Microsoft introduced the concept of sandboxed solutions which empower site collection owners to deploy custom code without access to the servers or involvement by the IT group. In this module you’ll learn how to create sandboxed solutions, the limitations that come along with them as well as how to break out of the sandbox.
- Sandbox architecture
- Sandbox solution gallery
- Creating and testing a sandboxed solution
- Limitations with sandboxed solutions
In this module you will learn how to create custom Web Parts as well as address the complex scenarios such as creating custom verbs menus, custom editor parts and connecting two or more Web Parts together.
- Persistent properties
- Custom editor parts
- Web parts verbs
- Web part connections
- Asynchronous processing
In this module you’ll learn how to create custom field types, field controls, site columns and content types as well as how to leverage them in custom solutions. In addition, you’ll also learn how to implement them in a repeatable fashion with the SharePoint tools in Visual Studio 2010.
- Custom field types
- Creating custom field controls
- Site solumns and content types
In this module you will learn how to create lists and event handlers using the SharePoint development tools in Visual Studio 2010. This module will also teach you about the new events and event handler options introduced in SharePoint 2010.
- Creating a list instance with code
- Creating a list definition with SharePoint Designer 2010
- Creating a list definition with SPTools
- Events and event receivers
- Document libraries and document templates
- Site definitions
Microsoft invested a considerable amount in SharePoint 2010 on ways to get data out of SharePoint lists. New to SharePoint is SPLinq, LINQ specifically used for querying and joining lists. In this module you will learn how to set up SPLinq and query lists as well as how to leverage ADO.NET Data Services to read and write to SharePoint lists via a REST-ful API.
- LINQ for SharePoint 2010 Developers (SPLinq)
- Reading and writing documents
- OpenXML teaser to create Word doc
- ADO.NET Data Services
Another big investment area in SharePoint 2010 by Microsoft is the introduction of the client object model. This object model extends to .NET, SilverLight and ECMAScript giving developers an easier way to work with SharePoint than by using the included Web services. In this module you will learn how to leverage each of these three client object models as well as how to utilize ASP.NET AJAX in SharePoint projects.
- .NET Client Object Model
- SilverLight Client Object Model
- ECMAScript Client Object Model
In this module you will learn how to create custom workflows for SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Designer 2010 and Visual Studio 2010. In addition, you will learn how to incorporate custom forms into your workflow solutions.
- SharePoint integration with Workflow Foundation
- Starting and monitoring WF instances
- Creating reusable workflow templates with SharePoint Designer 2010
- Creating workflow templates with Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint tools
- Incorporating ASP.NET and InfoPath forms to Workflows
Microsoft first introduced the concept of the Business Data Catalog (BDC) in SharePoint 2007 to consume data from external sources. In SharePoint 2010 Microsoft improved on this platform by adding the ability to read/write data to these external systems as well as expand on the available data sources by adding a new concept: the .NET Assembly Connector. In this module you’ll learn how to consume and interact with external data sources as well as how to create a custom .NET Connector.
- Overview and architecture
- Using the BCS Server API
- Creating external content types
- Creating external lists
- Creating .NET assembly connectors
Microsoft’s approach to ECM is to encourage more people to participate in ECM solutions as well as provide the tools for records managers to manage and analyze the large quantities of content. In this module you will learn about Microsoft’s ECM strategy within SharePoint Server 2010. You will also see how you can leverage SharePoint Server 2010 to create robust content-centric solutions using Web Content Management.
- Web content management
- Managed metadata abd taxonomies
- In-place records management
- Document sets
- Unique document IDs
Similar to ECM, Microsoft took the approach in SharePoint 2010 to enable users to create business intelligence solutions throughout sites. In this module you will learn how to leverage the included charting Web Parts, Excel Services and the BI Center template. In addition, you will also learn how to create custom KPI’s, scorecards and dashboards using PerformancePoint services, now included in SharePoint Server 2010.
- The chart web part
- Excel Services
- BI Center
- SQL Server Reporting Services integration
- SQL Server Analysis Services integration
- PerformancePoint Services