OD20488 - Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
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COURSE COST: $700.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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In this course, students learn core skills that are common to almost all SharePoint development activities. These include working with the server-side and client-side object models, developing and deploying features, solutions, and apps, managing identity and permissions, querying and updating list data, managing taxonomy, using workflow to manage business processes, and customizing the user interface.


The course is intended for professional developers who develop solutions for SharePoint products and technologies in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment. While some familiarity with SharePoint solution development is required, candidates are not expected to have prior experience with the new features in SharePoint Server 2013.

The ideal candidate is a technical lead with at least four years of SharePoint and web development experience. The candidate is responsible for designing custom code for projects that are deployed to or interact with SharePoint environments

Understanding authentication and authorization.
Experience with Windows PowerShell.
Broad familiarity with SharePoint capabilities.
Familiarity with Online Services such as Azure and SharePoint Online.
Selecting an appropriate approach and building customizations in SharePoint.


MOC On-Demand is an integrated combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests designed to help IT experts and developers to expand their knowledge about Microsoft technologies. The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. They can also be used in the form of a Blended Class together with managed training courses, or as the basis for training solutions with mentoring and other learning programmes.

All Labs within a course can be accessed via the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform. Participants enrolled on a course can start the Labs directly from within a course; they do not need to be set up separately.

System requirements for Skillpipe MOC On-Demand
Browser: Current version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome™ or Firefox® Internet access: broadband Internet connection (recommended: network bandwidth of over 4Mbps) Screen resolution:
1280 x 1024 or higher


After completing this course, students will be able to:
Design and manage features and solutions.
Develop code for custom server-side components.
Manage and customize authentication and authorization.
Create custom sites and lists and manage the site lifecycle.
Explain the capabilities and design choices for SharePoint apps
Use the client-side object model and the REST API.
Develop provider-hosted and auto-hosted SharePoint apps.
Distribute and deploy SharePoint apps.
Create custom workflows to automate business processes.
Use fields and content types to manage taxonomy.
Customize the appearance and behavior of user interface elements.
Customize navigation and site branding.

Module 1: SharePoint as a Developer Platform
Introducing the SharePoint Developer Landscape
Choosing Approaches to SharePoint Development
Understanding SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Execution Models
Lab : Comparing Web Parts and App Parts

Module 2: Working with SharePoint Objects
Understanding the SharePoint Object Hierarchy
Working with Sites and Webs
Working with Execution Contexts
Lab : Working with Sites and Webs
Lab : Working with Execution Contexts

Module 3: Working with Lists and Libraries
Using List and Library Objects
Querying and Retrieving List Data
Working with Large Lists
Lab : Querying and Retrieving List Data
Lab : Working with Large Lists

Module 4: Designing and Managing Features and Solutions
Understanding Features and Solutions
Configuring Features and Solutions
Working with Sandboxed Solutions
Lab : Working with Features and Solutions

Module 5: Working with Server-Side Code
Developing Web Parts
Using Event Receivers
Using Timer Jobs
Storing Configuration Data
Lab : Working with Server-Side Code

Module 6: Managing Identity and Permissions
Understanding Identity Management in SharePoint 2013
Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013
Configuring Forms-Based Authentication
Customizing the Authentication Experience
Lab : Managing Permissions Programmatically in SharePoint 2013
Lab : Creating and Deploying a Custom Claims Provider

Module 7: Introducing Apps for SharePoint
Overview of Apps for SharePoint
Developing Apps for SharePoint
Lab : Creating a Site Suggestions App

Module 8: Client-Side SharePoint Development
Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code
Using the Client-Side Object Model for JavaScript
Using the REST API with JavaScript
Lab : Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code
Lab : Using the REST API with JavaScript

Module 9: Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps
Overview of Remote Hosted Apps
Configuring Remote Hosted Apps
Developing Remote Hosted Apps
Lab : Configuring a Provider Hosted SharePoint App
Lab : Developing a Provider Hosted SharePoint App

Module 10: Publishing and Distributing Apps
Understanding the App Management Architecture
Understanding App Packages
Publishing Apps
Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps
Lab : Publishing an App to a Corporate Catalog
Lab : Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps

Module 11: Automating Business Processes
Understanding Workflow in SharePoint 2013
Building Workflows by using Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
Developing Workflows in Visual Studio 2012
Lab : Building Workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
Lab : Creating Workflow Actions in Visual Studio 2012

Module 12: Managing Taxonomy
Managing Taxonomy in SharePoint 2013
Working with Content Types
Working with Advanced Features of Content Types
Lab : Working with Content Types
Lab : Working with Advanced Features of Content Types

Module 13: Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles
Defining Custom Lists
Defining Custom Sites
Managing SharePoint Sites
Lab : Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles

Module 14: Customizing User Interface Elements
Working with Custom Actions
Using Client-Side User Interface Components
Customizing the SharePoint List User Interface
Lab : Using the Edit Control Block to Launch an App
Lab : Using jQuery to Customize the SharePoint List User Interface

Module 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 : Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
ab : Configuring Farm-Wide Navigation