The smart way to build applications with Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 -- one step at a time! Experience learning made easy -- and quickly teach yourself how to create SharePoint 2010 applications and workflows with Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010. With Step by Step, you set the pace -- building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Design solutions to meet your business scenario -- without code Customize lists, libraries, and SharePoint site pages Use Web Parts to display, edit, and modify list item data Access data from a variety of external sources Create workflows to automate business processes Use master pages and CSS to control how sites work Your Step by Step digital content includes: All the books practice files -- ready to download and put to work. Fully searchable online edition of this book -- with unlimited access on the Web.
The smart way to learn how to build InfoPath forms for SharePoint—one step at a time! Quickly teach yourself how to use Microsoft InfoPath 2010 to create electronic business forms for Microsoft SharePoint 2010. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Design and build InfoPath forms without writing code Add approval workflows to your InfoPath forms Integrate data from SharePoint and other company systems Create forms that offer a rich experience in the browser Build views and dashboards to display form information Create and use forms in the cloud with SharePoint Online
Now that Microsoft has made SharePoint Designer a free download, thousands of organizations are adopting it to design state-of-the-art SharePoint sites and solutions. In SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed, Microsoft MVP Kathy Hughes brings together all the information you need to make the most of this powerful tool. Using realistic examples, you are guided through all of Designer 2010’s capabilities, presenting best practices drawn from her extensive experience. First, Hughes quickly reviews the SharePoint 2010 concepts and tools that SharePoint Designer 2010 users must know to be effective. Next, she introduces SharePoint Designer 2010’s revamped interface, shows how to use its core features, and calls attention to its most powerful new improvements. You’ll walk step-by-step through styling and designing sites that offer advanced functionality and consistent branding. Next, you’ll master SharePoint Designer 2010’s toolsets for data integration and workflow development. This book will be invaluable to every user or potential user of SharePoint Designer, including: Web designers, information workers, software developers, system administrators, and IT managers. Kathy Hughes is a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server with a Masters Degree in interaction design from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. Hughes trains and consults on SharePoint, focusing on design, usability, and customization. She contributed to multiple SharePoint Server 2007 books, and authored a comprehensive five-day SharePoint Server 2007 Designer course used by Mindsharp and its partners worldwide. She speaks regularly at Microsoft events including TechEd Australia and Office DevCon Australia. Get started fast with SharePoint Designer 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Customize SharePoint sites and content with CSS, Web Parts, master pages, and themes Work with site templates Create and adapt content types, columns, lists, and libraries Quickly build new content pages and page layouts Incorporate media, including Silverlight and images Configure RSS, REST, SQL Server, and other data sources Integrate external content types and lists via Business Connectivity Services (BCS) Authenticate data sources and troubleshoot data integration problems Extend the ribbon with custom actions and leverage the dialog framework to enhance the user interface Use SharePoint Designer 2010’s built-in ASP.NET controls Extend site functionality with the XSLT List View and Data View Web Parts Modify out-of-the-box list forms, or build new ones with InfoPath 2010 Adapt Designer 2010’s workflows or build entirely new ones Category: Microsoft® SharePoint® Covers: Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 User Level: Intermediate–Advanced ON THE WEB: Download all examples and source code presented in this book from informit.com/title/9780672331053
Author: Woodrow W. Windischman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-10-28
Teaching Web designers, developers, and IT professionals how to use the new version of SharePoint Designer Covering both the design and business applications of SharePoint Designer, this complete Wrox guide brings readers thoroughly up to speed on how to use SharePoint Designer in an enterprise. You’ll learn to create and modify web pages, use CSS editing tools to modify themes, use Data View to create interactivity with SharePoint and other data, and much more. Coverage includes integration points with Visual Studio, Visio, and InfoPath. Shows web designers, developers, and IT professionals how to use SharePoint Designer 2010 to customize Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Windows SharePoint Services 4.0 Covers both the design and business application of SharePoint Designer 2010 Delves into modifying and enhancing every aspect of your SharePoint site—not just the look and feel Explores creating and modifying web pages, how to add interactivity with SharePoint and other data, and using CSS editing tools to modify themes With the explosive growth in SharePoint, this book is your key to customizing your SharePoint sites with SharePoint Designer 2010.
