An authoritative guide to extending SharePoint's power with cloud-based services
If you want to be part of the next major shift in the IT industry, you'll want this book. Melding two of the hottest trends in the industry—the widespread popularity of the SharePoint collaboration platform and the rapid rise of cloud computing—this practical guide shows developers how to extend their SharePoint solutions with the cloud's almost limitless capabilities. See how to get started, discover smart ways to leverage cloud data and services through Azure, start incorporating Twitter or LinkedIn into your solutions, find the best ways to secure everything, and much more.
Shows developers how to use Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to create scalable, cloud-based solutions
Melds the hottest new trend in the industry—developing, hosting, managing, or storing code in the cloud—with what SharePoint developers need to know to weave these technologies into their solutions
Provides developer patterns, real-world examples, and invaluable walkthroughs
Topics include SQL Azure for data management and BI, building an Azure-based corporate tax service, connecting Linked In and SharePoint profile data, creating a filterable Twitter dashboard, leveraging Bing Maps Geo services, maintaining security, and more
SharePoint developers, discover exciting new ways to extend SharePoint's functionality with this practical and content-rich guide.