Evaluation Guide: SharePoint 2010 for the Professional Developer
This evaluation guide is designed to give you an overview of the feature set and extensibility points for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and an understanding of how the professional developer can use these features and extensibility points to create comprehensive solutions. This guide begins with an overview of the types of solutions that you can build by developing on SharePoint. It then addresses the developer tools for SharePoint 2010, the new platform features, and the solution deployment enhancements. The guide concludes with six walkthroughs that show example developer customizations in SharePoint 2010. The goal of this guide is to provide a framework for an effective evaluation of SharePoint 2010 as a solution creation platform. This guide is intended for the professional developer, development lead, and software architect. An evaluation guide focused on the SharePoint 2010 product and an evaluation guide for the IT Professional are also available.