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. What you’ll learn Understand the architecture of a SharePoint App. Host SharePoint apps on your site or in the cloud. Create, deploy and manage the lifecycle of your apps. Secure proprietary data while leveraging it in the cloud. Develop modern, sophisticated user experiences. Access data and services from SharePoint and across the web. Leverage SharePoint’s extensive search capabilities and other service applications. Use SharePoint as a social computing platform. Present data on various platforms including Windows RT, Windows Phone and mobile web devices. Who this book is for Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development is for developers and IT professionals responsible for delivering solutions on the SharePoint 2013 platform. These solutions may run on-site, in the cloud or in a hybrid deployment across many locations. Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development provides the background and step-by-step introduction needed to create massively scalable SharePoint applications using standard tools like Visual Studio and web standards like HTML and JQuery. Once created, SharePoint apps can be deployed internally or sold through the Microsoft SharePoint Store across the Internet. Table of Contents1. Introduction to SharePoint Apps 2. Creating and Deploying an App 3. Managing the App Lifecycle 4. Creating Client Side Logic using JQuery 5. SharePoint App Security 6. Business Connectivity Services 7. Web Service Access with REST and OData 8. Accessing the SharePoint Environment 9. App Logic Components 10. Developing the User Experience 11. Using SharePoint Search 12. Using SharePoint’s Social Features 13. Accessing SharePoint Service Applications 14. Interacting with Other App Environments
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.
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.
Build custom SharePoint solutions with architectural insights from the experts. Take a deep dive into SharePoint 2013, and master the intricacies for designing and implementing robust apps and other business solutions for your organization. Led by an author team with in-depth knowledge of SharePoint architecture, you’ll thoroughly explore the SharePoint 2013 development platform and new app model through hands-on tasks and extensive code samples. Discover how to: Create SharePoint-hosted, provider-hosted, and autohosted apps Master the new app security model with OAuth and Certificates Develop workflows with the SharePoint 2013 workflow model Design a custom search experience and create search-based apps Leverage the client-side object model and REST APIs Produce catalog-driven web sites with Web Content Management capabilities Get cloud-based data sources with Business Connectivity Services Create and utilize remote event receivers for lists and libraries Generate new social networking apps and solutions
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: 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
Author: Randy Drisgill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Plan, design, and launch a brand in SharePoint If you are planning, designing, and launching your brand using SharePoint, this book and author trio will walk you through everything you need to know in an understandable and approachable way. From specific technologies such as master pages, page layouts, and CSS to offering best-practices and real-world experience for creating successful branding projects through SharePoint 2013, you will learn how to approach your branding project in effective new ways. This visual book provides step-by-step instructions in a simple and striking format that focuses on each of the tasks you will face in your own branding project. Explains the various approaches to SharePoint branding and methodologies for creating an engaging UI. Guides you through planning for branding and using the Design Manager to start a design. Addresses implementing modern web techniques such as HT ML5, jQuery, and mobile responsive design into SharePoint. Explores creating SharePoint branding for public facing websites as well as internal intranets, including a deep dive into how custom SharePoint branding is created from scratch. Provides coverage on designing apps for SharePoint.
Conquer SharePoint 2013—from the inside out! You’re beyond the basics, so dive right into SharePoint 2013—and really put your business collaboration platform to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting techniques, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts facilitate information sharing across the enterprise—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Efficiently manage documents throughout the enterprise Build team sites and collaborate with Microsoft OneNote and SkyDrive Design workflows with SharePoint Designer and Microsoft Visio Produce e-forms using Microsoft InfoPath and Access Manage community sites using business social features Connect SharePoint to external data and business systems Create business intelligence dashboards and key performance indicators Customize and control Sharepoint enterprise search
This book is a step-by-step guide to building your own SharePoint farm in a home lab setting. Learn how to build a windows domain and then join servers into the domain in order to create your own testing and learning environment. After you get the domain stood up, where you go from there is up to you. This book will help you learn how to spin up SharePoint in a least privileged fashion. This isn’t strictly a SharePoint book, though. For example, if you’re not a SharePoint professional and are just looking to create a working windows domain for other purposes; the home-lab domain that you’ll create will work great for Exam preparation for non-SharePoint purposes. You could even use it for learning how to install Exchange Server. After all, it’s your Home Lab domain. In this book you will build your home-lab domain and you’ll have a great place for learning how to administer SharePoint and develop SharePoint Apps. Here are just some of the tasks you’ll complete in easy to follow exercises: Create a windows domain and a certificate authority, so that you can run SharePoint on SSL Join servers to the domain and configure other technology on the member servers as needed Install SQL Server, and correctly partition the server in accordance with best practices Install and configure a SharePoint farm Spin up Host Named Site Collections (HNSC’s) Install and configure Visual Studio Who This Book Is For: This book is suitable for both developers and administrators. No technical knowledge is assumed beyond a general familiarity with computers and computing terminology. The resulting domain will be suitable for both IT and developer testing needs.
