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SharePoint 2013 Developer, Part 04: Using .NET

with expert Tim McCarthy

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Course at a glance

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Release date Release date 10/8/2013
Level Level Intermediate
Runtime Runtime 0h 54m
Platform Platform Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Mac OSX Major browsers on Mac OSX Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
Closed captioning Closed captioning Included
Transcript Transcript Included
eBooks / courseware eBooks / courseware Included
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Sample code Included
Exams Exams Included

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Course description

Just like developing in the .NET framework, in order to be successful as a SharePoint developer you need to have a good understanding of what the core classes are and how to use them. You also need to understand SharePoint security and how to troubleshoot when things go wrong. We will go over these concepts so that you will have the basic knowledge to start writing code for your SharePoint solutions and be able to efficiently debug when you have errors.


This course assumes that students have some Web development background and some experience using Visual Studio 2012.

Prepare for certification

This course will help you prepare for:
70-489 Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions
70-488 Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions

This course will help you earn:
MCSD: SharePoint Applications

Meet the expert

Tim McCarthy Tim McCarthy is a senior solutions architect with Perficient who designs and builds highly scalable, layered web, desktop, and mobile applications utilizing the latest Microsoft platforms & technologies. His expertise covers a wide range of Microsoft technologies including SharePoint/Office 365, Office Apps, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Azure, .NET Framework (ASP.NET, VSTO, Workflow, WCF, WPF), SQL Server, Active Directory, MS Exchange development, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications. Tim holds multiple Microsoft certifications and is a former Microsoft MVP in Solutions Architecture. He is the author of several books, has developed presentations for the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN), and has written articles for SQL Server Magazine and Windows & .NET Magazine. He has been a featured speaker at conferences, user groups and code camps worldwide. Before becoming an application developer, Tim was an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

Course outline

Developing in .NET

Object Model (29:45)
  • Introduction (00:29)
  • Exploring the Object Model (02:52)
  • Demo: Server Explorer (04:37)
  • Demo: Object Browser (01:02)
  • Core Foundation Assemblies (01:33)
  • Core Classes (02:08)
  • Demo: Core Classes (03:42)
  • Demo: WriteWebs (04:38)
  • Demo: WriteLists (03:32)
  • Demo: Team Site (04:46)
  • Summary (00:21)
Identity and Impersonation (15:13)
  • Introduction (00:09)
  • Security, Identity, and Impersonation (03:26)
  • SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges (00:58)
  • AllowUnsafeUpdates (01:22)
  • Demo: Impersonation (04:04)
  • Demo: Elevating Privileges (01:33)
  • Managing System Resources (03:20)
  • Summary (00:17)
Troubleshooting (10:00)
  • Introduction (00:15)
  • Troubleshooting (02:28)
  • Demo: Descriptive Errors (02:35)
  • Demo: Power Shell (04:14)
  • Summary (00:26)