Chapter 3. SharePoint Development with Visual Studio 2010

With the release of SharePoint 2007, the product matured from a set of out-of-the-box features to a platform enterprises could build on and adapt to meet their exact needs. Successful platforms deliver value to an organization through a rich set of capabilities that can be extended and customized to align with key business processes and objectives. The quality of tooling to support development against the platform is a critical ingredient of this success as well. Development targeting SharePoint 2007 can be challenging at times, due largely to the lack of integrated and familiar tool support. SharePoint 2007 developers were required to hand-code large XML files, master multiple tools, and ...

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