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SharePoint® 2010 Six-in-One

Book Description

A team of SharePoint authorities addresses the six most essential areas of SharePoint 2010

SharePoint enables Web sites to host shared workspaces and is a leading solution for Enterprise Content Management. This book serves as one-stop shopping for concise coverage on six key areas that you need to know in order to get up and running with SharePoint 2010 quickly. After an introduction to the new features of SharePoint 2010, the author team of SharePoint experts walk you through branding and customization, workflow, business connectivity services, social networking and tools, the search function, and development basics so you can get started using SharePoint immediately.

  • SharePoint 2010 offers numerous exciting new features, including advancements in user interface customization, development improvements, the benefits of Business Connectivity Services, and much more

  • Covers the primary functions of SharePoint, as well as enhancements and new features of the latest version

  • Reviews the SharePoint platform, branding and customization, workflow, business connectivity services, social networking, tools, development basics, and more

  • SharePoint 2010 Six-in-One helps you conquer the six key areas of SharePoint 2010 so that you can successfully take advantage of the Microsoft SharePoint platform.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Contents
    3. Title
    4. Copyright
    5. About the Authors
    6. About the Technical Editor
    7. Credits
    8. Foreword
    9. Introduction
    10. Part I: Foundations and Overview
      1. Chapter 1: SharePoint Overview
        1. Introducing SharePoint
        2. Core SharePoint
        3. SharePoint 2010 Editions
        4. Summary
      2. Chapter 2: Planning for SharePoint
        1. Business Planning
        2. IT Professional Planning
        3. Developer Planning
        4. Installation, Configuration, and Migration
        5. Operations and Administration
        6. Summary
      3. Chapter 3: Getting Started with SharePoint
        1. Business Justification and ROI
        2. Choosing an Entry Point
        3. Tackling Business Needs with SharePoint Basic Concepts
        4. Build or Buy, On-Premise or Hosted
        5. Beyond Out-of-the-Box
        6. Summary
    11. Part II: Branding with SharePoint 2010
      1. Chapter 4: Master Pages
        1. What is Branding?
        2. What’s New with SharePoint Server 2010 Master Pages?
        3. Simple.Master
        4. Dynamic Master Pages
        5. Application.Master Page
        6. Designing with the SharePoint Ribbon
        7. Tools for Working with SharePoint Master Pages
        8. Upgrade Considerations for 2007 Master Pages
        9. Summary
      2. Chapter 5: SharePoint Themes
        1. SharePoint Themes and Branding
        2. Creating Themes
        3. Summary
      3. Chapter 6: Cascading Style Sheets and SharePoint
        1. Cascading Style Sheets: Using Them for Branding SharePoint
        2. CSS and Web Parts
        3. Tools for Working with CSS
        4. Summary
    12. Part III: Development with SharePoint
      1. Chapter 7: Features and Solutions
        1. Understanding Features
        2. Understanding Solutions
        3. Features and Solutions in Visual Studio 2010
        4. Summary
      2. Chapter 8: Introduction to SharePoint Development
        1. An Introduction to the SharePoint Server-Side Object Model
        2. An Introduction to Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
        3. An Introduction to LINQ to SharePoint
        4. An Introduction to Web Parts
        5. An Introduction to the REST Interface
        6. An Introduction to the Client Object Model
        7. An Introduction to the SharePoint Web Services
        8. Summary
      3. Chapter 9: Publishing in SharePoint Server 2010
        1. Understanding the Publishing Process
        2. Publishing Site Configuration
        3. Site Organization, Hidden Fields, and the Content Query Web Part
        4. Advanced Topics
        5. Developing Publishing Solutions
        6. Summary
    13. Part IV: Business Connectivity Services
      1. Chapter 10: Introducing Business Connectivity Services
        1. What is BCS?
        2. BCS Building Blocks
        3. BCS Solution Types and Targets
        4. Tools for BCS Solutions
        5. Behind-the-Scenes Components of BCS
        6. BCS Administration
        7. Feature Differences by Product
        8. Summary
      2. Chapter 11: Building Solutions Using Business Connectivity Services
        1. BCS Building Blocks: Deep Dive
        2. Building Entities
        3. BCS Integration with Office
        4. BCS Administration Screens
        5. Summary
    14. Part V: Social Networking with SharePoint 2010
      1. Chapter 12: Why Social Networking Is Important in SharePoint 2010
        1. Current State of Social Networking
        2. How Social Networking and Psychology are Related
        3. Social Computing with SharePoint 2010
        4. Why Social Networking with SharePoint 2010 is Important
        5. Planning for Social Computing
        6. Summary
      2. Chapter 13: Tagging and Ratings
        1. Tagging
        2. Configuration and Administration
        3. Advanced Ratings Topics
        4. Summary
      3. Chapter 14: My Site
        1. Configuration and Administration
        2. My Site Web Application Configuration
        3. Creating the User Profile Service Application
        4. Configuring the User Profile Service and the User Profile Sync Service
        5. SharePoint 2010 My Site Walk-Through
        6. Summary
    15. Part VI: SharePoint Workflow
      1. Chapter 15: Workflow Introduction and Background
        1. Overview of Workflow and Just a Touch of BPM
        2. Workflow in the Marketplace
        3. The Basic Architecture of SharePoint Workflow
        4. Understanding Conditions and Actions: The Core of SharePoint Workflow
        5. Planning for Workflow in SharePoint 2010
        6. Workflow and Your SKU
        7. Summary
      2. Chapter 16: Building and Using Workflow in SharePoint 2010
        1. Leveraging Out-of-the-Box Workflows in SharePoint
        2. Taking the Next Step and Modifying Out-of-the-Box Workflows
        3. Starting from Scratch
        4. Starting with Visio
        5. Summary
      3. Chapter 17: Visual Studio: When SharePoint Designer Is Not Enough
        1. The SharePoint Workflow Developer Experience
        2. Importing a Reusable Workflow to Visual Studio
        3. Example: Taking Advantage of Event Receivers
        4. Custom Workflow Activities with Visual Studio for Use in SharePoint Designer
        5. Example: Basic Workflow Creation in Visual Studio
        6. Wrapping Up Workflow in SharePoint
        7. Summary
    16. Part VII: Enterprise Search
      1. Chapter 18: Introduction to Enterprise Search
        1. Understanding Search
        2. Product Overview
        3. Which Product is Right for Me?
        4. User Experience
        5. Social Search
        6. Summary
      2. Chapter 19: Administering and Customizing
        1. Administration Configuration
        2. Crawling Configuration
        3. Queries and Results Configuration
        4. Summary
      3. Chapter 20: FAST Search
        1. FAST Search Capabilities
        2. Crawling
        3. Content Processing
        4. Relevancy Tuning
        5. FAST Search Experience
        6. Summary
      4. Chapter 21: Wrapping It All Up
        1. Parting Advice from the Authors
        2. Final Words
    17. Index