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Pro SharePoint 2010 Search
     

Pro SharePoint 2010 Search

by Josh Noble, Robert Piddocke, Dan Bakmand-Mikalski
 

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Pro SharePoint 2010 Search gives you expert advice on planning, deploying and customizing searches in SharePoint 2010. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience of working with real-world SharePoint deployments, this book teaches everything you'll need to know to create well-designed SharePoint solutions that always keep the end-user’s

Overview

Pro SharePoint 2010 Search gives you expert advice on planning, deploying and customizing searches in SharePoint 2010. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience of working with real-world SharePoint deployments, this book teaches everything you'll need to know to create well-designed SharePoint solutions that always keep the end-user’s experience in mind.

Increase your search efficiency with SharePoint 2010’s search functionality: extend the search user interface using third-party tools, and utilize analytics to improve relevancy.

This practical hands-on book is a must-have resource for anyone looking to unlock the full potential of their SharePoint server’s search capabilities.

Pro SharePoint 2010 Search empowers you to customize a SharePoint 2010 search deployment and maximize the platform’s potential for your organization.

What you’ll learn

  • Design and implement effective search crawls and indexing
  • Create intuitive user interfaces, and improve search findability
  • Understand how to configure core SharePointcomponents
  • Customize SharePoint’s existing search functionality

Who this book is for

This book is aimed at intermediate to advanced SharePoint administrators who want to incorporate well-designed search functionality into their sites.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview of SharePoint 2010 Search
  2. Planning Your Search Deployment
  3. Setting Up the Crawler
  4. Deploying the Search Center
  5. The Search User Interface
  6. Configuring Search Settings and the User Interface
  7. Working with Search Page Layouts
  8. Searching Through the API
  9. Business Connectivity Services
  10. Relevancy and Reporting
  11. Search Extensions


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430234074
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Edition description:
2011
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Josh Noble has made a career on the professional front lines, diagnosing business pains and alleviating them with technology. As the sales manager for SurfRay Inc., Josh has worked with global clients such as the American Bar Association, Best Buy, Intel, the U.S. Coast Guard, and Conoco Phillips to build solutions for business challenges through expertly-designed searches on Microsoft CMS and SharePoint. His unique background allows him to assist teams in bridging the gap between the business unit s project goals and the technical unit s project design. Josh is from Fort Worth, Texas, where he recieved his bachelor of science degree from Texas Christian University. He is studying for his master's in business administration at his alma mater. Josh can be contacted via email at josh.noble@live.com.

Robert Piddocke has worked with search technologies for more than a decade and has implemented hundreds of site and enterprise search solutions for The Holy See, the London Stock Exchange, Lloyds of London, Microsoft Xbox, Metlife, and many more. Robert has worked for several search vendors and implemented a range of enterprise and site class search products. Currently, Robert is director of business development for Surfray, Inc., and helps customers and partners implement and improve SharePoint searches. Robert lived and worked for four years in Japan and 10 years in Denmark, and can speak English, Danish, and Japanese. He is originally from Vancouver, where he lives with his wife and two children. He has a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Victoria, diplomas from Douglas College and Camosun College, and computer science training from Niels Brock, Copenhagen Business College.

Dan Bakmand-Mikalski works in research & development at the global Danish company SurfRay A/S, a market leader in search technology on the SharePoint platform. Firsthand experience with customers and SharePoint professionals has given him a unique insight into the core challenges faced when implementing advanced customizations and extensions to native SharePoint searches. Specializing in understanding the SharePoint search engine characteristics and search interfaces, Dan has some exciting insights to offer newcomers as well as experienced SharePoint administrators and developers on how to leverage unused potential in SharePoint. Dan has an academic background as a civil engineer in the fields of computer science and mathematical modeling from the Technical University of Denmark. Although Dan has written several articles on SharePoint and search technology, Pro SharePoint 2010 Search is Dan s debut as a published author and professional writer. Dan can be contacted via e-mail at bakmand@gmail.com.

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