Microsoft MCSD: App Builder (SharePoint 2013) - Only 6 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your SharePoint 2013 course with Firebrand Training

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  1. You'll be SharePoint 2013 certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be SharePoint 2013 trained in record time
  2. Our SharePoint 2013 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass SharePoint 2013 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more SharePoint 2013. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn SharePoint 2013 faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying SharePoint 2013 with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 67,286 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study SharePoint 2013 courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

Complete your MCSD: App Builder (SharePoint 2013) 40% faster than traditional training and get the skills you need to build SharePoint apps and services.

You'll be immersed in the curriculum with our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, to reinforce your learning and develop skills and knowledge faster.

Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer will take you through the skills needed to implement SharePoint solutions using Enterprise Search, Managed Metadata Service (MMS), Business Connectivity Services (BCS), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Web Content Management (WCM), Social Computing features and SharePoint Apps.

You'll also learn how to:

  • Use the client-side object models and the REST API to communicate with SharePoint.
  • Configure security for apps for SharePoint.
  • Optimise the performance of apps for SharePoint.
  • Explain the capabilities and applications of managed metadata in SharePoint 2013.
  • Automate the creation and configuration of managed metadata term sets.
  • Interact with managed metadata term sets and fields from client-side and server-side code.
  • Build simple and advanced KQL Queries.
  • Create and modify result types and display templates
  • Configure search engine optimisation settings and add SEO Properties to publishing pages and Managed Navigation terms.
  • Optimise site assets and resources to maximise performance.
  • Create and configure BDC models by using SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio 2012.
  • Design and Develop BCS Connector stereotyped operations.
  • Optimise Search Connector crawl performance.

During the course you'll develop the skills and take the exam necessary to achieving an MCSD: App Builder certification by training on SharePoint 2013 and passing the relevant elective exams.

To ensure that you have a full understanding of building SharePoint Applications, you'll be prepared for and have the option to sit both exams 70-488 and 70-489 on this course. Gaining your MCSD: App Builder (SharePoint 2013) requires that you pass at least one of the two exams. Don't pass the first time? Don't worry, you'll be covered by our Certification Guarantee.

If you're responsible for designing custom code for projects deployed to or interact with SharePoint, this course is ideal for you.

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MOC 20488B: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions


Module 1: SharePoint as a Developer Platform

This module examines different approaches that can be used to develop applications with SharePoint Server 2013 the scenarios in which each approach might be appropriate.

Lessons

  • Introducing the SharePoint Developer Landscape
  • Choosing Approaches to SharePoint Development
  • Understanding SharePoint 2013 Deployment and Execution Models

Lab: Comparing Web Parts and App Parts

  • Creating and Deploying a SharePoint Web Part
  • Creating and Deploying a SharePoint App Part

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the opportunities for developers in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Choose appropriate execution models for custom SharePoint components
  • Choose appropriate deployment models for custom SharePoint components

Module 2: Working with SharePoint Objects

This module introduces the server-side SharePoint object model and how the core classes relate to sites and collections. The server-side SharePoint object model provides a core set of classes that represent different items in the logical architecture of a SharePoint deployment. Students also learn how manage permissions for server-side code.

Lessons

  • Understanding the SharePoint Object Hierarchy
  • Working with Sites and Webs
  • Working with Execution Contexts

Lab: Working with Sites and Webs

  • Working with Sites and Webs in Managed Code
  • Working with Sites and Webs in Windows PowerShell

Lab: Working with Execution Contexts

  • Running Code with Elevated Privileges
  • Adapting Content for Different User Permissions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of key classes in the server-side SharePoint object model
  • Programmatically interact with SharePoint site collections and sites
  • Adapt solutions for users with different levels of permissions

Module 3: Working with Lists and Libraries

This module explains how to interact with lists and libraries. Students learn about how to work with lists and libraries programmatically using the server-side SharePoint object model and how to use query classes and LINQ to SharePoint to query and retrieve data from SharePoint lists. Student also learn how to efficiently work with lists that contain large numbers of items.

Lessons

  • Using List and Library Objects
  • Querying and Retrieving List Data
  • Working with Large Lists

Lab: Querying and Retrieving List Data

  • Querying List Items
  • Updating List Items

Lab : Working with Large Lists

  • Using the ContentIterator Class

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Interact with lists and libraries programmatically
  • Query and retrieve list data
  • Perform operations efficiently on large lists

Module 4: Designing and Managing Features and Solutions

This module examines creating and deploying custom Developing a SharePoint solutions and features. The students also learn how and when to use sandbox solutions.

Lessons

  • Understanding Features and Solutions
  • Configuring Features and Solutions
  • Working with Sandboxed Solutions

Lab: Working with Features and Solutions

  • Configuring SharePoint Features
  • Creating Feature Receiver Classes
  • Creating Features with Dependencies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and key functionality of Features and solutions
  • Configure and manage Features and solutions
  • Create and manage sandboxed solutions

Module 5: Working with Server-Side Code

This module describes how to develop and deploy Web Parts and event receivers in a solution.

