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SharePoint 2007 Development Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Mark E. Gerow

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Chapter 4. Working with Web Parts

SharePoint is a fascinating platform because it comprises so many technologies and subsystems, from site-definition templates to the object model, XML and XSLT, .NET and HTML, and everything in between.

Of all these, developing for the web-part framework is my favorite. The idea that you can create discrete bits of applications and reassemble them as needed is extremely powerful—and in fact is what object-oriented programming is all about. Web parts are the embodiment of that powerful idea in a web UI. You can build components (web parts) to meet a very specific requirement, confident that you'll be able to reuse them and even share data between them at a later time to meet future requirements as well.

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