Developing Sites with Your Web Browser
In This Chapter
Getting into developing sites and pages
Becoming a SharePoint developer guru who can customize SharePoint pages to suit
Creating your own custom templates and views
Making your SharePoint site sparkle with a custom look and feel
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
— Bill Gates
First, the good news: SharePoint can be customized beyond your wildest imagination. SharePoint is built on Microsoft’s .NET platform, so anything is possible — and much of that development can be accomplished right from your Web browser. Because the Web browser is the primary mechanism for most SharePoint interaction, understanding how to use your browser for development is the key to becoming a SharePoint developer guru.
In this chapter, you discover how to create and develop SharePoint sites, pages, custom templates, and views right from your browser. You explore the development of document libraries and lists, and customize content types and site columns. Finally, to give your SharePoint site some ...