MOC 20488 – Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Core Solutions



This 5 day instructor-led training class is presented by Microsoft training partners to their end customers. Channel Partners nationwide hire proven AMS Subject Matter Expert Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT’s) to teach on-site or on-line classes.

In this Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions training class, students learn core skills that are common to almost all SharePoint development activities. These include working with the server-side and client-side object models, developing and deploying features, solutions, and apps, managing identity and permissions, querying and updating list data, managing taxonomy, using workflow to manage business processes, and customizing the user interface.

This course is not yet available and is expected to be released in late July 2013. We will update this page with information from Microsoft as it becomes available.


  • Design and manage features and solutions.
  • Develop code for custom server-side components.
  • Manage and customize authentication and authorization.
  • Create custom sites and lists and manage the site lifecycle.
  • Explain the capabilities and design choices for SharePoint apps.
  • Use the client-side object model and the REST API.
  • Develop provider-hosted and auto-hosted SharePoint apps.
  • Distribute and deploy SharePoint apps.
  • Create custom workflows to automate business processes.
  • Use fields and content types to manage taxonomy.
  • Customize the appearance and behavior of user interface elements.
  • Customize navigation and site branding.


Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following areas is required:

  • A working knowledge of using Visual Studio 2010 or Visual Studio 2012 to develop solutions.
  • A basic working knowledge of SharePoint solution development, either in SharePoint 2013 or in earlier versions of SharePoint.
  • A working knowledge of Visual C# and the .NET Framework 4.5.
  • A basic understanding of ASP.NET and server-side web development technologies, including request/response and the page lifecycle.
  • A basic understanding of AJAX and asynchronous programming techniques.
  • A basic working knowledge of client-side web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with approaches to authentication and authorization, including claims-based authentication.



  1. SharePoint as a Developer Platform
    1. Introducing the SharePoint Developer Landscape
    2. Choosing Approaches to SharePoint Development
    3. Understanding SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Execution Models
    4. Creating and Deploying a SharePoint Web Part
    5. Creating and Deploying a SharePoint App Part
  2. Working with SharePoint Objects
    1. Understanding the SharePoint Object Hierarchy
    2. Working with Sites and Webs
    3. Working with Execution Contexts
    4. Working with Sites and Webs in Managed Code
    5. Working with Sites and Webs in Windows PowerShell
    6. Running Code with Elevated Privileges
    7. Adapting Content for Different User Permissions
  3. Working with Lists and Libraries
    1. Using List and Library Objects
    2. Querying and Retrieving List Data
    3. Working with Large Lists
    4. Querying List Items
    5. Updating List Items
  4. Designing and Managing Features and Solutions
    1. Working with Features
    2. Deploying Solutions
    3. Working with Sandboxed Solutions
    4. Create a Farm Solution
    5. Create a Feature
    6. Upgrade a Solution
  5. Working with Server-Side Code
    1. Developing Web Parts
    2. Using Event Receivers
    3. Using Timer Jobs
    4. Storing Configuration Data
    5. Developing an Event Receiver
    6. Updating a Web Part
    7. Creating a Timer Job
  6. Managing Identity and Permissions
    1. Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013
    2. Configuring Forms-Based Authentication
    3. Customizing the Authentication Experience
    4. Managing List Permissions Programmatically
    5. Creating a Custom Claims Provider
    6. Supporting Search and Resolve in a Claims Provider
    7. Deploying and Testing a Claims Provider
  7. Managing Custom Components and Site Lifecycles
    1. Defining Custom Lists
    2. Defining Custom Sites
    3. Managing SharePoint Sites
    4. Creating a Site Definition
    5. Creating a List Definition
    6. Developing an Event Receiver
  8. Introducing Apps for SharePoint
    1. Overview of Apps for SharePoint
    2. Developing Apps for SharePoint
    3. Creating a New SharePoint App
    4. Using the Client-Side Object Model
  9. Client-Side SharePoint Development
    1. Using the Client-Side Object Model for JavaScript
    2. Using the REST API with JavaScript
    3. Add Vote Recording
    4. Display Votes for Each Suggestion
  10. Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps
    1. Configuring Remote Hosted Apps
    2. Developing Remote Hosted Apps
    3. Configuring An Server to Server Trust Relationship
    4. Creating a Provider Hosted App
    5. Working with SharePoint Data
    6. Using the Chrome Control
  11. Publishing and Distributing Apps
    1. Understanding the App Management Architecture
    2. Understanding App Packages
    3. Publishing Apps
    4. Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps
    5. Creating an App Catalog
    6. Creating an App Package
    7. Publishing an App Package
    8. Upgrading an App
    9. Removing an App
  12. Automating Business Processes
    1. Understanding Workflow in SharePoint 2013
    2. Building Workflows by using Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
    3. Developing Workflows in Visual Studio 2012
    4. Creating Workflows by Using Visio
    5. Editing Workflows by Using SharePoint Designer
    6. Creating Custom Workflow Actions
    7. Using a Custom Workflow in SharePoint Designer
  13. Managing Taxonomy
    1. Managing Taxonomy in SharePoint 2013
    2. Working with Content Types
    3. Working with Advanced Features of Content Types
    4. Create a System to Capture Vacation Requests
    5. Creating an Event Receiver Assembly
    6. Registering an Event Receiver with a Site Content Type
  14. Customizing User Interface Elements
    1. Working with Custom Actions
    2. Using Client-Side User Interface Components
    3. Customizing the SharePoint List User Interface
    4. Configuring an App to Display Customer Orders
    5. Use a Custom Action to Launch an App
    6. Creating a Custom List View
  15. Working with Branding and Navigation
    1. Creating and Applying Themes
    2. Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
    3. Tailoring Content to Platforms and Devices
    4. Configuring and Customizing Navigation
    5. Creating SharePoint Master Pages
    6. Building Master Page Functionality
    7. Publishing and Applying Design Assets


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