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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Business Application Blueprints by Mike Oryszak

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Creating custom application pages

The Task Delegation Web Part includes references to two separate application pages. Custom application pages are ASP.NET pages that can fully utilize the server API, and ASP.NET capabilities to deliver robust visualizations, or a web form with complex business rules. The application pages are deployed to the Layouts directory that are available throughout the system.

Preparing for custom application pages

In order to add application pages or any other object to the Layouts directory, we start by mapping the path to the directory. Since these application pages will be a dependency for the Task Delegation Web Part, we will add these pages to the existing project. To do this, right-click on the project name and select ...

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