Apps have taken the world by storm, and now they're taking SharePoint as well. The biggest new thing in SharePoint 2013, apps are the solution to creating custom code that runs on not just your own SharePoint deployment, but also on others' implementations as well. Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development is your must-have guide to developing app solutions that run on the SharePoint 2013 platform. Using step-by-step tutorials, author Steve Wright creates a sample SharePoint app throughout the course of the book, and you can walk with him through the entire lifecycle of a SharePoint app. Get expert guidance and advice on creating an app, provisioning it for use in SharePoint, securing it from unauthorized use and from other applications, integrating your app with SharePoint search and other platform features, and much more. You'll even discover how to present your app to users on mobile devices like iPads, smartphones, and Microsoft Surface tablets. Apps in SharePoint are here to stay. Don't miss out - pick up a copy of Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development and get started on your own custom apps today. Introduces the architecture for creating and hosting SharePoint apps. Leads the reader through the creation and deployment of a complete solution. Provides an understanding of the security features in the SharePoint app model. Helps the organization leverage internal data securely over the network. Leverages SharePoint search and other services to create rich SharePoint solutions. Introduces the techniques for delivering data on a multitude of web and mobile platforms. What you’ll learn Understand the architecture of a SharePoint App. Host SharePoint apps on your site or in the cloud. Create, deploy and manage the lifecycle of your apps. Secure proprietary data while leveraging it in the cloud. Develop modern, sophisticated user experiences. Access data and services from SharePoint and across the web. Leverage SharePoint’s extensive search capabilities and other service applications. Use SharePoint as a social computing platform. Present data on various platforms including Windows RT, Windows Phone and mobile web devices. Who this book is for Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development is for developers and IT professionals responsible for delivering solutions on the SharePoint 2013 platform. These solutions may run on-site, in the cloud or in a hybrid deployment across many locations. Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development provides the background and step-by-step introduction needed to create massively scalable SharePoint applications using standard tools like Visual Studio and web standards like HTML and JQuery. Once created, SharePoint apps can be deployed internally or sold through the Microsoft SharePoint Store across the Internet. Table of Contents1. Introduction to SharePoint Apps 2. Creating and Deploying an App 3. Managing the App Lifecycle 4. Creating Client Side Logic using JQuery 5. SharePoint App Security 6. Business Connectivity Services 7. Web Service Access with REST and OData 8. Accessing the SharePoint Environment 9. App Logic Components 10. Developing the User Experience 11. Using SharePoint Search 12. Using SharePoint’s Social Features 13. Accessing SharePoint Service Applications 14. Interacting with Other App Environments
Thorough coverage of development in SharePoint 2013 A team of well-known Microsoft MVPs joins forces in this fullyupdated resource, providing you with in-depth coverage ofdevelopment tools in the latest iteration of the immensely popularSharePoint. From building solutions to building custom workflow andcontent management applications, this book shares field-tested bestpractices on all aspect of SharePoint 2013 development. Offers a thorough look at Windows Azure and SharePoint2013 Includes new chapters on Application Life Cycle Management,developing apps in SharePoint, and building PerformancePointDashboards in SharePoint Professional SharePoint 2013 Development is an essentialSharePoint developer title.
SharePoint admin author gurus return to prepare you for working with the new features of SharePoint 2013! The new iteration of SharePoint boasts exciting new features. However, any new version also comes with its fair share of challenges and that's where this book comes in. The team of SharePoint admin gurus returns to presents a fully updated resource that prepares you for making all the new SharePoint 2013 features work right. They cover all of the administration components of SharePoint 2013 in detail, and present a clear understanding of how they affect the role of the administrator. Compares and contrasts SharePoint 2013 to earlier versions Helps make your SharePoint 2013 installation smooth and successful Addresses managing customizations Looks at SharePoint 2013 for Internet sites Includes an introduction to SQL Server 2012 Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration enhances your SharePoint skill set and immerses you in the new content of the platform.
Maximize Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Written by a former member of the SharePoint development team, How to Do Everything: Microsoft SharePoint 2013 shows you how to get the most out of the latest release of this dynamic business collaboration platform. You’ll learn to set up SharePoint sites and use document management, wikis, taxonomy, blogs, social features, and more to organize, manage, and share content. Real-world examples help you accomplish tasks quickly and easily. Basic information on SharePoint development and administration is also included in this practical guide. Work with sites, apps, lists, libraries, and items Upload documents, manage files with document libraries, and use document versioning and content approval features Collaborate via discussion boards, blogs, wikis, events, surveys, calendars, and newsfeeds Use social tagging, enable a folksonomy, and use enterprise keywords Create a taxonomy hierarchy using enterprise managed metadata Build publishing sites, personal sites, and websites Display data on pages using web and app parts Customize apps, lists, forms, and navigation Use SharePoint with client applications, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, InfoPath, SharePoint Designer, and third-party applications Learn the basics of SharePoint administration and development
Create dynamic business intelligence (BI) solutions for SharePoint faster and with more capabilities than previously possible. With this book, you’ll learn the entire process—from high-level concepts to development and deployment—for building data-rich BI applications with Visual Studio LightSwitch, SQL Server 2012, and a host of related Microsoft technologies. You’ll learn practical techniques and patterns necessary to use all of these technologies together as you build an example application through the course of the book, step by step. Discover how to solve real problems, using BI solutions that will evolve to meet future needs. Learn the fundamentals of SharePoint, LightSwitch, and SQL Server 2012 Get a solid grounding in BI application basics and database design principles Use LightSwitch to build a help desk app, including data model design and SharePoint data integration Build a tabular cube with Microsoft’s Business Intelligence Semantic Model (BISM) Dive into the data visualization stack, including Excel and SQL Server Reporting Services Create reports with Excel Services, Report Builder, and PowerView Use tips and tricks for setting up your BI application development environment
The System Center Operations Manager data warehouse stores many objects, making it possible to report on performance, availability, configuration, and security. You can use data collected by Operations Manager for issue tracking, awareness, planning, and forecasting, all of which are important factors for maintaining and managing your environment. But understanding what to report on and how to do so is what actually contributes to the stability of your infrastructure. If you're not using the data you collect about your environment, you're simply wasting space. If you use Operations Manager to monitor your environment, whether your infrastructure or a public, private, or hybrid cloud, this book is a good resource to help you understand the basics of reporting and how to build queries and stored procedures for your reports. It can also help you understand the various elements of Operations Manager management packs that are used when you create reports.