Morning Workshop 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Tuesday

WS 502 - A Beginner’s Guide to Client Side Development in SharePoint

Mark Rackley - PAIT Group

With the creation of SharePoint 2013's new SharePoint Hosted Apps and the continued momentum of companies moving to the cloud, Client Side development has quickly evolved from a once shunned technology into an essential skillset that all developers (especially SharePoint Developers) need to learn. In this workshop, attendees will be introduced to client side development in SharePoint learn essential skills that they can begin to use immediately.

Attendees will learn:

  • The pros and cons of client side development and how to get started
  • How to effectively interact with SharePoint using JavaScript to build powerful applications without the need for Visual Studio
  • What is jQuery and how to use it effectively
  • Debugging techniques that will stop you from wanting to pull your hair out
  • How to modify SharePoint’s default forms quickly and easily 
Level: Introductory