20488: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions

$2,895.00
$2,895.00
$2,895.00
Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
June 19, 2017 09:00 (EST) 5 $2,895.00 Register
September 11, 2017 09:00 (EST) 5 $2,895.00 Register
November 27, 2017 09:00 (EST) 5 $2,895.00 Register

 

About this Course
In this course, students learn core skills that are common to almost all SharePoint development activities. These include working with the server-side and client-side object models, developing and deploying features, solutions, and apps, managing identity and permissions, querying and updating list data, managing taxonomy, using workflow to manage business processes, and customizing the user interface.

 

Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A working knowledge of using Visual Studio 2010 or Visual Studio 2012 to develop solutions.
  • A basic working knowledge of SharePoint solution development, either in SharePoint 2013 or in earlier versions of SharePoint.
  • A working knowledge of Visual C# and the .NET Framework 4.5.
  • A basic understanding of ASP.NET and server-side web development technologies, including request/response and the page lifecycle.
  • A basic understanding of AJAX and asynchronous programming techniques.
  • A basic working knowledge of client-side web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with approaches to authentication and authorization, including claims-based authentication.

Audience Profile
The course is intended for professional developers who develop solutions for SharePoint products and technologies in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment. While some familiarity with SharePoint solution development is required, candidates are not expected to have prior experience with the new features in SharePoint Server 2013.

The ideal candidate is a technical lead with at least four years of SharePoint and web development experience. The candidate is responsible for designing custom code for projects that are deployed to or interact with SharePoint environments. This includes:

  • Selecting an appropriate approach and building customizations in SharePoint.
  • Creating and implementing a strategy for solution packaging, deployment, and upgrading.
  • Identifying SharePoint data and content structures for customizations.
  • Performing diagnostics and debugging.
  • Planning and designing applications for scalability and performance.
  • Identifying and mitigating performance issues of customizations.
  • Understanding authentication and authorization.
  • Experience with Windows PowerShell.
  • Broad familiarity with SharePoint capabilities.
  • Familiarity with Online Services such as Azure and SharePoint Online.

 

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Design and manage features and solutions.
  • Develop code for custom server-side components.
  • Manage and customize authentication and authorization.
  • Create custom sites and lists and manage the site lifecycle.
  • Explain the capabilities and design choices for SharePoint apps.
  • Use the client-side object model and the REST API.
  • Develop provider-hosted and auto-hosted SharePoint apps.
  • Distribute and deploy SharePoint apps.
  • Create custom workflows to automate business processes.
  • Use fields and content types to manage taxonomy.
  • Customize the appearance and behavior of user interface elements.
  • Customize navigation and site branding.

Course Outline

Module 1: SharePoint as a Developer Platform
This module examines different approaches that can be used to develop applications with SharePoint Server 2013 the scenarios in which each approach might be appropriate.

Lessons
Introducing the SharePoint Developer Landscape
Choosing Approaches to SharePoint Development
Understanding SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Execution Models

Lab: Comparing Web Parts and App Parts
Creating and Deploying a SharePoint Web Part
Creating and Deploying a SharePoint App Part

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the opportunities for developers in SharePoint Server 2013.
Choose appropriate execution models for custom SharePoint components.
Choose appropriate deployment models for custom SharePoint components.

Module 2: Working with SharePoint Objects
This module introduces the server-side SharePoint object model and how the core classes relate to sites and collections. The server-side SharePoint object model provides a core set of classes that represent different items in the logical architecture of a SharePoint deployment. Students also learn how manage permissions for server-side code.

Lessons
Understanding the SharePoint Object Hierarchy
Working with Sites and Webs
Working with Execution Contexts

Lab: Working with Sites and Webs
Working with Sites and Webs in Managed Code
Working with Sites and Webs in Windows PowerShell.
Lab: Working with Execution Contexts
Running Code with Elevated Privileges
Adapting Content for Different User Permissions

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain the purpose of key classes in the server-side SharePoint object model.
Programmatically interact with SharePoint site collections and sites.
Adapt solutions for users with different levels of permissions.

