Professional SharePoint 2010 Development, 2nd Edition Chapter 1 Introduction to SharePoint 2010
Updated guidance on how to take advantage of the newest
features of SharePoint programmability.
More than simply a portal, SharePoint is Microsoft's popular
content management solution for building intranets and websites or
hosting wikis and blogs. Offering broad coverage on all aspects of
development for the SharePoint platform, this comprehensive book
shows you exactly what SharePoint does, how to build solutions, and
what features are accessible within SharePoint.
Written by a team of SharePoint experts, this new edition offers
an extensive selection of field-tested best practices that shows
you how to leverage the vast power of this multi-faceted tool to
build custom workflow and content management applications. Plus,
you'll discover how to take advantage of the new features to roll
out new SharePoint sites or upgrade existing sites.
•Keeps you thoroughly up to date on all the most recent changes to
•Reveals broad and deep coverage of social media features, content
management applications, enterprise search, business connectivity
services, user experience development, and custom workflow
•Examines SharePoint Server 2010 vs. SharePoint Foundation
•Highlights ways you can take advantage of improvements to offline
and mobile client capabilities, improvements to SQL Server table
support, Cloud-based offerings with Azure integration, social
networking additions, and more
Professional SharePoint 2010 Development, Second Edition presents
you with authoritative coverage on all aspects of development for
the SharePoint platform.
This eBook contains excerpts from Chapter 1 Introduction to
SharePoint 2010. What's in this chapter?
• Information about tools to integrate with Silverlight, LINQ, and
• New features in social computing
• New features in ECM
• New features in Search
• New features in SharePoint Workspace
• New Features in SharePoint Online
About the Author's:
Tom Rizzo is a director in the Microsoft Cloud Solutions product
Reza Alirezaei is the president of Development Horizon, author of
technical papers and books, Microsoft SharePoint MVP, and frequent
speaker at SharePoint conferences.
Paul J. Swider is an international speaker, trainer, consultant,
and the founder of the Charleston SharePoint Users Group and a
founder of the nonprofit organization, Sharing the Point.
Kenneth Schaefer is an independent developer and designer focusing
on SharePoint and web-based solutions.
Jeff Fried is the CTO of BA Insight, holds 15 patents, and is the
author of 50 technical papers.
Scot Hillier is an independent consultant, Microsoft MVP, and