Microsoft patterns and practices has released a new version of guidance for developing SharePoint Applications. This release delivers a guide, a reusable library, and a reference implementation. It helps architects and developers in the following areas:
Use SharePoint capabilities to make more powerful applications
Integrate information from Line of Business Systems
Take advantage of publishing and content oriented capabilities
Create collaborative interactions around business processes
Design multi-site topologies with complex security and isolation needs, such as a partner extranet
Build applications that are easier to scale, maintain, and grow
Improve maintainability, testability, and layering through patterns
Use techniques to improve flexibility, diagnostics, operations and performance
Show how to use SharePoint’s feature and solution framework
Improve application quality through testing
Demonstrates unit testing and integration testing SharePoint applications
Describe experiences with acceptance testing SharePoint applications including stress and scale testing
Improve and accelerate team productivity
Accelerate adoption of recommended practices with library components
Show how to build an effective team development environment
Understand fundamental design and implementation decision
Developing SharePoint Applications guidance integrates new guidance with the original release,
SharePoint Guidance – November 2008, into a single download.
Erwin van der Valk and Francis Cheung walks you through the various topics of this guidance in the following videos:
- Setting up the Contoso RI
- Walkthrough of the Contoso Reference Implementation
- How to use the configuration component?
- How to use the logging components?
- How to use the SharePoint Service Locator?
Visit http://www.microsoft.com/spg for more information on the guidanace.