Getting to Know SharePoint 2013
In This Chapter
Gaining a general understanding of SharePoint
Exploring how the product is put together
Getting familiar with SharePoint concepts
Seeing how SharePoint works at a fundamental level
When I first heard about SharePoint, I just didn’t get it. What the heck was this new thing called SharePoint? I knew it was a Microsoft product that was supposed to do lots of things, but I just couldn’t figure out exactly what it was or how to get started working with it.
Well, after years of working with SharePoint, I have finally figured a few things out. SharePoint is indeed a Microsoft product and it is definitely capable of doing lots of things. In fact, SharePoint can do more things than you could ever imagine. And therein lies the problem. If you ask ten people what SharePoint does, you’re very likely to get ten different answers. SharePoint has such a depth to it that it’s hard to get your head around it.
In this chapter, I help you see the SharePoint big picture. You discover how SharePoint works and gain understanding on exactly what ...