Office SharePoint Designer 2007

Office SharePoint Designer 2007

$29.99

Total Length: 9 hrs

In this video series John Jansen teaches you to build very simple or incredibly complex business solutions on the SharePoint Designer 2007 platform.

Highlights

  1. Learn how to build a Workflow in SharePoint Designer that leverages custom actions from Visual Studio.
  2. Create and modify new layout pages and customize them in SharePoint Designer.
  3. Customize the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) files used in SharePoint to create a custom branded site.
  4. Build Master Pages from scratch so that layout pages and CSS files can be used across your site.
  5. Develop custom business applications with multiple data views.

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Description

Learn about Master Pages, how to modify Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in SharePoint Designer, and how to integrate Visual Studio with custom Web part deployment and workflow actions.

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Course outline

Part/Disc 1 – Solution Administrator

Chapter 1: INTEGRATING VISUAL STUDIO (30 min)

  1. Creating the Solution
  2. Creating Event Handlers
  3. Editing the Solution .XML
  4. Packaging & Deployment
  5. Creating a Workflow Action
  6. Modifying the Send Activity Alert
  7. Making the Workflow Available
  8. Creating a New Site
Chapter 2: USING THE DATA VIEW DASHBOARD (25 min)

  1. Changing a List View Web Part to a Data View
  2. Adding a Data View Using SQL Data Source
  3. Modifying a View via Data Source Details
  4. Modifying a View Using Web Part Connections
  5. Adding a New Data View Web Part for Editing
Chapter 3: CREATING THE BEST WORKFLOW (12 min)

  1. Creating a New Workflow
  2. Adding a New Step to the Workflow
  3. Adding an Approval Alert
Chapter 4: APPLYING LAYOUT CHANGES (21 min)

  1. Modifying the HTML of the Web Part Zones
  2. Add Web Parts to the Web Part Zones & Modify Them
  3. Changing the CSS
  4. Customizing the List View Page
  5. Changing the List Properties for a New Form
  6. Final Comments

Part/Disc 2 – Tips & Tricks

Chapter 1: USING TASK PANES (16 min)

  1. Explaining Tag & CSS Properties
  2. Explaining Manage Styles & Attach Styles
  3. Using Data Source Library & Data Source Details
  4. Checking Accessibility, Hyperlinks & CSS Reports
Chapter 2: SETTING A CLIENT CONFIGURATION (6 min)

  1. Optimizing the Task Panes Layout
  2. Customizing Toolbars
Chapter 3: WORKING WITH CODE VIEW (32 min)

  1. Creating Code Snippets
  2. Modifying Web Part Properties
  3. Navigating in Code View
  4. Correcting Errors in Code View
  5. Editing ASP.net Controls
  6. Working with Code Hyperlinks
  7. Working with Code Formatting Options
  8. Final Comments

Part/Disc 3 – Web Content Management

Chapter 1: APPLYING CONTRIBUTOR SETTINGS (8 min)

  1. Creating New Group Permissions
  2. Setting Permission Limits
Chapter 2: CORPORATE PORTAL BRANDING (16 min)

  1. Moving the Search Area
  2. Moving the Site Actions Control
  3. Modifying the Welcome Control
  4. Replacing the Site Logo
  5. Creating a New Content Placeholder inside a Div
Chapter 3: CREATING A NEW PAGE LAYOUT (26 min)

  1. Creating Content Type & New Layout Pages
  2. Inserting a Simple Table
  3. Inserting Content Fields
  4. Modifying CSS in a Layout Page
  5. Finalizing the Default Master
  6. Creating New Pages from Layout Pages
  7. Editing a New Page
Chapter 4: CREATING A TRACKING APPLICATION (42 min)

  1. Creating the Database Back-end
  2. Creating a Custom Master Page
  3. Modifying a CSS Layout
  4. Creating a Linked Data Source
  5. Creating a Tracking Workflow
  6. Filtering a Custom Data View
  7. Creating a Custom Entry Form
  8. Final Comments & Credits

Part/Disc 4 – Dashboards, Themes & MasterPages

Chapter 1: BUILDING A DASHBOARD (89 min)

  1. Creating a Site & a New Page
  2. Modifying the Page Layout
  3. Conguring the Toolbox
  4. Creating a UserControl
  5. Exporting the UserControl
  6. Creating a Project in Visual Studio®
  7. Signing the Assembly
  8. Adding Events to the Control
  9. Modifying the UserControl for the CodeBehind
  10. Conguring the Application
  11. Adding the Control to the Dashboard
  12. Adding a Data Source Control to the Site
  13. Modifying Fields in GridView
  14. Creating a Hyperlink
  15. Creating a Data View
  16. Modifying the Data Source
  17. Troubleshooting Errors in the UserControl
Chapter 2: CREATING A NEW THEME (46 min)

  1. Modifying the Navigation
  2. Inserting a Custom Logo
  3. Modifying Theme Resources
  4. Understanding Selectors
  5. Understanding How Styles Cascade
  6. Understanding Theme Basics
  7. Modifying the Appropriate Class
  8. Creating a Preview Image
Chapter 3: MAKING MASTERPAGES (64 min)

  1. Understanding MasterPages
  2. Adding Links to the MasterPage
  3. Creating a Copyright Notice
  4. Starting from Scratch to Make Dramatic Changes
  5. Adding Basic Content
  6. Adding Table Structure
  7. Inserting a Site Actions Control
  8. Adding a Web Part Toolpane
  9. Understanding Minimum Placeholders
  10. Adding a Splash Screen
  11. Inserting a Custom Style Tag
  12. Inserting an ASP Menu Control
  13. Final Comments

Part/Disc 5 – Targeted SharePoint Applic.

Chapter 1: INFOPATH & CUSTOM WORKFLOWS (46 min)

  1. Designing a Form
  2. Publishing a Content Type
  3. Creating a Form Library
  4. Setting the Default Content Type
  5. Creating a Workflow Project
  6. Adding Code Fixes
  7. Creating a New Class
  8. Adding Global Variables
  9. Adding Global Properties
  10. Adding Execute Code
  11. Adding Send Email Code
  12. Adding Group Task Code
  13. Deploying the Custom Workflow
  14. Adding a Workflow to SharePoint
  15. Accessing Custom Workflows
  16. Activating the Workflow
Chapter 2: VIEWING FORM LIBRARIES (47 min)

  1. Creating a Simple InfoPath Form
  2. Understanding XXLT
  3. Inserting Data Views
  4. Adding Conditional Formatting to a View
  5. Inserting a View of the Form Library
  6. Leveraging Share XXLT
  7. Creating a Master Details View
  8. Creating a Data View Parameter
  9. Creating Dynamic Hyperlinks
  10. Finalizing the Applications
  11. Final Comments & Credits

Presenter Info

John JansenJohn Jansen has been working at Microsoft for over 7 years now. He began in Product Support and then moved into Test for FrontPage during the Office XP release cycle. He is now a Test Lead, managing a team of testers who focus on XSLT rendering of SharePoint Data using SharePoint Designer tools. John is actively involved in gathering community feedback via the SharePoint Designer team blog (blogs.msdn.com/sharepointdesigner) and MVP newsgroups.

John is passionate about the evolving SharePoint platform and leveraging that platform to its fullest. In his “free time” John travels the world presenting at conferences (most recently in Spain), managing his wife’s jewelry website built on SharePoint technologies, and trying to teach his 3 year old daughter how to use system.xml to her advantage.