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SharePoint 2010 as a Development Platform by Bernd Pehlke, Jörg Krause, Christian Langhirt, Martin Döring, Alexander Sterff

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Chapter 12. Client Programming

In this chapter we focus on the client object model introduced in SharePoint Foundation 2010. There are three new object models for interacting with SharePoint sites in different scenarios: the two managed code models for .NET and Silverlight, and the JavaScript object model. We cover two basic techniques in this chapter:

  • Using JavaScript that executes in the browser

  • Using code that executes in a .NET managed application

With these new object model implementations, it is much easier to build fast and robust applications that interact with SharePoint sites. Imagine you want to build a Silverlight application that displays data from SharePoint lists. In previous SharePoint versions, the only way to access SharePoint list ...

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