The smart way to learn Office SharePoint Designer 2007—one step at a time! Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting tips to master the fundamentals of building customized SharePoint sites and applications. You’ll learn how to work with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 to create Web pages complete with Cascading Style Sheets, Lists, Libraries, and customized Web parts. Then, make your site really work for you by adding data sources, including databases, XML data and Web services, and RSS feeds. You’ll even learn how to create workflows and applications with custom forms, templates, and dashboards to enhance your team’s productivity. With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction, building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Includes an easy-search companion CD with hands-on practice files, a complete eBook, and more! For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
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: Marty Matthews
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-08-28
Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Start using SharePoint 2010 right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions make it easy to ramp up on the latest release of Microsoft's powerful collaboration platform. Follow along and quickly learn how to use a SharePoint site, add pages and web parts, create and manage lists and libraries, and integrate with and collaborate using Microsoft Office applications. You'll also find out how to customize pages with SharePoint Designer, use SharePoint Workspace to work offline on SharePoint content, handle permissions and security, and much more. Get up to speed on SharePoint 2010 in no time with help from this practical, fast-paced guide. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid
Author: Scott Roberts
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Business & Economics
Provides information on ways to use InfoPath and SharePoint to build business forms, covering such topics as Forms Services, data retrieval and submission, customization, publishing, coding, and workflow.
Workflow is the glue that binds information worker processes, users, and artifacts. Without workflow, information workers are just islands of data and potential. Office 2010 Workflow details how to implement workflow in SharePoint 2010 and the client Microsoft Office 2010 suite to help information workers share data, enforce processes and business rules, and work more efficiently together or solo. This book covers everything you need to know—from what workflow is all about to creating new activities; from the SharePoint Designer to Visual Studio 2010; from out-of-the-box workflows to state machine workflows. There’s even a section on integrating external data with Business Data Services. Want solid knowledge of how to implement workflow in the new world of Office and SharePoint? Pick up Office 2010 Workflow today. What you’ll learn Understand the complete range of design tools available for both developers and non-technical staff. Understand how to design effective, reusable, declarative workflows. Use the vastly improved SharePoint Designer 2010 to edit workflows. Design workflow processes with Visio 2010. Use Visual Studio 2010 to create complex workflows. Create custom declarative activities in Visual Studio that you can then use in SharePoint Designer. Integrate your business data through SQL mapping or with .NET code. Who this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to learn how to implement workflows within SharePoint and Office 2010. It is an intermediate-level book that assumes a working familiarity with SharePoint and elementary coding skills. Table of Contents Overview of Microsoft Office Setting Up a Development Environment SharePoint Primer Three-state Workflow Office Applications as Workflow Participants Creating Workflows with SharePoint Designer Creating Reusable and Site Workflows Creating a Simple Site Workflow Exploring the SharePoint Object Model Custom Workflow Forms Handling Events LINQ to SharePoint Using State Machine Workflows Using a ConditionedActivityGroup Importing Reusable Workflows Creating Custom Actions Pluggable Workflow Services Creating External Content Types Implementing a NET Assembly Connector Using External Lists in Outlook
Author: Stephen Cawood
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2013-03-26
Maximize Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Written by a former member of the SharePoint development team, How to Do Everything: Microsoft SharePoint 2013 shows you how to get the most out of the latest release of this dynamic business collaboration platform. You’ll learn to set up SharePoint sites and use document management, wikis, taxonomy, blogs, social features, and more to organize, manage, and share content. Real-world examples help you accomplish tasks quickly and easily. Basic information on SharePoint development and administration is also included in this practical guide. Work with sites, apps, lists, libraries, and items Upload documents, manage files with document libraries, and use document versioning and content approval features Collaborate via discussion boards, blogs, wikis, events, surveys, calendars, and newsfeeds Use social tagging, enable a folksonomy, and use enterprise keywords Create a taxonomy hierarchy using enterprise managed metadata Build publishing sites, personal sites, and websites Display data on pages using web and app parts Customize apps, lists, forms, and navigation Use SharePoint with client applications, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, InfoPath, SharePoint Designer, and third-party applications Learn the basics of SharePoint administration and development
Author: Olga M. Londer
Publisher: Pearson Education
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to use Microsoft SharePoint Foundation to enable effective team collaboration. With Step By Step, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Build your own SharePoint site with easy-to-use templates Create lists and libraries to store information Add discussion boards, wikis, and blogs Set up Document and Meeting Workspaces for easy collaboration Share calendars, contacts, and data from Microsoft Office programs Customize your pages with Web Parts Your all-in-one learning experience includes: Files for building skills and practicing the book's lessons Plus other resources on the Web
Build effective solutions for real-world business scenarios—using out-of-the-box tools in Microsoft SharePoint Server, SharePoint Foundation, and Office 365. Each chapter in this hands-on book focuses on a single business project, using a standard approach to guide you through the solution-building process from start to finish. Apply your skills as a SharePoint power user or site administrator—and get started now. Tackle 10 common business problems with proven SharePoint solutions Set up a help desk solution to track service requests Build a modest project management system Design a scheduling system to manage resources Create a site to support geographically dispersed teams Implement a course registration system Build a learning center with training classes and resources Design a team blog platform to review content Create a process to coordinate RFP responses Set up a FAQ system to help users find answers quickly Implement a cost-effective contact management system