It’s been another great week at Pluralsight! This time around we bring you several intermediate and advance courses on topics such as SharePoint workflow, managing and maintaining Windows and test automation.
In the latest release of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft made some dramatic changes to the workflow engine, how it interacts with SharePoint and how customers can create custom workflows. Prior to SharePoint 2013, Microsoft implemented workflow by having SharePoint host the Workflow Foundation runtime. This meant that workflow scaled as SharePoint scaled and anything customers wanted to do with workflows, such as start new instances on a list item or interrogate the runtime for currently running workflows, or even to get telemetry data on previously run workflows, all had to be done through the SharePoint.
We are pleased to announce our newest author, Matthew McDermott, who has just published his first course: SharePoint 2013 Search Back To Front To give a little background on my relationship with Matthew, he reached out clear back in February of this year to see what it would take to create courses to add in [...]
In SharePoint 2013 workflows you can no longer include custom code to implement your business logic within the workflow. Instead, your workflow will call external web services that contain this business logic and process their responses. In this course excerpt from SharePoint 2013 Workflow Fundamentals, Andrew Connell demonstrates how to create a workflow that calls [...]
Scot Hillier has just published a new course: SharePoint 2013 Search Development This is Scott’s second course to arrive in the Pluralsight library. It covers the concepts, architecture, and techniques for developing apps, solutions, and customizations based on SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search. With no further adieu, click on over to the course and let Scot [...]
We are proud to announce our newest author, Gary LaPointe, who has just published his first course: Using Windows PowerShell with SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 As and editor here at Pluralsight, I have the privilege of working with many new authors. I have been very impressed with Gary’s efficiency in producing this first course. [...]
One of the many new additions to the Client Object Model (CSOM) in SharePoint 2013 is the ability to work with Managed Metadata. In this clip, Rob Windsor demonstrates how to use CSOM to add a Taxonomy Field to a SharePoint list. This is just one of the 40+ demonstrations you’ll see in SharePoint 2013 [...]
Andrew Connell has just published a new course: SharePoint 2013 Workflow – Fundamentals This past month, I had the opportunity to help represent Pluralsight at Tech Ed NA in New Orleans. Not only did I get some of the best seafood I have ever tasted (and I am not a seafood guy), but I met [...]
Rob Windsor has just published a new course: SharePoint 2013 Development: Client Object Model and REST API There is a lot I could say about this new course, but to quote Rob’s own blog post regarding this course, “It’s a 6.5 hour epic journey through the world of SharePoint 2013 Development using the Client Object [...]
Sahil Malik has just published a new course: Understanding SharePoint 2013: Part 5 – REST and CSOM In his 5th installment of the ‘Understanding SharePoint 2013′ series, Sahil takes you deeper into his world. Want to learn Apps? The path to Apps goes through REST and CSOM; so whether you are writing WSPs or Apps, [...]
While SharePoint 2013 comes with lots of different content types and data, sometimes you really want to pull data from an existing business system. In this video excerpt from Scot Hillier’s new course SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services Fundamentals you’ll see how to leverage SharePoint’s built-in features for connecting to external data to create a [...]
The browser isn’t the only way to interact with SharePoint 2013. In this video excerpt from Sahil Malik’s new course Understanding SharePoint 2013: Part 3 – Development Overview you’ll see how easy it is to query SharePoint for data using a basic C# console application. In the full course Sahil also covers using PowerShell with [...]
SharePoint is a great tool for building web apps, but like any significant application it takes some configuration to get it working well. In this video excerpt from Sahil Malik’s new course Understanding SharePoint 2013: Part 2 – Behind the Scenes you’ll get a quick view of some of the core system settings available in [...]
There’s a lot to learn about the latest SharePoint version. In this video excerpt from Sahil Malik’s new course Understanding Sharepoint 2013 Part 1- Basics you’ll get an overview of the myriad of new features available in SharePoint 2013 including Workflow Manager, the new security model, and the new apps model for extending SharePoint. In [...]
Sahil Malik has just published the first courses in his new ‘Understanding SharePoint 2013′ series: 1. Basics This course sets the scene by giving you the first taste, touch, and feel of using SharePoint 2013 and Office 365. It will give you an idea of what is it like to be part of a SharePoint [...]
Andrew Connell has just updated this series of courses: SharePoint 2013 Developer Ramp-Up- Parts 1 through 6 A few months ago Andrew published a series of Pluralsight developer ramp-up courses for SharePoint 2013 that was based on the Beta 2 (aka: Preview) build released by Microsoft in July of 2012. Today we are pleased to announce that [...]