Learn how you can lay a deep foundation for your SharePoint Server 2010 Business Composites skills in this training course. This course covers a SharePoint Server 2010 Composites overview and all of these aspects for SharePoint Server 2010: Access Services, InfoPath Forms Services, Workflows in SharePoint 2010, Business Connectivity Services, and SharePoint BI and Composites Service Application Configuration.
Composites in SharePoint Server 2010 provide building blocks that you can use to assemble, connect, and configure collaborative business solutions.
After completing this module, you will be able to explain the key features of Access Services in SharePoint Server 2010; describe how to deploy Access Web databases to SharePoint Server 2010; describe how Access Services facilitates rapid application development for SharePoint Server 2010; explain the features and benefits of Access macros in SharePoint Server 2010; and explain how to build and publish reports by using Access Services.
After completing this module, you will be able to explain the key features of InfoPath Forms Services in SharePoint Server 2010; describe how to create InfoPath forms and how to publish them to SharePoint as browser-enabled forms; describe how to use managed code in InfoPath forms within sandboxed solutions; explain the data flow between SharePoint lists and InfoPath forms; and explain how to create data connections between InfoPath and other line-of-business systems.
After completing this module, you will be able to explain the key features of workflows in SharePoint Server 2010; describe how to create and deploy SharePoint workflows by using Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010; describe how Microsoft Visio 2010 facilitates rapid development of SharePoint workflows; create reusable site workflows and export them to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 for further customization; customize a reusable workflow by using Visual Studio 2010 and add workflow activities; and create, customize, and publish workflow forms.
After completing this module, you will be able to describe how to create external content types and how Business Connectivity Services facilitates connections to databases; explain the different authentication modes in Microsoft Business Connectivity Services to access external data; describe how users can interact with external systems from Microsoft Office 2010 client applications, such as Outlook and Word; explain Business Data Connectivity (BDC) models and how external content types can be ported from one location to another; and explain how SharePoint Search Server 2010 uses Business Connectivity Services to search and display external data.
After completing this module, you will be able to explain what the Business Intelligence (BI) and Composites Service Applications are and what their licensing requirements are; describe the provisioning options and prerequisites for BI and Composites Service Applications; explain the security requirements and authentication scenarios for BI and Composites Service Applications; describe the Secure Store Services credential management options; and demonstrate how to configure Microsoft Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Services to connect to external systems.