing managed or unmanaged applications Provides an overview of Windows Azure for SharePoint Looks at common developer tasks in SharePoint 2013 Gets you started with building, packaging, and deploying SharePoint 2013 applications Highlights essential points of security in SharePoint 2013 Touching on everything from developing applications using Office services to development workflow applications, Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development covers everything you need to know to start confidently working with the platform today.
The Only Book That’s 100% Focused on Maximizing the Business Value of SharePoint 2013 Essential SharePoint® 2013 approaches Microsoft SharePoint 2013 from a strict business value perspective, helping you plan and implement solutions that achieve effective business results. Leading SharePoint experts draw on their unsurpassed experience to provide business-focused guidance on strategy, governance, planning, deployment, and more. You’ll find in-depth insights for success with collaboration, knowledge and content management, governance, and user adoption. The authors help you choose features, organize information, define security models, and launch your solution. They present best practices for search, workflow, business intelligence, and integrating information from Office 2013 and beyond. Each chapter includes a section introducing new SharePoint 2013 capabilities, from improved site branding to native iPhone mobile apps. Throughout, the authors identify success factors, intangibles, and “gotchas,” helping you reduce risk and time-to-value. Learn how to • Ask the right questions to craft a plan that maximizes business value • Efficiently deploy either “green field” solutions or upgrades • Integrate web, Office, and mobile devices into a comprehensive collaboration solution • Plan effective governance of content, operations, and applications • Deliver enterprise content management, integrating documents, data, web content, and rich media • Use search to help find the right knowledge and people • Measure and optimize user adoption to increase ROI • Evaluate the cloud-based SharePoint Online option • Use social tools to promote deeper user interaction • Collaborate and communicate with customers, partners, and suppliers • Quickly create agile solutions with mashups and composites Whether you’re a business leader, IT manager, architect, analyst, developer, or consultant, this book will help you tightly align SharePoint projects with business strategy to deliver outstanding results.
Author: Randy Drisgill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-11-17
A must have guide for creating engaging and usable SharePoint 2010 branding With SharePoint 2010, Microsoft has provided a more robust environment for creating collaboration and content management sites that rival any of the popular websites on the internet. Creating a branded SharePoint site involves understanding both traditional web design techniques as well as topics that are typically reserved for developers. This book bridges that gap by not only providing expert guidance for creating beautiful public facing and internal intranet sites but it also addresses the needs of those readers that only want to understand the basics enough to apply some style to their sites. Things like creative design, the experience visitors have navigating your user interface, ease of use—these are all important branding considerations and not always intuitive. This unique book from a team of SharePoint branding experts lays it all out. Whether you want to make SharePoint look completely different or just make minor design changes, this expert guide will provide tips, techniques, and insights to get the job done.