Pro Office 365 Development is a practical, hands-on guide to building cloud-based solutions using the Office 365 platform. This groundbreaking offering from Microsoft provides enterprise-class collaborative solutions at an affordable price, and this book shows you how to use the Office 365 platform to easily build amazing custom applications, including coding for Excel Services, Microsoft Access, and SharePoint Online.
Whether you want to build desktop client applications or browser-only solutions with Microsoft's new cloud-based productivity offering, this book will show you how to do it.
Develop SharePoint solutions, including declarative workflows
Use Access and Excel services to quickly build SharePoint sites
Build content-sensitive collaborative solutions with instant messaging and video conferencing
What you'll learn
Configure and administer an enterprise Office 365 account
Implement declarative workflows using Visio and SharePoint Designer
Create web databases using Access and SharePoint
Utilize the SharePoint object model in Visual Studio
Write Silverlight and JScript applications hosted in SharePoint
Build WPF applications to expose Lync and Exchange services
Who this book is for
Pro Office 365 Development is written for programmers who have experience with Visual Studio and .NET development and want to take the leap into cloud-based solutions. It is ideal for developers making their first foray into collaborative systems such as SharePoint and Exchange, as no prior experience is required.