SharePoint 2010 Web Parts in Action

Wictor Wilén

April 2011 | 448 pages | B&W
ISBN: 9781935182771

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If you look at a SharePoint application you'll find that most of its active components are Web Parts. SharePoint 2010 includes dozens of prebuilt Web Parts that you can use. It also provides an API that lets you build custom Web Parts using C# or VB.NET.

SharePoint 2010 Web Parts in Action is a comprehensive guide to deploying, customizing, and creating Web Parts. Countless examples walk you through everything from design, to development, deployment, troubleshooting, and upgrading. Because Web Parts are ASP.NET controls, you'll learn to use Visual Studio 2010 to extend existing Web Parts and to build custom components from scratch.


This book is written for application developers working with SharePoint 2010. Knowing Visual Studio 2010 is helpful but not required.

About the Author

Wictor Wilén is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP with a decade of SharePoint experience. He lives in Sweden.


“I have read a good deal of books about development in general, and on SharePoint specifically, and I can say without doubt that this is one of the best books I have read on development, and maybe the best book I have read on the topic of SharePoint!”
Anders Rask, SharePoint Solution Architect