WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF SHAREPOINT 2010 and Visual Studio 2010, SharePoint development is easier than ever. This chapter introduces the concepts you need to get started with SharePoint development and leads you through creating your first SharePoint web part in Visual Studio. It is intended to help new SharePoint developers be successful with this book, rather than as a comprehensive guide to SharePoint development.
This chapter shows you
• How content is organized in SharePoint and how SharePoint combines web server files with content and customizations stored in SharePoint content databases
• How to build and deploy SharePoint web parts, both as “Visual” Web Parts which are based on an ASP.NET User ...