Module 3: Working with Lists and Libraries
This module explains how to interact with lists and libraries. Students learn about how to work with lists and libraries programmatically using the server-side SharePoint object model and how to use query classes and LINQ to SharePoint to query and retrieve data from SharePoint lists. Student also learn how to efficiently work with lists that contain large numbers of items.

Lessons
Using List and Library Objects
Querying and Retrieving List Data
Working with Large Lists

Lab: Querying and Retrieving List Data
Querying List Items
Updating List Items
Lab: Working with Large Lists
Using the ContentIterator Class

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Interact with lists and libraries programmatically.
Query and retrieve list data.
Perform operations efficiently on large lists.

Module 4: Designing and Managing Features and Solutions
This module examines creating and deploying custom Developing a SharePoint solutions and features. The students also learn how and when to use sandbox solutions.

Lessons
Working with Features
Deploying Solutions
Working with Sandboxed Solutions

Lab: Working with Farm Solutions
Create a Farm Solution
Create a Feature
Upgrade a Solution
Lab: Working with Sandboxed Solutions
Create a Solution Validator

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the structure and use cases of a Feature.
Explain how to create a farm solution.
Explain how to create a sandboxed solution.

Module 5: Working with Server-Side Code
This module describes how to develop and deploy Web Parts and event receivers in a solution.

Lessons
Developing Web Parts
Using Event Receivers
Using Timer Jobs
Storing Configuration Data

Lab: Working with Server-Side Code
Developing an Event Receiver
Updating a Web Part
Creating a Timer Job

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the process for developing a web part.
Use event receivers to handle SharePoint events.
Use timer jobs to perform out of process, and scheduled operations.
Store and manipulate configuration data for custom components.

Module 6: Managing Identity and Permissions
This module describes how manage permissions through code and customize authentication using custom claims providers.

Lessons
Understanding Identity Management in SharePoint 2013
Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013
Configuring Forms-Based Authentication
Customizing the Authentication Experience

Lab: Managing Permissions Programmatically in SharePoint 2013
Managing List Permissions Programmatically
Lab: Creating and Deploying a Custom Claims Provider
Creating a Custom Claims Provider
Supporting Search and Resolve in a Claims Provider
Deploying and Testing a Claims Provider

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe how authentication and identity management work in SharePoint 2013.
Verify and manage permissions programmatically in SharePoint 2013.
Create and configure custom membership providers and role managers for forms-based authentication.
Create claims providers and customize the sign-in experience.

Module 7: Managing Custom Components and Site Lifecycles
This module discusses planning and organizing sites and lists. The students also learn how to create custom component definitions and templates.

Lessons
Component Overview
Defining Custom Lists
Defining Custom Sites
Managing SharePoint Sites

Lab: Managing Custom Components and Site Lifecycles
Creating a Site Definition
Creating a List Definition
Developing an Event Receiver

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain the SharePoint component hierarchy.
Define and provision custom lists
Define and provision custom sites.
Manage the SharePoint site lifecycle

Module 8: Introducing Apps for SharePoint
This module introduces the SharePoint App, a new way to customize SharePoint functionality with SharePoint Server 2013.  

Lessons
Overview of Apps for SharePoint
Developing Apps for SharePoint

Lab: Creating a Site Suggestions App
Creating a New SharePoint App
Using the Client-Side Object Model

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe SharePoint apps and compare them to SharePoint farm solutions and sandboxed solutions.
Describe how to develop apps for SharePoint 2013 that work on-premises and in the cloud.

Module 9: Client-Side SharePoint Development
This module describes how to use JavaScript Client Object Model (CSOM), managed code CSOM and the REST API to build SharePoint Apps.

Lessons
Using the Client-Side Object Model for JavaScript
Using the REST API with JavaScript

Lab: Using the REST API with JavaScript
Creating List Relationships
Add Vote Recording
Display Votes for Each Suggestion

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Use the client-side object model for JavaScript to interact with a SharePoint deployment.
Use the REST API with JavaScript or C# to interact with a SharePoint deployment.
Use the client-side object model for managed code to interact with a SharePoint deployment.

