Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Applications Training

Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Applications Training (M10232)


Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Applications Training Course Project-Based

This five-day instructor-led Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Applications Training course is intended for Microsoft SharePoint Development professionals who are responsible for leading projects, designing solutions, and identifying problems. In this Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Applications Training course, students learn the skills and best practices that are required to help organizations design and develop effective SharePoint applications.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

This course is intended for IT professionals who will be responsible for designing custom code for projects that are deployed to SharePoint 2010 servers. To be successful in this course, the student will have at least two years of SharePoint development experience and should have experience with ASP.NET and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

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Duration: 5 days

What You Will Learn:

Develop strategies for caching, session state, as well as design for high performance sites by limiting page size and iteration.
Determine the most suitable presentation method, visual elements, programmatic objects and multilingual strategy which meets the design objectives.
Evaluate available data access and storage methods and determine the appropriate implementation for the application requirements.
Identify the pros and cons of various data capture options and specify the most effective method or combination of methods for capturing user input.
Evaluate the use and implementation of SharePoint artifacts and determine which artifacts best meet the needs of the application requirements.
Design processing systems to get work done in the solution.
Create an effective strategy for implementation and deployment of custom solutions in both development and production environments.
Create a development strategy to allow multiple developers and administrators to work together.
Devise a strategy for developing and deploying upgrades over time as the solution evolves.
Develop an information architecture strategy that will support flexibility and growth and a navigation strategy that fits on top of this information architecture.
Plan a comprehensive branding strategy and determine the necessary application elements required to support that strategy.
Design and implement a security approach which supports both code access and end-user functionality.
Design an effective strategy for optimizing page render times and data access methods within SharePoint 2010.
Determine the appropriate use of unit and integration tests within SharePoint and design an effective strategy for ensuring maximum code reliability.

Course Content:

Module 1: ASP.NET Advanced Concepts for SharePoint
This module helps you to review the essential information regarding ASP.NET including how to improve performance for high-scale sites like SharePoint. This module covers concepts around ViewState, caching, and session state and provides an opportunity to learn to make appropriate choices.


Server Memory
Server CPU
Transfer and Client

Lab: Page Size and ViewState

Using Fiddler to Observe Page Loading
Using Fiddler to Examine Page Size
Reducing Page Size

Lab: Memory and Performance

Starting a Performance Capture
Reviewing the Report
Resolving Memory Issues and Retest

Module 2: Designing for User Experience
This module provides the key criteria and structure necessary to make appropriate decisions about what kind of user interface component to use based on the needs of the solution.


SharePoint Background
Page Parts
Globalization and Localization
Designing for Accessibility

Lab: Selecting Page Parts

Line Dashboard
Manager's Dashboard
Alert Notification

Lab: Selecting Page Types

Plant Summary Page
Plant Configuration Page
Employee List
Line Status

Module 3: Designing for Data
This module explains defining what storage will look like. This module discusses the information about data design critical to the performance and accessibility of the solution. The module also covers scalability issues related to data as well as the structural components such as the use of lists, list definitions, content types, and fields.


List and Library Fundamentals
Large Data Strategies
SharePoint Data Management

Lab: Time Tracking

Creating List Views
Adding Indexes

Lab: Invoice Management

Creating an Invoice Content Type
Enabling Content Organization
Testing Content Organization

Module 4: Designing Data Capture and Integration
This module discusses strategies on how to get the data into the system. This module covers the techniques for capturing data including office integration and integrating to other systems with BCS.


Key Considerations for Data Capture
Designing for Data Capture
Designing for Integration

Lab: Creating External Lists

Connecting to the Data Source
Defining the External Content Types
Defining the External Lists
Setting Security for the Content Types
Defining an Association

Lab: Creating an InfoPath Form

Creating the Calculations
Publishing the Form to a SharePoint Library

Module 5: Designing Artifacts
This module discusses items that will need to be implemented in SharePoint to tie the user interface and the data structure together. The module covers information about artifacts to begin the transformation of the abstract design into a specific set of deliverables that need to be created through SharePoint.


Customer Requirements
Creating Sites

Lab: Incident Response Site

Evaluating the Requirements
Designing the Solution

Lab: Expense Reports

Evaluating the Requirements
Designing the Solution

Module 6: Designing Processing Solutions
This module covers the details of options for developing solutions. The module provides decision criteria for the determination of sandbox versus full trust (or a hybrid of the two) deployments. The module also provides details for making decisions about processing including how to address long running operations and how to decide the appropriate processing solutions.


