SharePoint 2010 Development For Dummies

SharePoint 2010 Development For Dummies

by Ken Withee


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A much-needed guide that shows you how to leverage SharePoint tools without writing a line of code!

The great news about SharePoint is…you don't need to be a seasoned .NET developer to develop custom functions for it. This book shows you how to use SharePoint Designer, Report Builder, Dashboard Designer, InfoPath, Excel, Word, Visio, and the SharePoint web-based UI to design and develop—without ever writing a line of code! Learn how to customize your site, build SharePoint apps, start social networking, or add Web parts.  This straightforward guide makes everything easier.

  • Introduces you to SharePoint 2010 components and features, and how you can use them in development
  • Explains useful development tools, including document libraries, lists, basic workflows, Excel, Visio, Visual Studio, InfoPath, and Word
  • Shows how to tap the tools of business users and analysts, such as SharePoint Designer, Report Builder, and Dashboard Designer
  • Also covers topics for more experienced programmers, including SharePoint Object Model (OM), SharePoint Web Services, SharePoint Software Developer Kit (SDK), Silverlight, JavaScript, the .NET Framework, and Web Part development

Learn how to extend the functionality of the top enterprise portal and collaboration technology on the market with SharePoint 2010 Development For Dummies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470888681
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Series: For Dummies Books
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ken Withee is a consultant specializing in Microsoft SharePoint and Business Intelligence. A Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, he is also the author of Microsoft Business Intelligence For Dummies and a coauthor of Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Understanding the SharePoint Development Platform.

Chapter 1: Understanding the SharePoint Hype.

Chapter 2: SharePoint Online.

Chapter 3: SharePoint Development Overview.

Part II: Developing with Your Web Browser and Microsoft Office.

Chapter 4: Developing Sites with Your Web Browser.

Chapter 5: Taking Excel to a New Level with SharePoint.

Chapter 6: Collecting Information with InfoPath.

Chapter 7: Integrating Visio and Word with SharePoint.

Part III: Exploring Standalone SharePoint Development Tools.

Chapter 8: Using SharePoint Designer to Make Your Sites Sing.

Chapter 9: Developing Reports with Report Builder.

Chapter 10: PerformancePoint Development with Dashboard Designer.

Part IV: Unleashing the Programmer Within.

Chapter 11: SharePoint Development with Visual Studio.

Chapter 12: Commanding SharePoint through Code.

Chapter 13: Developing Web Parts.

Chapter 14: Working from the PowerShell Command Line.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Top Ten Tools for SharePoint Development.

Chapter 16: Ten Places to Go for SharePoint Development Information.

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Reduce Business Costs through SharePoint Development.

Glossary of SharePoint Development Terms.


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