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Professional SharePoint 2013 Development by Paul J. Swider, Jeff Fried, Brian Wilson, Scot Hillier, Matt Ranlett, Brendon Schwartz, Reza Alirezaei

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Chapter 2

What’s New in SharePoint 2013

WHAT’S IN THIS CHAPTER?

  • Discovering changes in the packaging and deployment model
  • Taking advantage of the new programming model
  • Uncovering OData investments in the client-side object model
  • Understanding OAuth and the app security model
  • Discovering remote notifications
  • Integrating with the Windows Azure Workflow
  • Making the most of ECM and WCM workloads
  • Unleashing the power of the unified and extensible search platform
  • Taking advantage of improvements in Business Connectivity Services

INTRODUCTION TO SHAREPOINT 2013

The year 2012 was definitely a revolution in Microsoft history. If you look at the list of Microsoft deliverables in this year, the list is incredible. Beside all the enhanced and new features targeting end users, development in SharePoint 2013 is different than in previous versions. In SharePoint 2013, the emphasis is more on standard web technologies such as JavaScript and HTML, client-side programming, and remote calls. To accomplish this, SharePoint 2013 offers developers various options for extending the out-of-the-box capabilities of the product and building business solutions with no or minimal use of server-side code.

Each of the new features and development options in SharePoint 2013 depends on many factors that a developer needs to know up front. That’s what you should take away after reading this chapter.

DEPLOYMENT SCENARIOS

In SharePoint 2013, the physical location of the SharePoint server farm plays an important ...

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