3. Introduction to the SharePoint Object Model


No matter how much you know about the SharePoint UI and Visual Studio’s support for SharePoint development, you will eventually need to work with the SharePoint object model to get things done. It is impossible to completely describe the SharePoint object model in this book, but we will try to make you familiar with the most important objects in the SharePoint object model and show some of the most frequently used methods, properties, and events on these objects.

There’s More Than One Object Model

We have said that there is a SharePoint object model, but really there are four SharePoint object models. The first object model has been around the longest and is known as the SharePoint ...

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