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Thomas Rizzo, Reza Alirezaei, Jeff Fried, Paul Swider, Scot Hillier, Kenneth Schaefer
Learn to leverage the features of the newest version of SharePoint, in this update to the bestseller More than simply a portal, SharePoint is Microsoft's popular content management solution for building intranets and Web sites or hosting wikis and blogs. Offering broad coverage on all aspects of development for the SharePoint platform, this comprehensive book shows you exactly what SharePoint does, how to build solutions, and what features are accessible within SharePoint. Written by one of the most recognized names in SharePoint development, Professional SharePoint 2010 Development offers an extensive selection of field-tested best practices that shows you how to leverage the vast power of this multi-faceted tool to build custom workflow and content management applications. Plus, you'll discover how to take advantage of the new features to roll out new SharePoint sites or upgrade existing sites. SharePoint guru Tom Rizzo offers broad coverage of the newest version of SharePoint, Microsoft's popular content management solution Addresses how the new version adds enhanced developer support for ASP.NET, Ajax, LINQ, and Silverlight Demonstrates how to take advantage of new features, including improvements to offline and mobile client capabilities, social networking additions, and more Covers user experience development, platform services, social media features, event handling, the business data catalog, forms and workflow, business intelligence, and more With this book, you'll get exhaustive coverage on the many possibilities that exist with SharePoint.
This book provides a fresh take on Microsoft’s premier collaboration solution. A critical resource if you’re developing on the SharePoint platform, this book features a complete focus on the new features and capabilities of SharePoint 2010. Through a thorough treatment of sites, web parts, data management, portal solutions, and business intelligence capabilities, you’ll appreciate author Sahil Malik’s concise yet highly readable text. With this book, you’ll gain intermediate-level guidance for designing and deploying exciting business solutions based on Microsoft SharePoint 2010. What you’ll learn Write effective SharePoint 2010 solutions that can be used on the Web, through Microsoft Office, and on mobile devices. Find out best practices for managing data stored in a SharePoint site and the most effective ways to get value out of it. Discover how to write effective web parts and pages and integrate those solutions across other Microsoft technologies. Put on your designer hat and create a custom look and feel for your SharePoint site or portal. Learn how to use existing data to create business intelligence solutions based on SharePoint sites. Who this book is for This book is for the typical SharePoint 2010 project team member who is technical in nature. It is aimed more toward developers, IT pros, and technical architects than designers or non-technical team members. Table of Contents The First Chapter: Please Read! SharePoint Basics The SharePoint 2010 Feature Solution Framework WebParts and SharePoint Pages Client Object Model, ADO.NET Services, and Custom Services Managing SharePoint Data: Part 1 Managing SharePoint Data: Part 2 Enterprise Content Management Business Connectivity Services Workflows Business Intelligence Security
Bill English, Brian Alderman, Mark Ferraz
A guide to SharePoint 2010 administration covers such topics as architecture, deployment scenarios, design, security, Web content management, and business intelligence.
Michael Noel, Colin Spence
A thorough revision of the bestselling book on SharePoint, Microsoft's increasingly popular set of collaboration technologies * *SharePoint makes it easier for people to collaborate online, and is poised to explode in usage with the 2010 version. *Contains all the information an administrator needs to know to set up and manage SharePoint. *Fully updated for all the new features of SharePoint 2010, and tested against the final release code. *Previous editions have been bestsellers. Companies have been talking about knowledge management and leveraging their IT investments to enhance team collaboration for years, but have had difficulty implementing effective solutions that tie together the wide range of information employees need to access. SharePoint 2007 made great inroads into filling these needs, and was a billion dollar product for Microsoft. SharePoint 2010 will make even greater strides in enabling organizations to create a practical framework to bring together information from such diverse systems as Office, Visual Studio, SQL Server, Windows Server, and other Microsoft servers. Previous editions of this book have been bestsellers. This book will provide comprehensive, practical coverage for administrators, on topics including planning; implementation; migration; administration; working with tools for endusers, administrators, and managers; and extensions for workflows, business processes, and business intelligence. New features covered in this edition include: PowerShell; virtualization technologies; new security and authentication technologies; business intelligence tools; social networking tools and features; enhancements in the user experience, including the ribbon interface; new lists and libraries; and metadata enhancements.
