How To Take This Class

Course Overview

SharePoint 2010 has reached a new level of features for .NET and web development that far exceeds previous versions. This SharePoint 2010 training course introduces SharePoint 2010 as a development platform, which includes creating sites, lists and pages. In creating these items you’ll be introduced to the many new features that SharePoint 2010 has to offer. You will explore new SharePoint projects, item templates, feature and package designer found in Visual Studio 2010. The course explores programming lists with managed code including list instances, define views, CAML queries and more. The SharePoint Client model is covered next with object instances, Silverlight and other elements. You will learn about branding for pages and styles, and the importance of Sandbox Solutions. You will see client side programming in JavaScript, as well as Site definitions and Web Templates as well as Security, Business Services and Workflow basics. To end the course you will see how to program navigation and the ribbon bars.

Course Prerequisites

This course is intended for .NET developers who want to learn how to create custom SharePoint solutions. This course requires and understanding of Web development with .NET technologies and Visual Studio. It does not require knowledge of SharePoint, but that is helpful to get the most out of the course.

Course Audience

This course is intended for .NET developers who want to learn how to create custom SharePoint solutions using the SharePoint 2010 development platform.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Setup the SharePoint architecture
  • Use Virtual paths and safe mode
  • Deploy files with a module
  • Define fields, create content types and list instances
  • Use new SharePoint templates and Projects found in Visual Studio 2010
  • Display webs and lists with a Web Part
  • About Manipulate lists and list items, plus create list instances
  • Use CAML Queries and LINQ to SharePoint
  • Understand user controls and how to create and delegate controls
  • Use the client object model in JavaScript (ECMA Script) clients
  • Deal with complex field types
  • Create event handlers and custom list forms
  • Create Master pages, themes and custom styles for the entire web site
  • Use a Sandbox for SharePoint development
  • Use jQuery with SharePoint
  • Create Core Foundation Site definitions
  • Assign right and permissions to individual and groups
  • Consume .NET assemblies and WCF services
  • Create custom actions and navigation providers

Course Duration

4 Days

Course Outline

  1. Getting Started
    • SharePoint as a Development Platform
    • Creating a Site
    • Lists and Pages
    • SharePoint Architecture
    • Virtual Paths and Safe Mode
  2. Features
    • About Features
    • Deploy Files with Module
    • Define Fields
    • Create Content Types
    • Create List Instances
  3. Developing SharePoint Solutions with Visual Studio 2010
    • SharePoint 2010 Project and Item Templates
    • Using the Feature Designer
    • Using the Package Designer and Package Explorer
    • Configuring Deployment and Activation
    • Debugging
    • Importing Web Solution Packages
  4. Writing Managed Code with the SharePoint Object Model
    • Core Classes in Microsoft SharePoint
    • Display Webs and Lists with a Web Part
    • Elevation of Privileges
    • Managing Resources with Dispose
    • Using SPDisposeCheck
    • Basic Troubleshooting
  5. Programming Lists with Managed Code
    • List Object Model
    • Manipulate Lists and List Items
    • Create List Instances
    • Define Views
    • CAML Queries
    • Joins
    • LINQ to SharePoint
  6. User Controls and Web Parts
    • Control Basics
    • Create User Controls
    • Visual Web Parts
    • Delegate Controls
    • Create Web Parts
    • Exposing Properties to the Web Part Editor
    • Create Custom Editor Parts
  7. SharePoint Client Object Model
    • Introduction to the Client Object Model
    • Loading Object Instances
    • Using the Client Object Model in Managed Code
    • Using the Client Object Model in Silverlight Clients
    • Using the Client Object Model in JavaScript (ECMA Script) Clients
    • Using the Dialog Framework
  8. Programming with List Items and Custom List Forms
    • Create, Read, Update and Delete List Items
    • Dealing with Complex Field Types
    • Creating Event Handlers
    • Creating Custom List Forms with SharePoint Designer
    • Incorporating Custom List Forms into Visual Studio Solutions
    • Creating Fully Custom List Forms in Visual Studio
    • Adding Custom Actions to the Ribbon and Edit Control Block
  9. Basic Look and Feel
    • Control Basic Look and Feel
    • Using Features and .NET
    • Creating and Using Themes
    • Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
    • Using Themes with Custom Styles
  10. Master Pages
    • Creating SharePoint Master Pages in ASP.NET
    • Understanding the v4.Master Page
    • Default and Custom Master Page Tokens
    • Build Custom Master Pages
    • Deploy Custom Master Pages
  11. Sandbox Solutions
    • Sandbox Overview
    • Sandbox Benefits
    • Sandbox Limitations
    • Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools
    • Creating Visual Web Parts
    • Full Trust Proxies
  12. Site Definitions and Web Templates
    • Core Foundation Site Definitions
    • Custom Site Definitions
    • WebTemp and ONET.xml
    • Web Template Features
  13. Security
    • Creating Users and Groups with Code
    • Defining and Using Permission Levels Programmatically
    • Rights Masks and Security Trimming
    • Writing Authorization Code
  14. Navigation and the Ribbon
    • Configure Navigation Programmatically
    • SPMenu Control
    • Using Custom Actions for Menues and Links
    • Using Custom Actions for Ribbon Controls
    • Working with the Ribbon
  15. Business Connectivity Services
    • Understanding Business Data Connectivity Services
    • Creating External Content Types and Lists with SharePoint Designer 2010
    • Adding Actions
    • Consuming .NET Assemblies with WCF Services
    • Creating BCS Applications for SharePoint Foundation with Visual Studio 2010
    • Migrating Declarative Models to Visual Studio Solutions
  16. Workflow Basics
    • SharePoint Designer Site Workflows
    • SharePoint Designer Reusable
    • Deploying Declarative Workflows with Web Solution Packages
    • Importing Reusable Workflows into Visual Studio
    • Building Custom Workflow with Visual Studio