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Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 Administrator's Companion by The Microsoft SharePoint Community Experts, Bill English

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Creating an Event Handler Feature

Event handlers are programs that enhance and add functionality throughout SharePoint sites and lists, manage events, and can be deployed to new and existing sites by using Features. The SharePoint object model includes several event classes that developers can use to develop and target event handlers specifically to items, lists, and sites.

In terms of deploying event handlers, in SharePoint Portal Server 2003 you can register event handlers through the administrative user interface, but this is no longer possible in SharePoint Server 2007. In SharePoint Server 2007, event handlers are deployed either by code, such as creating a Project Class to register an event handler, or as part of a Feature. Deploying event ...

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