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Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Development Unleashed

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This is the most comprehensive, practical guide to building enterpriseclass applications with SharePoint 2007, ASP.NET 2.0, Visual C# 2005, and the Microsoft Office 2007 system. Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Development Unleashed is designed for every working .NET developer: both those with SharePoint experience and those new to SharePoint. The authors thoroughly introduce SharePoint 2007 as a development platform and offer in-depth, example-rich coverage of every significant tool for programmers--from “Features and Solutions” to list events, from user profiles to Web Parts. You’ll walk step-by-step through building each major type of SharePoint application. You’ll also find in-depth coverage of SharePoint 2007’s rich collection of built-in Web services, including services for building document workspaces, centralizing the management of Excel spreadsheets, ensuring security, and much more.

  

Detailed information on how to…

  • Use CAML, SharePoint’s XML-based language for defining content, manipulating searches, and more

  • Work with the SharePoint Object Model

  • Build reusable packages for easy deployment to SharePoint server farms

  • Program SharePoint webs, sites, document libraries, and files

  • Leverage SharePoint 2007’s improved lists and new list events

  • Manipulate and query meetings and Meeting Workspaces

  • Integrate external business data into SharePoint applications

  • Construct business workflows for enterprise content management and other applications

  • Program ASP.NET-based SharePoint Web Parts, from the basics to state-of-the-art techniques

  • Create Web Parts that can provide and consume data through connections

  • Use SharePoint 2007’s built-in Web services for managing document and Meeting Workspaces, imaging, and lists

  • Centralize spreadsheet storage and management with Excel Services

  • Manage user profiles and enhance application security

  • Debug and deploy SharePoint 2007 applications

  • Work with Records Repositories and metadata

  • Introduction  1

    1              Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) Primer  5

    Part I        Programming with the SharePoint Object Model 

    2              Introduction to the SharePoint Object Model  15

    3              Programming with Features and Solutions  25

    4              Working with Sites and Webs  35

    5              Managing SharePoint Lists  47

    6              Advanced List Management  59

    7              Handling List Events  69

    8              Working with Document Libraries and Files  83

    9              Working with Meetings  97

    Part II        Enterprise Content Management

    10             Integrating Business Data  109

    11             Creating Business Data Applications  121

    12             Working with User Profiles  135

    13             Building Workflows  147

    Part III       Programming SharePoint Web Parts

    14             ASP.NET Server Control Primer  163

    15             Introduction to Web Parts  173

    16             Developing Full-Featured Web Parts  191

    17             Building Web Parts for Maintaining SharePoint 2007 Lists  205

    18             Building Connected Web Parts  217

    19             Debugging and Deploying Web Parts  229

    Part IV      Programming the SharePoint 2007 Web Services

    20             Using the Document Workspace Web Service  241

    21             Using the Imaging Web Service 255

    22             Using the Lists Web Service 273

    23             Using the Meeting Workspace Web Service  291

    24             Working with User Profiles and Security  307

    25             Using Excel Services  321

    26             Working with the Web Part Pages Web Service  337

    27             Using the Business Data Catalog Web Services  347

    28             Using the Workflow Web Service  359

    29             Working with Records Repositories  369

    30             Additional Web Services  377

    Index  387

    Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. About the Authors
    6. Dedication
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. We Want to Hear from You!
    9. Introduction
    10. Chapter 1 Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) Primer
    11. Part I Programming with the SharePoint Object Model
      1. Chapter 2 Introduction to the SharePoint Object Model
      2. Chapter 3 Programming with Features and Solutions
      3. Chapter 4 Working with Sites and Webs
      4. Chapter 5 Managing SharePoint Lists
      5. Chapter 6 Advanced List Management
      6. Chapter 7 Handling List Events
      7. Chapter 8 Working with Document Libraries and Files
      8. Chapter 9 Working with Meetings
    12. Part II Enterprise Content Management
      1. Chapter 10 Integrating Business Data
      2. Chapter 11 Creating Business Data Applications
      3. Chapter 12 Working with User Profiles
      4. Chapter 13 Building Workflows
    13. Part III Programming SharePoint Web Parts
      1. Chapter 14 ASP.NET Server Control Primer
      2. Chapter 15 Introduction to Web Parts
      3. Chapter 16 Developing Full-Featured Web Parts
      4. Chapter 17 Building Web Parts for Maintaining SharePoint 2007 Lists
      5. Chapter 18 Building Connected Web Parts
      6. Chapter 19 Debugging and Deploying Web Parts
    14. Part IV Programming the SharePoint 2007 Web Services
      1. Chapter 20 Using the Document Workspace Web Service
      2. Chapter 21 Using the Imaging Web Service
      3. Chapter 22 Using the Lists Web Service
      4. Chapter 23 Using the Meeting Workspace Web Service
      5. Chapter 24 Working with User Profiles and Security
      6. Chapter 25 Using Excel Services
      7. Chapter 26 Working with the Web Part Pages Web Service
      8. Chapter 27 Using the Business Data Catalog Web Services
      9. Chapter 28 Using the Workflow Web Service
      10. Chapter 29 Working with Records Repositories
      11. Chapter 30 Additional Web Services
    15. Index