Andrew Connell

Pluralsight: SharePoint 2010 Developer Ramp-Up - Part 6: Business Intelligence and Security

Course Description

This course covers all the security aspects in SharePoint 2010. New to SharePoint 2010 is the support for claims based authentication. Students will learn how to configure a site for claims based authentication and how to do various security programming tasks. In addition the business intelligence (BI) capabilities of SharePoint 2010 are covered. You will see how to create custom dashboards using KPIs and filters along with SQL Server Reporting Services and SQL Server Analysis Services. By the end of this course you should be able to create dashboards using provided Dashboard Designer included with Performance Point Services.

Module 1: Business Intelligence

Microsoft took the approach in SharePoint 2010 to enable users to create business intelligence solutions throughout sites. In this module you will learn how to leverage the included charting Web Parts, Excel Services and the BI Center template. In addition, you will also learn how to how to create custom KPI’s, scorecards and dashboards using PerformancePoint services, now included in SharePoint Server 2010.

Module 2: SharePoint Security

Every developer needs to have a firm grasp on how security (authentication & authorization) works in SharePoint as with any application. Microsoft has added a new security model to SharePoint 2010: claims based authentication. In this module you will learn how claims based authentication works, how to set it up and interact with it programmatically as well as how to create a custom claims provider.

Andrew Connell
Developer & 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.