Friday, August 6, 2010

A must read for beginner SharePoint Developers

Ted Pattison and Daniel Larson have written an excellent book Inside Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 for developers who just started or planning to start SharePoint Development. This book gives beginners clear idea about SharePoint Architecture, designing pages for SharePoint and how to program using Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Object Model. Inside WSS3.0
Two chapters of this book are available free on MSDN. 
This chapter explains SharePoint Architecture internals, how SharePoint works with ASP.NET framework, how SPVirtualPathProvider works and how to program custom application and site pages.
This chapter describes how to design site pages with custom controls and Web Part zones, how to customization of Master pages and site navigation and what are the best practices for branding WSS 3.0 sites.
Inside Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 by Ted Pattison and Daniel Larson, from Microsoft Press (ISBN 9780735623200, copyright 2007 by Microsoft Press, all rights reserved)


  1. -->Provides a comprehensive collaboration platform with familiar tools, interoperable out of box features
    -->Developers can improve productivity with tools like Visual Studio 2010 & SharePoint designer 2010
    -->SharePoint 2010 provides new features for business collaboration for ex: Silver light hosting for user interfaces; Client object model; LINQ to SharePoint; data relationships; BCS; large list scalability
    -->Developers enjoy a flexible deployment option


  2. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. SharePoint 2010 provide a single platform for all your business needs. It has wide range of functions like messaging, records management,collaboration on a single infrastructure.
    It is hosted on a single server and can be accessed by multiple users at a time.

  3. This is a very useful post for developers. I like it. Thanks for sharing it with me.