20488 Developing Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013 Core Solutions

Course Overview

In this course, students learn core skills that are common to almost all SharePoint development activities. These include working with the server-side and client-side object models, developing and deploying features, solutions, and apps, managing identity and permissions, querying and updating list data, managing taxonomy, using workflow to manage business processes, and customizing the user interface.

Who Should Attend

The course is intended for professional developers who develop solutions for SharePoint products and technologies in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment. While some familiarity with SharePoint solution development is required, candidates are not expected to have prior experience with the new features in SharePoint Server 2013. The ideal candidate is a technical lead with at least four years of SharePoint and web development experience. The candidate is responsible for designing custom code for projects that are deployed to or interact with SharePoint environments. This includes: Selecting an appropriate approach and building customizations in SharePoint. Creating and implementing a strategy for solution packaging, deployment, and upgrading. Identifying SharePoint data and content structures for customizations. Performing diagnostics and debugging. Planning and designing applications for scalability and performance. Identifying and mitigating performance issues of customizations. Understanding authentication and authorization. Experience with Windows PowerShell. Broad familiarity with SharePoint capabilities. Familiarity with Online Services such as Azure and SharePoint Online.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Design and manage features and solutions.
  • Develop code for custom server-side components.
  • Manage and customize authentication and authorization.
  • Create custom sites and lists and manage the site lifecycle.
  • Explain the capabilities and design choices for SharePoint apps.
  • Use the client-side object model and the REST API.
  • Develop provider-hosted and auto-hosted SharePoint apps.
  • Distribute and deploy SharePoint apps.
  • Create custom workflows to automate business processes.
  • Use fields and content types to manage taxonomy.
  • Customize the appearance and behavior of user interface elements.
  • Customize navigation and site branding.

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    Course Outline

    1 - SharePoint as a Developer Platform

    • Introducing the SharePoint Developer Landscape
    • Choosing Approaches to SharePoint Development
    • Understanding SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Execution Models

    2 - Working with SharePoint Objects

    • Understanding the SharePoint Object Hierarchy
    • Working with Sites and Webs
    • Working with Execution Contexts

    3 - Working with Lists and Libraries

    • Using List and Library Objects
    • Querying and Retrieving List Data
    • Working with Large Lists

    4 - Designing and Managing Features and Solutions

    • Understanding Features and Solutions
    • Configuring Features and Solutions
    • Working with Sandboxed Solutions

    5 - Working with Server-Side Code

    • Developing Web Parts
    • Using Event Receivers
    • Using Timer Jobs
    • Storing Configuration Data

    6 - Managing Identity and Permissions

    • Understanding Identity Management in SharePoint 2013
    • Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013
    • Configuring Forms-Based Authentication
    • Customizing the Authentication Experience

    7 - Introducing Apps for SharePoint

    • Overview of Apps for SharePoint
    • Developing Apps for SharePoint

    8 - Client-Side SharePoint Development

    • Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code
    • Using the Client-Side Object Model for JavaScript
    • Using the REST API with JavaScript

    9 - Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps

    • Overview of Remote Hosted Apps
    • Configuring Remote Hosted Apps
    • Developing Remote Hosted Apps

    10 - Publishing and Distributing Apps

    • Understanding the App Management Architecture
    • Understanding App Packages
    • Publishing Apps
    • Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps

    11 - Automating Business Processes

    • Understanding Workflow in SharePoint 2013
    • Building Workflows by using Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
    • Developing Workflows in Visual Studio 2012

    12 - Managing Taxonomy

    • Managing Taxonomy in SharePoint 2013
    • Working with Content Types
    • Working with Advanced Features of Content Types

    13 - Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles

    • Defining Custom Lists
    • Defining Custom Sites
    • Managing SharePoint Sites

    14 - Customizing User Interface Elements

    • Working with Custom Actions
    • Using Client-Side User Interface Components
    • Customizing the SharePoint List User Interface

    15 - Working with Branding and Navigation

    • Creating and Applying Themes
    • Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
    • Tailoring Content to Platforms and Devices
    • Configuring and Customizing Navigation

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