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Overview

Learn the simplest ways to get things done with Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010!

Here's WHAT You'll Learn

  • Manage and share team information in one location
  • Use project task lists to organize people and processes
  • Create libraries for documents, media, slides, and more
  • Work seamlessly with Microsoft Office
  • Find content quickly with the Search Center
  • Add SharePoint blogs, wikis, and personal sites

Here's HOW You’ll Learn It

  • Jump in whenever you need answers
  • Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do
  • Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
  • Quick TRY THIS! exercises help apply what you learn right away
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735642287
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 209,990
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Johnathan Lightfoot is the President/CEO of TechForce, Inc., a Microsoft Partner company, who has been involved with IT for over 15 years. He has worked in various roles including Help Desk, Level II and III Desktop Support, Windows and AS-400 Server Administration and Development. Companies he is fortunate to have worked for in the past include Electronic Data Systems, Hawaiian Telcom and Norwegian Cruise Line (yes he actually worked on the ships). However the best experiences he says he has had were his nine years serving in the United States Navy.

He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who specializes in MOSS 2007, WSS 3.0 and Office 2007 technologies along with providing Soft Skills training for organizations. Due to his background he is often called upon during the rollout phase of projects to provide training (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced) and to assist End-Users, Power Users and Site Administrators with User Acceptance; as well as serving as the “translator” between customer’s and IT Departments. He is certified as an MCT, MCDST, MCAS 2007, and MCPS (Microsoft Online Services). He is currently preparing a package to gain MCLC certification.

He is from Miami, FL (originally) and has lived and worked literally around the world he currently lives outside of Washington, DC in Columbia, Maryland with his super terrific wife Genevievette.

Chris Beckett is a Microsoft Certified SharePoint Master, with 20 years of business solutions expertise, six years of dedicated SharePoint solutions consulting experience, thousands of hours of knowledge acquisition, training and professional development, and a deep expertise with SharePoint technologies. He is an active SharePoint community participant, and writes a SharePoint-focused blog. He is also a frequent speaker at user group and industry events.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: About This Book

Chapter 2: What’s New and Improved in SharePoint 2010?

Chapter 3: Getting Started with SharePoint Sites

Chapter 4: Organizing and Managing Information

Chapter 5: List and Library Essentials

Chapter 6: Working with Documents

Chapter 7: Working with Media

Chapter 8: Using Information Management Policies

Chapter 9: Organizing People and Work

Chapter 10: Using SharePoint with Office 2010

Chapter 11: Collaborating with Blogs

Chapter 12: Security Within SharePoint 2010

Chapter 13: Using Personal Sites and Social Networking

Chapter 14: Searching for Information

About the Authors

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  • Posted February 3, 2011

    Designers should defintely have this book.

    I found this book informative and helpful in all the site collection duties. Setting permissions, working with templates, lists, workspaces, look and feel, etc. As a site collection's admin, without any previous instruction, you could get a site up and running by just using this book. It seems to covers it all.

    It does not, however, cover any Farm Admin duties. This looks to be strictly for designers and not for disaster recovery, site collection creation, shared services or any other Farm admin duties. It would be great if there were a Plain and Simple for those duties!

    Designers should defintely have this book.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 15, 2010

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    Straightforward, simple, an essential resource.

    After completing some SharePoint 2010 training that was very focused on code and "under the hood" concepts, I needed a book to walk me through the basic tasks found in SharePoint. I found Plain & Simple - Microsoft SharePoint 2010 by Johnathan Lightfoot and Chris Beckett to be the perfect book to get me through the day to day tasks involved with SharePoint 2010.

    This book is a "getting things done" type of book. There is a little bit of concept explanation, but primarily the book walks you through the steps of accomplishing various tasks in SharePoint 2010: Lists, Views, Workflows, Security, and more. Nearly every page contains screen shots, as well as numbered steps to accomplish the task described. What really impressed me was how the screen shots were tagged in conjunction with the numbered steps, so you could easily locate the necessary buttons with the task. This detail is very important since the web interface has a lot of buttons and controls to work with. You won't find in depth coverage of any given concept in this book, but that is fine. You can use this book to easily get a new site up in SharePoint 2010, and then use a more detailed book to configure the site in more detail.

    I highly recommend this book to any new users to SharePoint 2010, as it will help you get familiar with the SharePoint 2010 environment and common tasks. I also recommend it to SharePoint programmers as a reference point. Plain & Simple - Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is straightforward, simple, and an essential resource to any SharePoint user or developer.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 25, 2011

    Plainly the Best

    Johnathan Lightfoot and Chris Beckett have created not only an elegant, short, and colorful guide to using the key features of Microsoft SharePoint 2010, but also a paradigm for how to present computer application "how to" in a concise, friendly, and easy to follow manner.

    The book is 240 pages long but feels and reads as though it were only 80 pages, because it is loaded with full color illustrations of how to do common tasks, such as working with lists and site columns, media, blogs, libraries, workflows, and other approaches common in SharePoint. It uses wide pages, as if mimicking a computer screen, and the goal is to explain a single "how to" across a wide spread of two pages. Each step is clearly numbered, with a corresponding number shown on a computer screen. This makes it unmistakably easy to follow along. No technical jargon is used, only clear instructions. A minimal amount of "under the hood" discussion is given, and only when necessary to describe the points. Cross references, hints, best practices, and "Try it" examples are aplenty.

    I give a hearty recommendation for "Plain & Simple" to anyone who wants to learn the most important aspects of SharePoint. There are a couple of minor suggestions I might have for improvement, however. First is that in order to get all the screens to display on a two page per topic format, the print on the screens is nearly illegible. Perhaps some magnifying approach could have been used, though the steps, as written, are clear enough. Second, though the "Try It" sections are good, using a coherent site wide single example throughout the book might have been better. Nevertheless, these are minor compared with the clarity, as-advertised simplicity, and efficacy of this plainly useful book on SharePoint.

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