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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Applications on Windows Phone 7

Todd Spatafore

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Book Details

ISBN 139781849682589
Paperback252 pages

About This Book

  • Provides step-by-step instructions for integrating Windows Phone 7-capable web pages into SharePoint websites
  • Provides an overview of creating Windows Phone 7 applications that integrate with SharePoint services
  • Examines Windows Phone 7's enterprise capabilities
  • Highlights SharePoint communities and their use in a Windows Phone 7-connected enterprise
  • Learn from a distinguished author with hands on experience, and get started with developing SharePoint websites and applications for Windows Phone 7 quickly

Who This Book Is For

If you are a .NET developer who wants to create enterprise-ready websites and applications that access  SharePoint Server on Windows Phone 7, then this book is for you. You should have a basic knowledge of Windows  7 Phone and SharePoint Server. This book also assumes some knowledge of C#, managed code in general, and a basic level of familiarity with Visual Studio.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Phone 7
Overview of the phone
Working with e-mail, contacts, and calendars
Office Hub
Windows Marketplace
Chapter 2: Getting Started with Internet Explorer Mobile
Web page architecture
Internet Explorer Mobile
Mobile-friendly META tag settings
Building a simple web page—enhanced for Internet Explorer Mobile
Chapter 3: Enhancing SharePoint Sites for Windows Phone 7
Why do we customize SharePoint sites?
Sites, collections, webs, and web applications
SharePoint development environment
Summary of site definitions
How to build a custom site
Chapter 4: Building SharePoint Pages for Windows Phone 7
The difference between lists and libraries
Adding columns to a list
Customizing the list item output
Replacing the mobile home page
Chapter 5: Customizing SharePoint Communities for Windows Phone 7
Chapter 6: Introduction to Programming Windows Phone 7 with the SharePoint Client Services
Security in SharePoint 2010
Using WebClient to get data from the web
RSS feeds available from SharePoint
Parsing XML in Windows Phone 7
Simple page navigation
Using the WebBrowser control to display the post
Chapter 7: Building a Windows Phone 7 Dashboard Application with SharePoint Data
Forms-based authentication
Managed Client Object Model on the desktop
WCF Data Services to the rescue
Creating a dashboard application

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to configure a Windows Phone 7 for use in an Enterprise
  • Understand the enterprise features available out-of-the-box on Windows Phone 7
  • Discover the capabilities of Internet Explorer Mobile for Windows Phone 7
  • Learn how to target websites for Internet Explorer Mobile
  • Create a reusable site template in SharePoint
  • Replace the mobile home page in SharePoint
  • Customize SharePoint mobile page output for easy viewing on Windows Phone 7
  • Discover the Client Object Model in SharePoint
  • Build an example Windows Phone 7 Application that utilizes SharePoint data
  • Packed with resources and links to support further learning

In Detail

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is a reinvention of the Windows Mobile platform and improves productivity by taking a fresh approach to the most common Smartphone business usage scenarios such as e-mail, calendar, contacts, and collaboration. Microsoft SharePoint is a Web technology-based server that can be used to build portals, collaboration sites, and also content management sites.

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 allows you to integrate with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and create enterprise-ready websites and applications that access SharePoint Server on Windows Phone 7.

The book starts by providing an overview of the out-of-the-box features of Windows Phone 7 for enterprises then moves on to an overview of the web browser that is included on the phone, Internet Explorer Mobile, covering the improvements found over the desktop version of Internet Explorer 7 and the limitations of the browser. The book then dives deep into topics such as Windows Phone 7 Web Development, building SharePoint Sites for Windows Phone 7, building SharePoint Pages for Windows Phone 7, and SharePoint Communities amongst others.


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