Developing SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions Jump Start

Are you a developer for the Microsoft platform, interested in helping your organization collaborate and manage workflow using SharePoint solutions? Take this course to learn the core skills common to most SharePoint development activities. Find out how to work with backend data and front end user interfaces and security. You’ll get some guidelines and best practices that will help you optimize your SharePoint applications. You’ll see some cool demos that will show you how to create an app, deploy it to a catalog, and install it. And you’ll see workflows inside the dramatically enhanced SharePoint Designer.


This Jump Start will help you prepare for Exam 70-488.


   - SharePoint as a Developer Platform
   - Managing Custom Components
   - Working with SharePoint Objects using a Client Side Object Model
   - Developing SharePoint and Auto-hosted and Hosted SharePoint Apps
   - Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps
   - Publishing and Distributing Apps
   - Automating Business Processes

Instructor Team
Christopher Harrison | Microsoft Certified Trainer | @geektrainer
Christopher Harrison is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, focusing on SharePoint and SQL Server. He's the owner and Head Geek at GeekTrainer, Inc. He's been training for the last 12+ years, with a couple breaks in the middle to take on full time developer jobs. These days he focuses mostly on training, presenting at conferences and consulting.
Chris Johnson | General Manager of Provoke Solutions Inc.
Chris is an avid developer, speaker, author and is the General Manager of Provoke Solutions Inc. a Microsoft Gold Partner in Seattle WA that specializes in software solutions for SharePoint and the Microsoft technology stack. Previously Chris was a Senior Technical Product Manager on the SharePoint product group at Microsoft in Redmond Washington managing SharePoint’s professional developer audience technical marketing programs. Chris moved to Redmond from New Zealand in 2007 to work on the software engineering team on the SharePoint 2010 release. Chris’ background is in Microsoft software development and enjoys all things technical. He is a speaker at numerous conferences around the world such as Tech.Ed, the SharePoint Conference, PDC, SharePoint Best Practices Conference, SharePoint Evolutions and many smaller community events. Chris co-authored "Beginning SharePoint 2013 development" for Wrox in 2013, holds a Bachelor of Computer Science & enjoys throwing himself out of perfectly good airplanes from time to time.

Chris blogs and can be contacted via
Live Event Details
October 25, 2013
9:00am - 5:00pm PDT
What: Fast Paced Live Virtual Session
Cost: Free
Audience: Developers

This Jump Start is intended for professional developers who develop solutions for SharePoint products and technologies in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment. While some familiarity with SharePoint solution development is required, candidates are not expected to have prior experience with the new features in SharePoint Server 2013.