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Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development by Steve Wright

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CHAPTER 5

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Accessing the SharePoint Environment

In the last chapter, we learned how to code application logic that runs in the user’s web browser. This is important because SharePoint apps are not allowed to use server-side code running within SharePoint. Now that we have these tools, we will apply them to the core task associated with most SharePoint apps. That is interacting with objects in the SharePoint environment, including sites, lists, and documents. In this chapter, we will go over the following points:

  • The types of APIs that are available in SharePoint 2013.
  • How these APIs apply to creating SharePoint apps.
  • How to create efficient client-side ...

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