In this course, delegates learn core skills that are common to almost all SharePoint development activities. These include working with the server-side and client-side object models, developing and deploying features, solutions, and apps, managing identity and permissions, querying and updating list data, managing taxonomy, using workflow to manage business processes, and customizing the user interface.
The course is intended for professional developers who develop solutions for SharePoint products and technologies in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment. While some familiarity with SharePoint solution development is required, candidates are not expected to have prior experience with the new features in SharePoint Server 2013.
The ideal delegate is a technical lead with at least four years of SharePoint and web development experience. The delegate is responsible for designing custom code for projects that are deployed to or interact with SharePoint environments. This includes:
At the end of this course you will be able to:
Module 1: SharePoint as a Developer Platform
This module examines different approaches that can be used to develop applications with SharePoint Server 2013 the scenarios in which each approach might be appropriate.
Lab : Comparing Web Parts and App Parts
Module 2: Working with SharePoint Objects
This module introduces the server-side SharePoint object model and how the core classes relate to sites and collections. The server-side SharePoint object model provides a core set of classes that represent different items in the logical architecture of a SharePoint deployment. Delegates also learn how manage permissions for server-side code.
Lab : Working with Sites and Webs
Lab : Working with Execution Contexts
Module 3: Working with Lists and Libraries
This module explains how to interact with lists and libraries. Delegates learn about how to work with lists and libraries programmatically using the server-side SharePoint object model and how to use query classes and LINQ to SharePoint to query and retrieve data from SharePoint lists. Delegates also learn how to efficiently work with lists that contain large numbers of items.
Lab : Querying and Retrieving List Data
Lab : Working with Large Lists
Using the ContentIterator Class
Module 4: Designing and Managing Features and Solutions
This module examines creating and deploying custom Developing a SharePoint solutions and features. The delegates also learn how and when to use sandbox solutions.
Lab : Working with Farm Solutions
Lab : Working with Sandboxed Solutions
Create a Solution Validator
Module 5: Working with Server-Side Code
This module describes how to develop and deploy Web Parts and event receivers in a solution.
Lab : Working with Server-Side Code
Module 6: Managing Identity and Permissions
This module describes how manage permissions through code and customize authentication using custom claims providers.
Lab : Managing Permissions Programmatically in SharePoint 2013
Managing List Permissions Programmatically
Lab : Creating and Deploying a Custom Claims Provider
Module 7: Managing Custom Components and Site Lifecycles
This module discusses planning and organizing sites and lists. The delegates also learn how to create custom component definitions and templates.
Lab : Managing Custom Components and Site Lifecycles
Module 8: Introducing Apps for SharePoint
This module introduces the SharePoint App, a new way to customize SharePoint functionality with SharePoint Server 2013.
Lab : Creating a Site Suggestions App
Module 9: Client-Side SharePoint Development
Module 10: Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps
This module examines the difference between provider hosted Apps and Remote Hosted Apps. The delegates will also create and deploy a Provider Hosted App.
Lab : Configuring a Provider Hosted SharePoint App
Lab : Developing a Provider Hosted SharePoint App
Module 11: Publishing and Distributing Apps
This module introduces the App Catalog so users to locate, purchase, and install apps easily. The delegates learn how to package and publish Apps to the App Catalog.
Lab : Publishing an App to a Corporate Catalog
Lab : Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps
Module 12: Automating Business Processes
This module explains how to create workflows and workflow actions using Visio 2013, SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2012.
Lab : Building Workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
Lab : Creating Workflow Actions in Visual Studio 2012
Module 13: Managing Taxonomy
This module explains the importance of a good taxonomy in SharePoint and working with the components of the taxonomy. The delegates also see how to tie event receivers to the taxonomy.
Lab : Working with Content Types
Create a System to Capture Vacation Requests
Lab : Working with Advanced Features of Content Types
Module 14: Customizing User Interface Elements
This module explains different ways of customizing the SharePoint user interface, such as adding buttons to the ribbon or modifying the appearance of list views.
Lab : Using the Edit Control Block to Launch an App
Lab : Using jQuery to Customize the SharePoint List User Interface
Creating a Custom List View
Module 15: Working with Branding and Navigation
Lab : Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
Lab : Configuring Farm-Wide Navigation
Creating a Custom Site Map Provider