Author: Shane Young
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-04-08
SharePoint admin author gurus return to prepare you for working with the new features of SharePoint 2013! The new iteration of SharePoint boasts exciting new features. However, any new version also comes with its fair share of challenges and that's where this book comes in. The team of SharePoint admin gurus returns to presents a fully updated resource that prepares you for making all the new SharePoint 2013 features work right. They cover all of the administration components of SharePoint 2013 in detail, and present a clear understanding of how they affect the role of the administrator. Compares and contrasts SharePoint 2013 to earlier versions Helps make your SharePoint 2013 installation smooth and successful Addresses managing customizations Looks at SharePoint 2013 for Internet sites Includes an introduction to SQL Server 2012 Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration enhances your SharePoint skill set and immerses you in the new content of the platform.
This book is a complete practical guide. It’s full of useful tips and exercises to get users started in no time! It has no fluff, just practical exercises that will provide users the knowledge and know-how to implement SharePoint solutions easily and professionally. SharePoint has a steep learning curve. Without a book like this, it will probably take users months to learn SharePoint. This book will save users great deal of time because it contains ready-to-use solutions and expert advice from someone who is a subject matter expert. This book has everything that users need to equip themselves to work professionally on SharePoint projects. The author is a 7 times awardee of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. SharePoint is a huge product. Each component or feature deserves a separate book. Discussing all great features in detail in one book is not possible. Author has tried to include the necessary content that will help users get started straight away. For beginners, the main problem they face is to setup an environment for SharePoint deployment. This book shows how to prepare the environment and then install each piece of software one by one. The initial chapters of the book focus on SharePoint infrastructure and deployment and show how to install SharePoint 2013 on a clean machine. The intended audience of these chapters is people who are looking to become SharePoint 2013 administrators. Network administrators who want to learn SharePoint administration will gain lot of useful information from these chapters. Chapters in the later part of the book contain information on some of the popular features of SharePoint 2013. These chapters discuss creating web-enabled InfoPath forms, securing sites with SSL, setting up Extranets, etc. These chapters are for the power users and advanced users. The book guides users in a step-by-step format and explains everything needed to install the software. This includes preparing the machine for the installation. Each exercise in the book is accompanied by screenshots so that even if a user gets stuck during the exercise, he can refer to the screenshot to get a better understanding of the step he is stuck on. Clear and crisp screenshots make this book unique. Some of the topics discussed in the book are advanced but explained in a very simple way with the help of screenshots. This book is structured to build logically on the skills you learn as you progress through it. After the initial introduction and deployment chapters, the book moves into the more advanced part of the platform. Each chapter focuses on a new feature. If you are an advanced user, you can skip the initial chapters and go directly to the topic that you are interested in. Some of the topics discussed in the book are as following: SharePoint Deployments - Configure Active Directory, SQL Server, IIS Roles! SharePoint Cloud - Setup SharePoint in the cloud Office 365 Development – Create your first SharePoint app in the cloud SharePoint Modern Apps - Modern, state of the art applications using HTML5 and SharePoint 2013 Extranets Business Processes - Leverage Business Connectivity Services to build Line of Business applications Web Parts Development – Understand and learn to develop web parts Electronic Forms - Learn to program web-enabled electronic forms using InfoPath Public Websites - Design a branded public website using SharePoint Online/Office 365 SharePoint 2013 Search – Learn Search configuration, customization, Managed Metadata SharePoint 2013 Branding – Learn how to brand sites to look elegant, classy and professional