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You can start from SharePoint 2013 training for developers; SharePoint 2013 development overview. Also as SharePoint 2013 is very similar to SharePoint 2010 you could periodically stumble into some articles related to SP2010. I could suggest some things to keep in mind about their differences: InfoPath seems to be deprecated in SP2013. So take a look ...


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Client-side programming wasn't really a big part of SharePoint 2007. No API's, no "javascript-way" of doing things. It wasn't until SharePoint 2010 it really started becoming a thing in SharePoint. So I'm afraid it's a bit of a Mission Impossible to try and find books about client-side programming for SharePoint 2007.


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this is a good link to microsoft with video tutorials that show 14 modules programming is not a big deal as that is same as most, its learning the product that is the issue, once you know the product youll be a master ;) but as everything it takes time and to do it in 2 days is impossible! youll find these vids very very helpful and esy to watch for ...


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These will be must have technologies (regardless of SharePoint 2010) LINQ - Pro Linq in C# (Apress) Silverlight - [Pro Silverlight 2.0] (Apress) Silverlight - Read about MVVM pattern jQuery - jQuery in Action Plus every dev should really learn about IIS 7.0 and Windows 2008 Server. (additional links not added as only allowed one per post :S)


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I've read a couple of books this summer on SharePoint 2010 including some of the mentioned here. The one I find most valuable is the free PDF book released by the SharePoint Patterns & Practices team called Developing applications for Microsoft SharePoint 2010. It can be downloaded from http://spg.codeplex.com/releases/view/48412. This book is not for ...


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I have grown quite fond of the book by Sahil Malik "Building Solutions for SharePoint 2010". Specifically for building SharePoint web parts you should look at Wictor Wiléns "SharePoint 2010 Web pars in action"


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Robert - Most SharePoint development books tend to cover a broad amount of information at a relatively shallow depth. They may cover the object model, but also focus on developing for SharePoint's features such as collaboration, search, etc. There are plenty of books that I like, such as: ...


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One book for developers to read before the 2010 hits the streets should be: Linq in Action /WW


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Check out the Intranet blog at http://www.intranetblog.com/ they have lots of good articles and reviews that should be helpful.


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In addition to print material, I would consider a PluralSight subscription as well. It's not books but all of their videos are amazingly well done. They have material specifically about SharePoint as well as Linq, Work Flow, and Silverlight.


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I have two recommendations: Professional Workflow in SharePoint 2010: Real World Business Workflow Solutions (Wrox Programmer to Programmer) http://www.amazon.com/Professional-Workflow-SharePoint-2010-Programmer/dp/0470617888/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1331150309&sr=8-1 SharePoint 2010 Workflows in Action ...


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I just picked up a copy of SharePoint Design by WROX. So far I am quite impressed. It is ideal for users that need to get up to speed with design principles and different best practices for intranet and publishing portal developmentwith MOSS. It also covers general design principles and has many references.


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In a very short time working with SharePoint you will come across issues and quirks that will never be covered in any book. SharePoint is a massive product and can be used for a bewildering number of very different uses. The best ways to learn about SharePoint are: Get experience and make mistakes. Having your own dev environment that you are free to ...


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Inside Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 has a chapter devoted to Ajax and client-side programming.


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All the books that I'm aware of are at this time of writing not yet available (unless in draft mode from some publisher). In the meantime, MSDN / Technet is filled with really good content with some outstanding training from Ignite (for the Preview release) really handy to get an extensive overview of anything new. IT Pro SP2013 IT Pro Home - ...


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For the exam, i think the official book from Microsoft might be a good choice to begin with. Exam Ref MCSE 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 For basic 2013 administration, i can recommend this book. It's easy to read, they cover up all the basics and the authors got a great sense of humor. Professional SharePoint 2013 ...


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You can take this course Developing Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2013 Core Solutions Jump Start It covers the basic development for SharePoint 2013. If you want get advanced training you can register to the upcoming online training: Developing SharePoint Server Advanced Solutions December 13, 2013 9:00am–5:00pm PST If you want books, I recommend this tow : ...


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I have to echo what aliSharepoint wrote that the challenge isn't necessarily the programming, it's learning Sharepoint. Almost everything you will do in SP will be more difficult than any other development platform. This is my suggestion for how to approach from a project perspective Start with an overview. Get familiar with the various SP architectures: ...


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You can use PluralSight too. This is a great site but you must pay for it.


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a coworker has two books that she likes a lot for her InfoPath/SP development - Designing Forms for SharePoint and InfoPath: Using InfoPath Designer 2010 InfoPath 2010 Cookbook: 101 Codeless Recipes for Beginners


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InfoPath with SharePoint 2010 How-To


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For business professionals and specifically for SharePoint theres no getting around reading the 1200+ pages in Planning and architecture for Office SharePoint Server 2007


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Microsoft offers a "Second Shot" retest option for certification exams. Specifically, if you pay around 15% more for the first exam, you get a voucher that will let you retake it again at a later date if you do not pass the first try. Also, if you are working for a Microsoft Partner then your company has access to the Partner Learning Center which ...


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Sign up for a cloud trial instance of SharePoint. Then, watch the Lynda guide. http://www.lynda.com/SharePoint-2010-tutorials/essential-training/65720-2.html This will teach you what a working instance of SharePoint is for... yes that does take a couple of days or so of full-time learning. It's important to know this before you try to set it up, otherwise ...


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The exam hasn't been out that long in comparison to other Microsoft certs (less than one year since the Beta exams came out). Best thing to do is to read this page: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?ID=70-667#tab2 Then look up the Skills Measured on TechNet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/default


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I would say to start with the tutorials from microsoft. Really focus on 1. Creating Site Columns 2. Creating Content Types 3. Creating Custom Lists Those are the basics that will help you use Sharepoint. Once you think you are confident enough you should start learning the helpers (e.g. SPUtility ) and the Sharepoint Object Model. For instance a Site ...


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You didn't really mention what your friend will be doing. If it has anything to do with implementing, customizing, or developing solutions for the platform then I would highly recommend Professional SharePoint 2007 Development which provides a great overview of the architecture and how all of the pieces fit together.


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If your friend doesn't know anything at all about SharePoint and is jumping into this, you may want to check out the SharePoint Shepherd's Guide for End Users by Robert Bogue - http://www.amazon.com/SharePoint-Shepherds-Guide-End-Users/dp/0615194494/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1276899050&sr=8-1 It will take them through the basics. I also ...


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It behooves a SharePoint Developer to learn and effectively use PowerShell. A few of the books suggested are - Automating SharePoint 2010 with Windows PowerShell 2.0 PowerShell for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators



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