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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Unleashed by Michael Noel, Colin Spence

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Developing a Visual Web Part

The most commonly developed components for SharePoint are web parts. SharePoint 2010 now contains project templates that contain all the functionality that supports the immediate deployment of a variety of objects including but not limited to workflows, event receivers, web parts, business data connectivity objects, and even list definitions. SharePoint 2007 developers will be pleased to note that the packaging of these components as a SharePoint solution (.wsp) is automatic.

Follow the next steps to create a Visual Web Part that renders a SharePoint announcements list in a custom format. To show some of the more recent advancements of both .NET and SharePoint 2010, this example uses LINQ and a ListView control. ...

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