O'Reilly logo

Sams Teach Yourself SharePoint® 2010 Development in 24 Hours by Vinu Santhakumari, Manpreet Singh, Sohail Sayed

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Understanding the Event Receivers

Event receivers, as the name suggests, allow you to subscribe and respond to events that occur to SharePoint items such as sites, lists, list items, and so on. For example, you may want to send out a notification when a new site is provisioned or prevent deletion of a list item based on certain conditions. Event receivers help you to achieve just that, by enabling your code to subscribe to various events and then responding accordingly.

Hour 11, “Understanding Advanced Data Management Concepts in SharePoint 2010,” looks at event receivers for lists and list items. This section explores event receivers associated with sites in more detail.

Consider a scenario where you want to log information about every newly ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required