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SharePoint 2013 Developer, Part 08 of 15: List Items and Forms

with expert Tim McCarthy

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Release date 10/22/2013
Level Advanced
Runtime 1h 7m
Closed captioning Included
Transcript Included
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Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Included
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Course description

Since lists are the core data structure in SharePoint, it is essential to know how to create, read, update, and delete items using the server-side object model. Just as important as the data for lists is the UI for lists, and in this chapter you will learn the various ways of customizing the different views and data forms for lists. Lists also have a rich menu system in the SharePoint UI, and you will learn how to add your own menu items to SharePoint lists, thus giving your solutions are more natural, intuitive integration with the SharePoint UI framework.


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

Learning Paths

This course will help you prepare for the following certifications and exams:
MCSD: SharePoint Applications
70-489: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions
70-488: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions

This course is part of the following LearnNowOnline SuccessPaths™:
SharePoint 2013 Developer

Meet the expert

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 and technologies.

Course outline

List Items and Forms

CRUD (20:26)
  • Introduction (00:21)
  • CRUD (01:33)
  • Complex Field Types (02:09)
  • AllowUnsafeUpdates (01:10)
  • Demo: AllowUnsafeUpdates (01:30)
  • Demo: Create Links List (05:18)
  • Demo: Adding Item to List (04:00)
  • Demo: Add Web part to the page (02:40)
  • Demo: Login as User (01:27)
  • Summary (00:14)
List Events (14:29)
  • Introduction (00:16)
  • List Events (02:12)
  • List-Level Events (00:08)
  • List Item-Level Events (00:57)
  • Demo: List Item Event Receiver (03:21)
  • Demo: Item Added (03:03)
  • Demo: Cancel an Event (04:20)
  • Summary (00:07)
List Forms (32:19)
  • Introduction (00:23)
  • List Forms (01:30)
  • Options for Custom Forms (00:49)
  • Custom Forms - SP Designer (01:06)
  • Demo: Custom List Form (04:11)
  • Demo: Import Solution (04:42)
  • Demo: Deploy List (02:30)
  • Fully Custom Forms (02:10)
  • Demo: List form with ASP.NET (04:02)
  • Demo: Deploy List form (01:35)
  • Custom Actions with Lists (01:20)
  • Demo: Custom Action with List (04:54)
  • Demo: Deploy Custom Action (02:38)
  • Summary (00:23)