Foreword

Over the last decade, we’ve seen SharePoint evolve from a collaboration application to a business collaboration platform. With SharePoint’s growing popularity, organizations have looked to extend SharePoint beyond traditional collaboration to scenarios such as human workflow, document processing, line-of-business portals, Internet sites, and more. Before the arrival of SharePoint 2010, developers spent a great deal of effort developing SharePoint applications and going through a number of manual steps and processes.

With the SharePoint 2010 release, we really focused on the developer audience by investing in out-of-the-box tools and features to make the SharePoint development experience familiar. We received very clear feedback from ...

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