Module 10: Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps
This module examines the difference between provider hosted Apps and Remote Hosted Apps. The students will also create and deploy a Provider Hosted App.

Lessons
Overview of Remote Hosted Apps
Configuring Remote Hosted Apps
Developing Remote Hosted Apps

Lab: Configuring a Provider Hosted SharePoint App
Configuring An Server to Server Trust Relationship
Creating a Provider Hosted App
Lab: Developing a Provider Hosted SharePoint App
Working with SharePoint Data
Using the Chrome Control

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe how remote-hosted apps work and how to configure the permissions and cross-domain calls that they may require.
Configure apps for hosting on Windows Azure or remote servers.
Develop apps for hosting on Windows Azure or remote servers.

Module 11: Publishing and Distributing Apps
This module introduces the App Catalog so users to locate, purchase, and install apps easily. The students learn how to package and publish Apps to the App Catalog.

Lessons
Understanding the App Management Architecture
Understanding App Packages
Publishing Apps
Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps

Lab: Publishing an App to a Corporate Catalog
Creating an App Catalog
Creating an App Package
Publishing an App Package
Lab: Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps
Installing an App
Upgrading an App
Removing an App

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain how SharePoint manages app publishing and distribution.
Describe the contents of an app package.
Publish apps to a corporate catalog or the Office Marketplace.
Install, update, and uninstall apps.

Module 12: Automating Business Processes
This module explains how to create workflows and workflow actions using Visio 2013, SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2012.Lessons
Understanding Workflow in SharePoint 2013
Building Workflows by using Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
Developing Workflows in Visual Studio 2012

Lab: Building Workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
Creating Workflows by Using Visio
Editing Workflows by Using SharePoint Designer
Lab: Creating Workflow Actions in Visual Studio 2012
Creating Custom Workflow Actions
Using a Custom Workflow in SharePoint Designer

At the end of this module, student will be able to:
Describe the architecture and capabilities of workflow in SharePoint 2013.
Create declarative workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013.
Create and deploy custom workflows by using Visual Studio 2012.

Module 13: Managing Taxonomy
This module explains the importance of a good taxonomy in SharePoint and working with the components of the taxonomy. The students also see how to tie event receivers to the taxonomy.

Lessons
Managing Taxonomy in SharePoint 2013
Working with Content Types
Working with Advanced Features of Content Types

Lab: Working with Content Types
Create a System to Capture Vacation Requests
Lab: Working with Advanced Features of Content Types
Creating an Event Receiver Assembly
Registering an Event Receiver with a Site Content Type

After completing this module, student will be able to:
Work with taxonomy building blocks in SharePoint 2013.
Create and configure content types declaratively and programmatically.
Work with advanced features of content types.

Module 14: Customizing User Interface Elements
This module explains different ways of customizing the SharePoint user interface, such as adding buttons to the ribbon or modifying the appearance of list views.

Lessons
Working with Custom Actions
Using Client-Side User Interface Components
Customizing the SharePoint List User Interface

Lab: Using the Edit Control Block to Launch an App
Configuring an App to Display Customer Orders
Use a Custom Action to Launch an App
Lab: Using jQuery to Customize the SharePoint List User Interface
Creating a Custom List View

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Use custom actions to modify the SharePoint user interface.
Use JavaScript to work with client-side SharePoint user interface components.
Describe how to modify the appearance and behavior of list views and forms.

Module 15: Working with Branding and Navigation
This module explains the changes in SharePoint Server 2013 to branding, designing, publishing and navigating sites. The students also learn how to create devise independent sites standard web technologies, such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Lessons
Creating and Applying Themes
Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
Tailoring Content to Platforms and Devices
Configuring and Customizing Navigation

Lab: Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
Creating SharePoint Master Pages
Building Master Page Functionality
Publishing and Applying Design Assets
Lab: Configuring Farm-Wide Navigation
Creating a Custom Site Map Provider

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create and apply themes to SharePoint sites.
Create publishing site design assets such as master pages and page layouts.
Use device channels and image renditions to adapt content for different devices.
Configure and customize the navigation experience for publishing sites.