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SharePoint® 2010 Development® For Dummies® by Ken Withee

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Chapter 15

Top Ten Tools for SharePoint Development

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the tools that you will use when developing a SharePoint solution

arrow Learning why each tool is valuable and how it fits into the SharePoint development process

arrow Discovering which tools to use when you need to solve a particular problem

When the facts change, I change my opinion. What do you do?

— John Maynard Keynes

The tools used for SharePoint development run a wide range. They include everything from the Web browser to standalone tools to components of the SharePoint platform itself.

This chapter walks you through the tools available for SharePoint development; along the way you can expect to see how they fit together and how they’re used. More detailed information on some of the tools is found throughout the book, but this chapter provides a simple and cohesive view that you can use to quickly get a feel for a particular tool and its purpose.

Web Browser

When you think of your Web browser, you probably think of going to Web sites and viewing information, and that’s fine — for openers. But SharePoint is a Web application born and bred — and it brings a whole new range of uses to your Web browser: You ...

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