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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development with Visual Studio 2010 Expert Cookbook

By : Balaji Kithiganahalli
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development with Visual Studio 2010 Expert Cookbook

By: Balaji Kithiganahalli

Overview of this book

Microsoft SharePoint 2010, is the best-in-class platform for content management and collaboration. With the combined capabilities of Sharepoint and Visual Studio, developers have an end-to-end business solutions development IDE. To leverage this powerful combination of tools it is necessary to understand the different building blocks. This book will provide necessary concepts and present ways to develop complex business solutions and take them further.SharePoint 2010 Development Cookbook With Visual Studio 2010 is an instructional guide for developing and debugging applications for SharePoint 2010 environment using Visual Studio 2010. The cookbook approach helps you to dip into any recipe that interests you, you can also read it from cover to cover if you want to get hands on with the complete application development cycle.With this book you will learn to develop event handlers, workflows, content types, web parts, client object model applications, and web services for SharePoint 2010 in an instructional manner. You will discover the less known facts behind debugging feature receivers, deployment of web parts, utilizing free toolkits to enhance the development and debugging experience. You will learn the newer development approach called Visual Web Parts, how to develop and deploy Silverlight applications that can be used with Silverlight web part. You will also explore SandBoxed deployment model and its usage. You will create your own web services for SharePoint and the Client Object Model introduced in SharePoint 2010. All in all, you will develop Sharepoint solutions in an instructional manner that eases the learning process.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development with Visual Studio 2010: Expert Cookbook
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The web services expose common functionality of the SharePoint that can be utilized by the client applications to extract and input data to SharePoint sites. If these exposed web services, do not provide you with the necessary functionality, you can always create custom web services that use the SharePoint object model.

Web services can be developed, using the old ASP.NET style by creating the .ASMX files or the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services. Using WCF, you can create either the SOAP style or REST web services.

For more information on the differences between ASP.NET web services versus WCF services, refer to MSDN at:

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) uses XML behind the scenes to do client and server transactions. With SOAP, you can only use the HTTP POST method to do client and server transactions. It does not make use of the GET method, and hence does not provide better caching mechanisms for read-only...