Multiserver Configurations
In and Out of the Sandbox
Getting Work Done
Working with Workflows

Lab: Designing an Engineering System

Evaluating Client Capabilities and Requirements
Evaluating Sandbox Capabilities and Requirements
Evaluating Farm Deployment Capabilities and Requirements

Lab: Creating a Sensor Report

Designing Data Access for Sensor Data
Designing a Processing Solution for the Report
Designing a Processing Solution for the Approval

Module 7: Designing Packaging
This module addresses the first order problem of factoring the solution into features and packages so that it can be upgraded. This module covers the baseline skills of determining the number, scope, and dependency of features and determining the right number of packages.


Understanding Packaging Life Cycle
Establishing Design Principles

Lab: Building a Business Document Solution

Designing a Solution
Create the Final Solution

Lab: Working with Dependencies

Creating a Common Assembly
Creating a Dependent Solution

Module 8: Designing a Development Strategy
This module focuses on two key items necessary to deploy larger solutions, configuration and logging. This module provides the students a platform to expand the scope of the solution and focus on issues related to dozens of projects on a server, each with its own approach to configuration and logging.


Developing for the Enterprise
The Role of Logging
The Benefits of Application Configuration

Lab: Team-Based Logging and Configuration

Appraising the List-Based Configuration
Using a SharePoint List-Based Configuration
Using SharePoint List-Based Logging
Configuring the Logging Level

Lab: Operational Logging

Adding Logging to SharePoint ULS

Module 9: Developing Version and Deployment
This module delves into the challenges of versioning in a SharePoint environment. The module also addresses deployment issues because most deployment issues are related to the versioning process.


Application Life Cycle Management
Source Control and Build
Versioning Strategy

Lab: Versioning Assemblies

Defining Base Version
Upgrading the Assembly

Lab: Feature Upgrade

Creating Upgrade Manage Page
Adding Feature to Upgrade
Upgrading Feature

Module 10: Designing Information Architecture and Navigation
This module helps to draw the distinction between information architecture and branding topics. The module helps to separate taxonomy (organization) from navigation (user interface).


Understanding Information Architecture
Planning for Software Boundaries

Lab: Developing a Site Structure

Using Card Sort
Designing Content Types and Site Columns

Lab: Implementing Farm-wide Navigation

Deploying a Custom SiteMap
Adding an ASPmenu to a Custom Master Page

Module 11: Designing Branding and Customization Support
This module covers branding options, including what tools can be used to customize the appearance. The module moves us to including the users and power users of the ultimate solution.


Introduction to Branding
Branding Options
Branding Decisions
Managing User Experience
Planning for Customization

Lab: Packaging Branding

Importing .wsp Files Into Microsoft Visual Studio
Extracting the File Resources
Writing the Feature Receiver to Apply Changes
Testing the Changes

Lab: Improving Brand Performance

Observing Current Performance
Turning on BLOB Caching
Observing BLOB Cached Performance
Observing _layouts Performance

Module 12: Designing Security
This module describes how to design security for performance and provide a holistic view so to evaluate security implications and tradeoffs. This module also outlines the new Claims-Based authentication in SharePoint 2010 and how Forms-Based Authentication fits into this model.


Security Within SharePoint
Using an Alternate Identity Store
Forms-Based Authentication
Deeper Look at SharePoint Claims

Lab: Setting Up a Customer Service Site

Setting Up the Authentication Provider
Creating an FBA-Claims Site
Optional Exercise: Viewing Claims for an FBA User

Lab: Solving a Security Issue

Understanding the Scope and Relating it to Configuration
Designing a Security Strategy

Module 13: Designing for Page and Data Access Performance
This module discusses page and data access performance and how to plan for a high performance site.


Optimizing SharePoint Page Performance
Analyzing Performance with the SharePoint Developer Dashboard
Optimizing SharePoint Data Access Performance

Lab : Designing for Page and Data Access Performance

Using the SharePoint Server 2010 Developer Dashboard to Capture Performance Metrics
Leveraging the SharePoint Server 2010 Search API for Large Data Queries

Module 14: Designing a Testing Strategy
This module discusses what we do at the end of the development process, testing. The module also covers functional testing and scale/performance testing.


Testing Concepts
Unit Testing
Integration Testing
Performance Testing

Lab: Designing a Testing Strategy

Conducting Unit Testing
Conducting Performance Testing
Conducting Load Testing

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