Delegate controls provide a mechanism for adding ASP.NET user controls. As such, to create, compile, and package custom controls, we will use a Visual Studio solution. In this recipe, we will create the Visual Studio SharePoint project that we will use for this chapter. For simplicity, we will add each subsequent recipe to this single project.
Since the recipes in this chapter include items that will make changes to the
web.config file of the SharePoint web application in IIS, we will be creating a farm solution.
In order to create a custom SharePoint solution with Visual Studio, we will need to have Visual Studio 2012 with the Office Developer Tools or Visual Studio ...