BooK; SharePoint Designer Tutorial: Working with SharePoint Websites
It just seems right to end the day with one final piece of news on SharePoint. This one comes from Packt Publishing who has released a new book on SharePoint entitled: SharePoint Designer Tutorial: Working with SharePoint Websites. The book is written for beginners who want design and build SharePoint-based websites using SharePoint Designer. SharePoint Designer is a WYSIWYG tool that helps you easily build and deploy SharePoint sites. It has it's drawbacks, but overall is a fairly good tool -- especially compared to its predecessor FrontPage -- and is used by many SharePoint developers today. Not only will you learn to use SharePoint Designer specifically, you will also learn the ins and outs of quickly putting together a SharePoint website. It's written tutorial style and follows the development of a specific fictional site. Some of the things you will learn include: * Installing Designer and connecting to SharePoint * Creating and deploying a basic site * Formatting using CSS and Master Pages * Allowing Collaboration between content creators * Implementing web parts and ASP.Net controls * Implementing workflow * Adding Search The book is written by Mike Poole, a UK-based developer and trainer of SharePoint and other Microsoft technologies. You can pick up the book from Packt's website for US$ 31.49 or order an electronic copy for only US$ 23.79. Either way, if you are just getting started with SharePoint and want to learn the quick way to build websites, this book may be just what you are looking for.