Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions

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Description:
This course provides SharePoint developers the information needed to implement SharePoint solutions using Enterprise Search, Managed Metadata Service (MMS), Business Connectivity Services (BCS), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Web Content Management (WCM), Social Computing features and SharePoint Apps.
Prerequisites:
Before attending this course, students must have:

Completed course: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (or equivalent knowledge).
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 working knowledge of client-side web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Creating Robust and Efficient Apps for SharePoint:
Lessons:
Apps for SharePoint
Communicating with SharePoint from an App
Authenticating and Authorizing Apps for SharePoint
Designing Apps for Performance

Lab : Monitoring SharePoint Health Scores:
Creating and Deploying an App Part
Working with Server Health Scores

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the apps for SharePoint development platform.
Use the client-side object models and the REST API to communicate with SharePoint.
Configure security for apps for SharePoint.
Optimize the performance of apps for SharePoint.
Developing Managed Metadata Solutions:
Lessons:
Managed Metadata
Configuring Managed Metadata Term Sets
Working with Managed Metadata Fields

Lab : Developing Managed Metadata Solutions (Part 1):
Creating and Configuring the Corporate Structure App
Displaying the Existing Taxonomy Groups
Creating a Group, a Term Set, and Terms

Lab : Developing Managed Metadata Solutions (Part 2):
Obtaining the Host Web
Adding Metadata Site Columns

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain the capabilities and applications of managed metadata in SharePoint 2013.
Automate the creation and configuration of managed metadata term sets.
Interact with managed metadata term sets and fields from client-side and server-side code.
Interacting with the Search Service:
Lessons:
SharePoint 2013 Search Service
Building Search Queries with KQL and FQL
Executing Search Queries from Code

Lab : Executing Search Queries from SharePoint Apps:
Submitting Search Queries from Client-Side Code
Using a Custom Action to Launch A Search App

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the SharePoint Search Architecture
Describe the structure of the search index
Describe what a crawled property is and how they are created
Describe what a managed property is and how they are created
Describe the various settings of a managed property
Modify the search schema at various levels
Customizing the Search Experience:
Lessons:
Customizing Query Processing
Customizing Search Results
Configuring Result Types and Display Templates
Customizing Content Processing

Lab : Configuring Entity Extraction:
Create and deploy an entity extractor.

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create various types of result sources
Create basic and complex query transforms
Configure query rule conditions and actions to target query intent
Create and modify result types
Create and modify display templates
Utilize display templates with various search web parts
Add managed properties as refiners with counts
Utilize entity extraction in your crawls
Extend content processing with Content Enrichment
Implementing Enterprise Content Management:
Lessons:
Working with eDiscovery
Working with Content Management
Automating Records Management

Lab : Implementing Content Management Functionality:
Creating a Custom Document ID Provider
Registering a Custom Document ID Provider
Applying a Custom Audit Policy

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Use SharePoint eDiscovery functionality in custom applications.
Create and manage information management policies and document sets programmatically.
Manage and customize SharePoint records management functionality.
Developing a Publishing Site for Web Content:
Lessons:
Programming with the Web Content Publishing API
Developing Page Components for Web Content Publishing

Lab : Customizing a SharePoint Publishing Site:
Building a Custom Page Field Control
Building a Page Layout

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the capabilities of the Publishing API.
Describe how to access the Publishing API utilizing the server-side object model.
Structuring and Publishing Websites for All Users:
Lessons:
Website Structure and Navigation
Publishing Content
Publishing to Mobile Devices
Multi-language sites using Variations

Lab : Structuring a SharePoint Publishing Site:
Creating a Navigation Term Set

Lab : Publishing for Multiple Devices and Languages:
Creating a Device Channel
Using the Device Panel Control
Creating a French Variation

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Configure website structure and navigation
Describe the difference between structured and metadata navigation
Programmatically configure site navigation
Utilize basic publishing features of SharePoint
Use the new cross-site publishing features of SharePoint 2013
Work with mobile devices using Device Channels
Configure and implement variations for multilingual sites
Work with human and machine translation tasks in variation sites
Developing Optimized Internet Sites:
Lessons:
Optimizing a SharePoint Site for Search Engines
Optimizing Performance and Scalability

Lab : Optimizing SharePoint Publishing Sites:
Optimizing a Site for Search Engines
Maximizing the Performance of a Publishing Site

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Configure search engine optimization settings
Add SEO Properties to publishing pages and Managed Navigation terms
Configure caching to improve site rendering performance
Optimize site assets and resources to maximize performance
Working with Business Connectivity Services:
Lessons:
Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2013
Creating BDC Models in SharePoint Designer
Creating BDC Models in Visual Studio 2012

Lab : Working with Business Connectivity Services:
Creating Farm-Scoped External Content Types
Creating App-Scoped External Content Types

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the key components of Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Server 2013.
Create and configure BDC models by using SharePoint Designer.
Create and configure BDC models by using Visual Studio 2012.
Creating Advanced Business Data Connectivity Models:
Lessons:
Configuring BDC Models for Search
Developing Custom Connectivity Components
Working with External Events and Notifications

Lab : Creating and Deploying a .NET Connectivity Assembly:
Create a .NET Connectivity Assembly
Implementing Entity Methods
Deploying and testing a .NET Connectivity Model

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Decide when to use BDC models to extend search
Describe the BCS Connector Framework
Describe and implement BDC search stereotyped operations
Configure BDC model properties for search
Configure custom item level security
Utilize techniques to optimize search indexing
Working with Business Data In Client Applications:
Lessons:
Working with Business Data in Composite Solutions
Working with Business Data in Custom Solutions
Working with Business Data in Client Applications

Lab : Working with Business Data in Apps for SharePoint:
Reading Business Data in Client-Side Code
Presenting Business Data in an App for SharePoint

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Access business data by using composite solutions.
Utilize the Business Data Web Parts on your Team and Publishing pages
Work with external data columns in lists
Work with Business Data in SharePoint workflows
Access business data by using custom solutions.
Utilize the various APIs available such as CSOM, JSOM, and REST
Access business data by using client applications.
Configure external content types for use with Office clients
Managing and Accessing User Profile Data:
Lessons:
User Profile Data in SharePoint 2013
Options for Accessing User Profile Data
Managing User Profile Data
Managing User Profile Properties

Lab : Accessing User Profile Data:
Add People Search Functionality to an App
Display User Properties in the App

Lab : Managing User Profile Properties:
Add Code to Display User Profile Properties
Add Code to Manage User Profile Properties

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain how user profile data is used in SharePoint.
Describe the options and restrictions for accessing user profile data.
Use client-side code to access and server-side code to access and update user profile data.
Configure and manage user profile properties.
Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions:
Lessons:
Overview of the Social Workload
Developing Social Solutions
Working with Feeds

Lab : Creating a Social App Part:
Displaying a Project Site Newsfeed
Posting a Message to a Newsfeed
Using Search to Retrieve Newsfeed Posts

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the main components of the social workload.
Develop solutions to extend the social workload.
Create solutions which make use of the newsfeed functionality in SharePoint Server 2013.
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Custom SharePoint Solutions:
Lessons:
Debugging SharePoint Apps in Visual Studio
Diagnosing Faults in Deployed Apps
Testing Performance and Scalability

Lab : Enabling ASP.NET Tracing:
Adding a Diagnostics Page to a SharePoint App
Configuring ASP.NET Tracing
Using Trace Logs

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe how to identify, diagnose, and remove bugs in SharePoint apps during development.
Describe how to record information about issues that arise in deployed SharePoint apps.
Describe how developers optimize the performance of SharePoint apps by implementing best practices, measuring performance, and load testing.