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SharePoint 2010 Web Parts in Action by Wictor Wilen

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Chapter 4. Building the user interface

 

This chapter covers

  • Understanding the flow of events in Web Parts
  • Working with the view state
  • Validating user input
  • Creating custom controls
  • Using SharePoint controls

 

When you build the user interface (UI) for your Web Part, you should consider more than just how it looks. You need to factor in how the user will interact with your Web Part. Some Web Parts require no interaction and just show lists or display information. But, often Web Parts resemble applications that allow users to interact with the underlying business logic. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to create the UI and appearance of your Web Parts using the underlying techniques in the ASP.NET and SharePoint platforms.

The UI is built ...

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