Dashboard and Web Parts

This chapter will discuss how a dashboard consisting of a series of Web Parts can be customized so that it represents the information your users desire in a single, integrated view. Therefore we will take a look how the actual Web page shown by the browser is being generated, and which properties are available to influence this generation process. Finally, we will discuss various options to create new Web Parts. You can create and customize your own dashboards or Web Parts without writing a single line of code using the SharePoint Portal Server User Interface. For more advanced tasks, you can customize and extend Web Parts using tools such as Office XP Developer.

The SharePoint Portal Server Dashboard architecture allows ...

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