Adam Jorgensen, Mark Stacey, Devin Knight, Patrick LeBlanc, Brad Schacht
Learn to build and deliver SharePoint BI applications Written by a team of leading SharePoint and Business Intelligence (BI) experts, this unique book-and-DVD package shows you how to successfully build and deliver BI applications using SharePoint 2010. Assuming no previous SharePoint experience, the authors deliver a clear explanation of what SharePoint will do for your BI and information management capabilities. Each lesson in the book is reinforced with a helpful tutorial on the DVD and cover topics such as interactive reporting with Excel, document sharing for collaborative reporting, and controlling data sources. As you learn best practices for configuring and securing SharePoint 2010 BI applications and planning and implementing your SharePoint BI project plan, you'll be well on your way to gaining a solid foundation of understanding and working with SharePoint 2010 and BI. Provides an invaluable training book-and-DVD package that takes you through building and delivering BI applications using SharePoint 2010 Features an accompanying video tutorial for each lesson covered in the book, along with a "Try It" section at the end of each lesson Covers interactive reporting with excel Covers Power Pivot advanced analytics Details report and document sharing for collaborative reporting Shows how to use SharePoint lists and libraries for data sources repositories in your BI projects Explains how to control data sources, reports and business intelligence content with permissions and workflow approvals. With this unique book-and-DVD combo, you'll be well on your way to successfully building and delivering BI applications using SharePoint 2010. Note: As part of the print version of this title, video lessons are included on DVD. For e-book versions, video lessons can be accessed at wrox.com using a link provided in the interior of the e-book.
Seth Bates, Tony Smith
Provides an examination of the next generation of Microsoft SharePoint technologies, explaining how to use the technologies to extend the information sharing and collaboration capabilities to develop enterprise information management, sharing and collaboration solutions.
Sahil Malik, Srini Sistla, Steve Wright
What differentiates good organizations from bad? The good ones are those that take advantage of the data they already have and use the feedback that business intelligence gives them to improve their processes. SharePoint is now the delivery platform of choice for Microsoft’s business intelligence products, and in this book we reveal how to get the most from developing business intelligence solutions on SharePoint 2010. To understand the various business intelligence offerings in SharePoint 2010, you need to understand the core SQL Server business intelligence concepts, and the first part of the book presents a comprehensive tutorial on those fundamentals. Pro SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence Solutions then focuses on specific SharePoint business intelligence investments including: Visio Services Excel Services SQL Server Reporting Services Business Connectivity Services PerformancePoint Services All of this is done using a practical, hands-on format, with enough examples to empower you to use these products in your real-life projects. As compelling as SharePoint and SQL Server business intelligence are together, the challenge always has been finding people who understand both SharePoint and SQL Server well enough to deliver such business intelligence solutions. With this book in hand, you become part of that select group. What you’ll learn Understand the fundamentals and framework of business intelligence. Learn how to integrate Visio Services, and discover the developer story. Practice working with the Secure Store Service. Experience authoring and publishing reports using Report Builder and how to re-purpose published reports in Reporting Services. Glean practical advice about deploying and developing for PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint 2010. Learn about the advances in Excel Services and PowerPivot, and their application within SharePoint to practical situations. Gain a deep understanding of the Business Data Services featureset in SharePoint 2010. Who this book is for This book offers SharePoint developers an essential BI foundation experience and an introduction to SQL Server 2008 tools for business intelligence. This book will also benefit SQL Server developers and administrators who require knowledge of setting up the basic infrastructure on the SharePoint platform for business intelligence. Table of Contents Business Intelligence Basics Visio Services Reporting Services Business Connectivity Services Excel Services PerformancePoint Services