SharePoint 2007 and Office Development Expert Solutions Paperback – Aug 20 2007
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From the Back Cover
From generating Office documents programmatically to integrating document-based workflows with Line of Business applications or web sites, you'll see how to get the most out of your SharePoint environment. In order to do this, you'll examine how to integrate Microsoft's information worker products such as SQL Server 2005 and Office 2007 into broader solutions for the enterprise.
Throughout the book, the following key areas are covered in-depth: portal services in SharePoint, search, document and content management, and workflow integration. The expert authors also provide you with scenarios to build out these applications and leverage the platform services along with custom code to create new solutions. In addition, key examples demonstrate how SharePoint and Office work together to offer powerful capabilities and how Office can be an integral part of the development platform.
What you will learn from this book
- All about what's new for developers in SharePoint and Office 2007
Techniques for programming SharePoint lists and libraries
Tips for building business intelligence applications with SharePoint and Office
Ways to take advantage of XML, web services, and extensibility in Office 2007
Methods for creating custom workflows for Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
How to manage web content in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
Who this book is for
This book is for experienced .NET, SharePoint 2003, Excel, and Access VBA developers who are expanding and upgrading their development skills.
About the Author
Randy Holloway works as a technical advisor for Microsoft’s enterprise software customers in St. Louis. Prior to joining Microsoft, Randy served as an IT director focused on software engineering and ERP systems support in addition to his writing and speaking engagements for a variety of industry publications and conferences. Randy holds a B.S. from Mississippi State University. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with his wife and two children. He also writes a weblog focused on technology and industry trends, located at http://randyh.wordpress.com.
Andrej Kyselica advises Microsoft’s enterprise healthcare customers on technology strategy and architecture. Before joining Microsoft, Andrej worked in consulting for 9 years as a practice director and CTO focusing on .NET and portal solutions. Outside of work, Andrej enjoys cycling, running, and spending time outdoors with his wife and five children.
Steve Caravajal is a principal architect with the Microsoft Corporation. He has been architecting, deploying, and customizing SharePoint solutions since v1. Steve has over 25 years’ experience in technology and product development. He holds a B.S. in chemistry and mathematics and a doctoral degree in chemistry and computer science. Steve is a software developer at heart, having written and managed the development of numerous enterprise software applications in .NET, Java, and C++. He currently lives in Cincinnati with his wife Rosemary. In his spare time he enjoys playing foosball, ping-pong, and blackjack.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
This is not a fan boy book that simply regurgitates product information. This book was written by three Microsoft SharePoint experts who have managed to convey a massive amount of useful SharePoint knowledge across the entire breadth of the product, including both WSS (Windows SharePoint Services) and MOSS (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server) 2007.
The book chapters break down as follows:
Chapter 1: What's new for developers in MOSS 2007
Chapter 2: Understand SharePoint 2007 Services and Architecture
Chapter 3: Programming SharePoint Lists and Libraries
Chapter 4: XML Web Services and Extensibility in Office 2007
Chapter 5: User Interface Development
Chapter 6: SharePoint Application Services
Chapter 7: Building Business Intelligence Applications
Chapter 8: Creating custom Workflows
Chapter 9: Web Content Management
Chapter 10: Content Management and Workflow Scenario
Each of these chapters contains very detailed examples for both the developer and non-developer readers of how to implement workflows, develop web parts, manage Excel Services and handle Web Content Management, to name a few of the subject areas. There is so much information in this book that a developer will find themselves referring to it continuously to assist in creating SharePoint solutions.
This is truly an amazing book and a "must-have" for SharePoint developers.
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