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MOC On-Demand: 20488-Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions Course Outline

 (5 days)
Version 2013

Please note: This course aligns to Microsoft exam 70-488 which retired on 7-31-18.

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 5-days of content, 90-days unlimited access, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 5-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.) Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
20488 Instructor-led


This self-study class (equivalent to our 5-day instructor-led course) teaches IT professionals 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.

Audience profile
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. This includes:
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 authentication and authorization.
Experience with Windows PowerShell.
Broad familiarity with SharePoint capabilities.
Familiarity with Online Services such as Azure and SharePoint Online.

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

At course completion
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.

Course Outline

Module 1: SharePoint as a Developer Platform
This module examines different approaches that can be used to develop applications with SharePoint Server 2013 the scenarios in which each approach might be appropriate.
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
This module introduces the server-side SharePoint object model and how the core classes relate to sites and collections. The server-side SharePoint object model provides a core set of classes that represent different items in the logical architecture of a SharePoint deployment. Students also learn how manage permissions for server-side code.
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
This module explains how to interact with lists and libraries. Students learn about how to work with lists and libraries programmatically using the server-side SharePoint object model and how to use query classes and LINQ to SharePoint to query and retrieve data from SharePoint lists. Student also learn how to efficiently work with lists that contain large numbers of items.
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
This module examines creating and deploying custom Developing a SharePoint solutions and features. The students also learn how and when to use sandbox 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
This module describes how to develop and deploy Web Parts and event receivers in a solution.
Developing Web Parts
Using Event Receivers
Using Timer Jobs
Storing Configuration Data
Lab : Working with Server-Side Code

Module 6: Managing Identity and Permissions
This module describes how manage permissions through code and customize authentication using custom claims providers.
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
This module introduces the SharePoint App, a new way to customize SharePoint functionality with SharePoint Server 2013.
Overview of Apps for SharePoint
Developing Apps for SharePoint
Lab : Creating a Site Suggestions App

Module 8: Client-Side SharePoint Development
This module describes how to use JavaScript Client Object Model (CSOM), managed code CSOM and the REST API to build SharePoint Apps.
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
This module examines the difference between provider hosted Apps and Remote Hosted Apps. The students will also create and deploy a Provider Hosted App.
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
This module introduces the App Catalog so users to locate, purchase, and install apps easily. The students learn how to package and publish Apps to the App Catalog.
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
This module explains how to create workflows and workflow actions using Visio 2013, SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2012.
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
This module explains the importance of a good taxonomy in SharePoint and working with the components of the taxonomy. The students also see how to tie event receivers to the 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
This module explains how you can create custom component definitions and templates, which enable you to deploy custom sites, lists and other components across a farm.
Defining Custom Lists
Defining Custom Sites
Managing SharePoint Sites
Lab : Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles

Module 14: Customizing User Interface Elements
This module explains different ways of customizing the SharePoint user interface, such as adding buttons to the ribbon or modifying the appearance of list views.
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
This module explains ways to customize branding, designing, publishing and navigating sites in SharePoint Server 2013. The students also learn how to create devise independent sites standard web technologies, such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
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
Lab : Configuring Farm-Wide Navigation
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