Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (M20488)

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Course Description

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.


  • Knowledge of using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012 to develop solutions
  • Basic knowledge of SharePoint solution development, either in SharePoint 2013 or earlier versions
  • Knowledge of Visual C# and the .NET Framework 4.5
  • Basic understanding of ASP.NET and server-side web development technologies, including request/response and the page lifecycle
  • Basic understanding of AJAX and asynchronous programming techniques
  • Knowledge of client-side web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with approaches to authentication and authorization, including claims-based authentication


  • Professional developers of solutions using SharePoint products and technologies in a team-based, medium-to-large deployment environment
  • Technical leaders with at least four years of SharePoint and web development experience who are responsible for designing custom code for projects that are deployed or interact with SharePoint environments. This includes the following experience:
    • Selecting an appropriate approach and building customizations in SharePoint
    • Creating and implementing a strategy for solution packaging, deployment, and upgrading
    • Identifying SharePoint data and content structures for customizations
    • Performing diagnostics and debugging
    • Planning and designing applications for scalability and performance
    • Identifying and mitigating performance issues of customizations
    • Understanding of authentication and authorization
    • Knowledge of Windows PowerShell
    • Broad familiarity with SharePoint capabilities
    • Familiarity with Online Services such as Azure and SharePoint Online

  • Course Content

    SharePoint as a Developer Platform
    • SharePoint Developer Landscape
    • Choosing Approaches to SharePoint Development
    • SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Execution Models
    Working with SharePoint Objects
    • SharePoint Object Hierarchy
    • Working with Sites, Webs, and Execution Contexts
    Working with Lists and Libraries
    • Using List and Library Objects
    • Querying and Retrieving List Data
    • Working with Large Lists
    Designing and Managing Features and Solutions
    • Working with Features and Sandboxed Solutions
    • Deploying Solutions
    Working with Server-Side Code
    • Developing Web Parts
    • Using Event Receivers and Timer Jobs
    • Storing Configuration Data
    Managing Identity and Permissions
    • Identity Management in SharePoint 2013
    • Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013
    • Configuring Forms-Based Authentication
    • Customizing the Authentication Experience
    Introducing Apps for SharePoint
    • Overview of Apps for SharePoint
    • Developing Apps for SharePoint
    Client-Side SharePoint Development
    • Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code and JavaScript
    • Using the REST API with JavaScript
    Developing Remote-Hosted SharePoint Apps
    • Overview of Remote-Hosted Apps
    • Configuring and Developing Remote-Hosted Apps
    Publishing and Distributing Apps
    • The App Management Architecture and App Packages
    • Publishing Apps
    • Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps
    Automating Business Processes
    • Workflow in SharePoint 2013
    • Building Workflows by using Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
    • Developing Workflows in Visual Studio 2012
    Managing Taxonomy
    • Managing Taxonomy in SharePoint 2013
    • Working with Content Types and Advanced Features of Content Types
    Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles
    • Defining Custom Lists and Custom Sites
    • Managing SharePoint Sites
    Customizing User Interface Elements
    • Working with Custom Actions
    • Using Client-Side User Interface Components
    • Customizing the SharePoint List User Interface
    Working with Branding and Navigation
    • Creating and Applying Themes
    • Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
    • Tailoring Content to Platforms and Devices
    • Configuring and Customizing Navigation

    Classroom Live Labs

    Lab 1: Compare Web Parts and App Parts
    • Create and Deploy a SharePoint Web Part and App Part
    Lab 2a: Work with Sites and Webs
    • Managed Code
    • Windows PowerShell
    Lab 2b: Work with Execution Contexts
    • Run Code with Elevated Privileges
    • Adapt Content for Different User Permissions
    Lab 3a: Query and Retrieve List Data Lab 3b: Work with Large Lists
    • Use the ContentIterator Class
    Lab 4: Work with Features and Solutions
    • Configure SharePoint Features
    • Create Feature Receiver Classes and Features with
    • Dependencies
    Lab 5: Work with Server-Side Code
    • Develop an Event Receiver
    • Update a Web Part
    • Create a Timer Job
    Lab 6a: Manage Permissions Programmatically in SharePoint 2013 Lab 6b: Create and Deploy a Custom Claims Provider
    • Create a Custom Claims Provider
    • Support Search and Resolve in a Claims Provider
    • Deploy and Test a Claims Provider
    Lab 7: Create a Site Suggestions App
    • Create a new SharePoint App
    • Use the Client-Side Object Model
    Lab 8a: Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code
    • Add Site Column, Mileage Claim Content Type and Claims List
    Lab 8b: Using the REST API with JavaScript
    • Create List Relationships
    • Add Vote Recording
    • Display Votes for each Suggestion
    Lab 9a: Configure a Provider-Hosted SharePoint App
    • Configure a Server-to-Server Trust Relationship
    • Create a Provider-Hosted App
    Lab 9b: Develop a Provider-Hosted SharePoint App
    • Work with SharePoint Data
    • Use the Chrome Control

    Lab 10a: Publish an App to a Corporate Catalog

    Lab 10b: Install, Update, and Uninstall Apps

    Lab 11a: Build Workflow in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
    • Create Workflows by using Visio
    • Edit Workflows by using SharePoint Designer 2013
    Lab 11b: Create Workflow Actions in Visual Studio 2012
    • Create Custom Workflow Actions
    • Use a Custom Workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013
    Lab 12a: Work with Content Types
    • Create a System to Capture Vacation Requests
    Lab 12b: Work with Advanced Features of Content Types
    • Create an Event Receiver Assembly
    • Register an Event Receiver with a Site Content Type
    Lab 13: Manage Custom Components and Site Life Cycles
    • Create a Site Definition, a List Definition
    • Develop an Event Receiver
    Lab 14a: Use the Edit Control Block to Launch an App
    • Configure an App to Display Customer Orders
    • Use a Custom Action to Launch an App
    Lab 14b: Use jQuery to Customize the SharePoint List User Interface Lab 15a: Brand and Design Publishing Sites
    • Create SharePoint Master Pages
    • Build Master Page Functionality
    • Publish and Apply Design Assets
    Lab 15b: Configure Farm-Wide Navigation
    • Create a Custom Site Map Provider
    • Add Custom Navigation Controls to a Master Page

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    Course Details

    Duration - 5 days
    Price - $3095.00 USD

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