Professional Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Development Using Microsoft Silverlight 2

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Professional Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Development Using Microsoft Silverlight 2

Steve Fox, Paul Stubbs, "Professional Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Development Using Microsoft Silverlight 2"
Wrox | ISBN: 0470434007, 0470487003 | 2009 | 312 pages | PDF | 6,97 MB

Product Description

SharePoint is a collaborative platform that is gaining popularity for being used to build externally facing web sites and solutions. Silverlight 2 is a cross-browser and cross-platform plug-in that enables you to build rich, interactive user experiences for web-based applications. With this book, you'll discover how you can dramatically improve the user experience of SharePoint through the integration of the new Silverlight 2.

The authors begin by explaining what Silverlight 2 is, and discuss why you would want to integrate it with SharePoint. You'll examine an end-to-end solution that integrates Silverlight 2 and SharePoint and then deconstruct how the solution was built, step by step. You'll also look at specific ways of integrating Silverlight applications with different SharePoint objects such as lists, web parts, and more. Plus, source code is provided so that you can replicate and test the code in your own environment. By the end of this book, you'll be on your way to leveraging the many aspects by which Silverlight 2 can enhance the SharePoint user experience.

What you will learn from this book

Different ways to integrate with SharePoint

How to create and deploy the SharePoint Web Parts host container

Tips for adding the Silverlight video player application to the SharePoint site

Ways to develop your first custom field type

Suggestions for branding your SharePoint site

Techniques for customizing Web Parts and creating editor parts

How to deal with hidden fields, cookies, XML data ISLAND, and more

Who this book is for

This book is for developers who are interested in learning how they can implement Silverlight applications within their SharePoint installation.

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