This course provides SharePoint developers the information needed to implement SharePoint solutions using Enterprise Search, Managed Metadata Service (MMS), Business Connectivity Services (BCS), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Web Content Management (WCM), Social Computing features and SharePoint Apps.
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. The course is ideally suited to SharePoint developers who have gained some experience with SharePoint 2013 and who are looking to build on their existing skills.
Module 1: Creating Robust and Efficient Apps for SharePoint
In this module, you will review key aspects of the apps for SharePoint development platform, including capabilities, packaging and infrastructure, client-side programming for SharePoint, and app security. You will also learn about how to optimize the performance of your apps.
Lab: Monitoring SharePoint Health Scores
Module 2: Developing Managed Metadata Solutions
In this module you will see metadata objects and how they are used to categorize items so that you can learn how to work with them in code. You will also see how to use the advanced features of terms and manage permissions and roles. In this way you can provide a full set of terms that users can tag content with.
Lab: Developing Managed Metadata Solutions (Part 1)
Lab: Developing Managed Metadata Solutions (Part 2)
Module 3: Interacting with the Search Service
The module provides an overview of the search service architecture in SharePoint 2013 as it relates to developers, before describing how to construct queries using Keyword Query Language (KQL) and FAST Query Language (FQL) and submit these queries to the search service.
Lab: Executing Search Queries from SharePoint Apps
Module 4: Customizing the Search Experience
In this module you will create and modify queries as well as manage search results.
Lab: Configuring Result Types and Display Templates
Lab: Configuring Entity Extraction
Module 5: Implementing Enterprise Content Management
In this module, you will see how to work with SharePoint document management features in code.
Lab: Implementing Content Management Functionality
Module 6: Developing a Publishing Site for Web Content
In this module, you will learn how to utilize develop web content solutions for publishing sites.
Lab: Customizing a SharePoint Publishing Site
Module 7: Structuring and Publishing Websites for All Users
This module will focus on providing you with the knowledge to build web sites that are mobile device friendly, support multiple language and with proper navigation. This will be accomplished by introducing you to SharePoint features including device channels, managed navigation and variations.
Lab: Structuring a SharePoint Publishing Site
Lab: Publishing for Multiple Devices and Languages
Module 8: Developing Optimized Internet Sites
In this module, you will learn how to optimize your site for Internet search engines, and maximize the performance of rendering your site content.
Lab: Optimizing SharePoint Publishing Sites
Module 9: Working with Business Connectivity Services
In this module, you will learn how to develop Business Connectivity Services (BCS) solutions.
Lab: Working with Business Connectivity Services
Module 10: Creating Advanced Business Data Connectivity Models
This module will explore how to create custom search connectors using several different methodologies and lastly, you will learn the advanced topic of the new SharePoint 2013 external event notification feature to support SharePoint list features such as alerts and event receivers when external data changes.
Lab: Creating and Deploying a .NET Connectivity Assembly
Module 11: Working with Business Data
In this module you will leverage BCS components and data in custom solutions. The module first covers the built-in components that SharePoint provides for surfacing business data in the user interface. Next, we describe how to work with business data in code. Finally, the module describes how to work with offline business data in Office client solutions.
Lab: Working with Business Data in Apps for SharePoint
Module 12: Managing and Accessing User Profile Data
In this module, you will review key aspects of the user profile service, and see how you can write client-side and server-side code to access, update and manage user profile properties.
Lab: Accessing User Profile Data
Lab: Managing User Profile Properties
Module 13: Customizing the Social Workload
In this module, you will see some of the social features in SharePoint 2013, and you will see how you can develop apps which extend and customize the social workload; tailoring the experience for your business needs.
Lab: Creating a Social App Part
Module 14: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Custom SharePoint Solutions
This module will introduce methods that you can use to improve the performance and scalability of solutions and apps.
Lab: Enabling ASP.NET Tracing