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 developmentExplains useful development tools, including document libraries, lists, basic workflows, Excel, Visio, Visual Studio, InfoPath, and WordShows how to tap the tools of business users and analysts, such as SharePoint Designer, Report Builder, and Dashboard DesignerAlso 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.


About Ken Withee

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Ken Withee has been a Microsoft SharePoint consultant for many years. He currently writes for Microsoft’s TechNet and MSDN sites and is President of Portal Integrators LLC (, which is a software development and services company focused on developing world class business solutions for the SharePoint platform. He is the author or coauthor of several other books including Microsoft Office 365 For Dummies, SharePoint 2010 Development For Dummies, and Microsoft Business Intelligence For Dummies. Ken earned a Master of Science degree in Computer Science studying under Dr. Edward Lank at San Francisco State University. Ken has more than 13 years of professional computer and management experience and is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist and is certified in SharePoint, SQL Server, and .NET.
Published February 9, 2011 by For Dummies. 408 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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