Course description

Learn to develop solutions on the SharePoint 2013 platform.

In this course, you will learn how to use the new development and deployment features, solutions, and apps of SharePoint 2013. You will learn how to manage identity, permissions, and taxonomy, and you’ll work with server-side and client-side object models. You will learn to query and update list data, use workflow to manage business processes, and customize the user interface.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20488: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions. It covers the skills and knowledge measured by Exam 70-488 and, in conjunction with hands-on experience, can help you prepare for the exam.

Each individual Microsoft Official Course On-Demand includes 3 months (or 12 months with purchase of Microsoft Total Access Collection) of 24x7 access to the following:

What You'll Learn in Class:

Who Needs to Attend:


Follow-On Courses:

Course Outline:

  1. SharePoint as a Developer Platform

    • SharePoint Developer Landscape

    • Choosing Approaches to SharePoint Development

    • SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Execution Models

  2. Working with SharePoint Objects

    • SharePoint Object Hierarchy

    • Working with Sites, Webs, and Execution Contexts

  3. Working with Lists and Libraries

    • Using List and Library Objects

    • Querying and Retrieving List Data

    • Working with Large Lists

  4. Designing and Managing Features and Solutions

    • Working with Features and Sandboxed Solutions

    • Deploying Solutions

  5. Working with Server-Side Code

    • Developing Web Parts

    • Using Event Receivers and Timer Jobs

    • Storing Configuration Data

  6. Managing Identity and Permissions

    • Identity Management in SharePoint 2013

    • Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013

    • Configuring Forms-Based Authentication

    • Customizing the Authentication Experience

  7. Introducing Apps for SharePoint

    • Overview of Apps for SharePoint

    • Developing Apps for SharePoint

  8. Client-Side SharePoint Development

    • Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code and JavaScript

    • Using the REST API with JavaScript

  9. Developing Remote-Hosted SharePoint Apps

    • Overview of Remote-Hosted Apps

    • Configuring and Developing Remote-Hosted Apps

  10. Publishing and Distributing Apps

    • The App Management Architecture and App Packages

    • Publishing Apps

    • Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps

  11. Automating Business Processes

    • Workflow in SharePoint 2013

    • Building Workflows by using Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013

    • Developing Workflows in Visual Studio 2012

  12. Managing Taxonomy

    • Managing Taxonomy in SharePoint 2013

    • Working with Content Types and Advanced Features of Content Types

  13. Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles

    • Defining Custom Lists and Custom Sites

    • Managing SharePoint Sites

  14. Customizing User Interface Elements

    • Working with Custom Actions

    • Using Client-Side User Interface Components

    • Customizing the SharePoint List User Interface

  15. Working with Branding and Navigation

    • Creating and Applying Themes

    • Branding and Designing Publishing Sites

    • Tailoring Content to Platforms and Devices

    • Configuring and Customizing Navigation


Lab 1: Compare Web Parts and App Parts

Lab 2a: Work with Sites and Webs

Lab 2b: Work with Execution Contexts

Lab 3a: Query and Retrieve List Data

Lab 3b: Work with Large Lists

Lab 4: Work with Features and Solutions

Lab 5: Work with Server-Side Code

Lab 6a: Manage Permissions Programmatically in SharePoint 2013

Lab 6b: Create and Deploy a Custom Claims Provider

Lab 7: Create a Site Suggestions App

Lab 8a:Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code

Lab 8b:: Using the REST API with JavaScript

Lab 9a: Configure a Provider-Hosted SharePoint App

Lab 9b: Develop a Provider-Hosted SharePoint App

Lab 10a: Publish an App to a Corporate Catalog

Lab 10b: Install, Update, and Uninstall Apps

Lab11a: Build Workflow in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013

Lab 11b: Create Workflow Actions in Visual Studio 2012

Lab 12a: Work with Content Types

Lab 12b: Work with Advanced Features of Content Types

Lab 13: Manage Custom Components and Site Life Cycles

Lab 14a: Use the Edit Control Block to Launch an App

Lab 14b: Use jQuery to Customize the SharePoint List User Interface

Lab 15a: Brand and Design Publishing Sites

Lab 15b: Configure Farm-Wide Navigation