Andrew Connell

SPTechCon Boston 2012 - Session Recap

This week I presented a pair of session at the SPTechCon show in Boston. Thank you to everyone who attended. We had some great discussions and some fun Q/A at two evening events! My sessions were: How to be a SharePoint DeveloperSo you're a developer, and you've heard about this SharePoint thing and want to jump on the bandwagon? This is the session for you. Here you'll learn about the various options you have in setting up a SharePoint development environment. Then we'll explore the developer tools and build a few common features. Finally, you'll learn the best places to go to get information and help going forward, including books, classes and online forums. Creating Dynamic Taxonomy-Driven Navigation For Publishing SitesSharePoint 2010 Publishing sites provide the ability for customers to create content-driven sites. The navigation in a Publishing site is driven by the topology design of the site collection and its subsites. At times this structured approach can provide to be challenging for content reuse scenarios. Enter the dynamic taxonomy driven navigation solutions! In this session, you'll learn how to create dynamic navigation controls that are driven from taxonomies and provide multiple paths to content that has been tagged with...

This week I presented a pair of session at the SPTechCon show in Boston . Thank you to everyone who attended. We had some great discussions and some fun Q/A at two evening events! My sessions were:

  • How to be a SharePoint DeveloperSo you’re a developer, and you’ve heard about this SharePoint thing and want to jump on the bandwagon? This is the session for you. Here you’ll learn about the various options you have in setting up a SharePoint development environment. Then we’ll explore the developer tools and build a few common features. Finally, you’ll learn the best places to go to get information and help going forward, including books, classes and online forums.
  • Creating Dynamic Taxonomy-Driven Navigation For Publishing SitesSharePoint 2010 Publishing sites provide the ability for customers to create content-driven sites. The navigation in a Publishing site is driven by the topology design of the site collection and its subsites. At times this structured approach can provide to be challenging for content reuse scenarios. Enter the dynamic taxonomy driven navigation solutions! In this session, you’ll learn how to create dynamic navigation controls that are driven from taxonomies and provide multiple paths to content that has been tagged with terms from the specified taxonomy.

You can find the slides & code from both of these sessions on my company website: Critical Path Training . Once there navigate to the Members section. You’ll need to login (logins are free) after finding the list of Presentations. From there you will find it listed as AC’s SPTechCon Boston 2012 Presentations.

Andrew Connell
Founder & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
Written by Andrew Connell

Andrew Connell is a web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to delivering industry-leading on-demand video training to professional developers. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.