Advanced Custom SharePoint Service Application Development

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With over a dozen moving parts, creating custom SharePoint Service Applications (SAs) can be quite daunting. In SharePoint 2013, SAs continue to be the best approach to allocating intensive processing from the Web Front End (WFE) servers onto load balanced application servers or even enabling other Farms to offload their processes to a centralized/dedicated set of application servers._x000D_ _x000D_ Such a complex topic is best presented in segments..._x000D_ _x000D_ In the first segment at Tech Ed North America 2011, Todd explained the reason for SAs, SA terminology, and SA concepts (please watch the video at as pre-work for this session)._x000D_ _x000D_ In the second segment at SharePoint Conference 2011, Todd subsequently demonstrated the fundamentals of implementing a basic custom SA, so every developer could leverage their power and flexibility (please download the VS.NET project at _x000D_ In this final segment, Todd will demonstrate how to extend a custom SA to include: custom SA administration pages (New, Manage, and Properties) integrated in SharePoint Central Administration, a custom database, integrated backup and restore, custom SA Timer Jobs, custom SA PowerShell cmdlets, Service Proxy Group integration in the Farm Configuration Wizard and new Web Application page, as well as tapping the Custom Permissions and Administrators group._x000D_ _x000D_ Don't miss this third and final segment to harnessing the power of a custom Service Application (








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