Chapter 7. SharePoint Custom Features and Workflows

Features are the backbone of SharePoint development because every custom development project canand really shouldbe deployed as a feature. Features give tremendous control over SharePoint configurations and capabilities at the administrator level. This means that developers can create features and then turn them over to SharePoint administrators without having to get involved repeatedly in small configuration changes.

Workflow is a specialized feature that deserves extra attention because of the power it brings to SharePoint. Workflows allow you to start a series of operations manually or automatically in response to activity in a list. Workflows can be used for simple approval processes or complex ...

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