Lessons

  • Developing Web Parts
  • Using Event Receivers
  • Using Timer Jobs
  • Storing Configuration Data

Lab : Working with Server-Side Code

  • Developing an Event Receiver
  • Updating a Web Part
  • Creating a Timer Job

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the process for developing a web part
  • Use event receivers to handle SharePoint events
  • Use timer jobs to perform out of process, and scheduled operations
  • Store and manipulate configuration data for custom components

Module 6: Managing Identity and Permissions

This module describes how manage permissions through code and customise authentication using custom claims providers.

Lessons

  • Understanding Identity Management in SharePoint 2013
  • Managing Permissions in SharePoint 2013
  • Configuring Forms-Based Authentication
  • Customising the Authentication Experience

Lab: Managing Permissions Programmatically in SharePoint 2013

  • Managing List Permissions Programmatically

Lab: Creating and Deploying a Custom Claims Provider

  • Creating a Custom Claims Provider
  • Supporting Search and Resolve in a Claims Provider
  • Deploying and Testing a Claims Provider

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how authentication and identity management work in SharePoint 2013
  • Verify and manage permissions programmatically in SharePoint 2013
  • Verify and manage permissions programmatically in SharePoint 2013
  • Create claims providers and customise the sign-in experience

Module 7: Introducing Apps for SharePoint

This module introduces the SharePoint App, a new way to customise SharePoint functionality with SharePoint Server 2013.

Lessons

  • Overview of Apps for SharePoint
  • Developing Apps for SharePoint

Lab: Creating a Site Suggestions App

  • Creating a New SharePoint App
  • Using the Client-Side Object Model

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe SharePoint apps and compare them to SharePoint farm solutions and sandboxed solutions
  • Describe how to develop apps for SharePoint 2013 that work on-premises and in the cloud

Module 8: Client-Side SharePoint Development

This module describes how to use JavaScript Client Object Model (CSOM), managed code CSOM and the REST API to build SharePoint Apps.

Lessons

  • Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code
  • Using the Client-Side Object Model for JavaScript
  • Using the REST API with JavaScript

Lab : Using the Client-Side Object Model for Managed Code

  • Add Site Column
  • Add the Mileage Claim Content Type
  • Add the Claims List

Lab : Using the REST API with JavaScript

  • Creating List Relationships
  • Add Vote Recording
  • Display Votes for Each Suggestion

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the client-side object model for managed code to interact with a SharePoint deployment
  • Use the client-side object model for JavaScript to interact with a SharePoint deployment
  • Use the REST API with JavaScript or C# to interact with a SharePoint deployment

Module 9: Developing Remote Hosted SharePoint Apps

This module examines the difference between provider hosted Apps and Remote Hosted Apps. The students will also create and deploy a Provider Hosted App.

Lessons

  • Overview of Remote Hosted Apps
  • Configuring Remote Hosted Apps
  • Developing Remote Hosted Apps

Lab : Configuring a Provider Hosted SharePoint App

  • Configuring a Server to Server Trust Relationship
  • Creating a Provider Hosted App

Lab : Developing a Provider Hosted SharePoint App

  • Working with SharePoint Data
  • Using the Chrome Control

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how remote-hosted apps work and how to configure the permissions and cross-domain calls that they may require.
  • Configure apps for hosting on Windows Azure or remote servers
  • Develop apps for hosting on Windows Azure or remote servers

Module 10: Publishing and Distributing Apps

This module introduces the App Catalog so users to locate, purchase, and install apps easily. The students learn how to package and publish Apps to the App Catalog.

Lessons

  • Understanding the App Management Architecture
  • Understanding App Packages
  • Publishing Apps
  • Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps

Lab : Publishing an App to a Corporate Catalog

  • Creating an App Catalog
  • Creating an App Package
  • Publishing an App Package

Lab : Installing, Updating, and Uninstalling Apps

  • Installing an App
  • Upgrading an App
  • Removing an App

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how SharePoint manages app publishing and distribution
  • Describe the contents of an app package
  • Publish apps to a corporate catalog or the Office Marketplace
  • Install, update, and uninstall apps

Module 11: Automating Business Processes

This module explains how to create workflows and workflow actions using Visio 2013, SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2012.

Lessons

  • Understanding Workflow in SharePoint 2013
  • Building Workflows by using Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
  • Developing Workflows in Visual Studio 2012

Lab : Building Workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013

  • Creating Workflows by Using Visio
  • Editing Workflows by Using SharePoint Designer

Lab : Creating Workflow Actions in Visual Studio 2012

  • Creating Custom Workflow Actions
  • Using a Custom Workflow in SharePoint Designer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the architecture and capabilities of workflow in SharePoint 2013
  • Create declarative workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013
  • Create and deploy custom workflows by using Visual Studio 2012

Module 12: Managing Taxonomy

This module explains the importance of a good taxonomy in SharePoint and working with the components of the taxonomy. The students also see how to tie event receivers to the taxonomy.

Lessons

  • Managing Taxonomy in SharePoint 2013
  • Working with Content Types
  • Working with Advanced Features of Content Types

Lab : Working with Content Types

  • Create a System to Capture Vacation Requests

Lab : Working with Advanced Features of Content Types

  • Creating an Event Receiver Assembly
  • Registering an Event Receiver with a Site Content Type

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Work with taxonomy building blocks in SharePoint 2013
  • Create and configure content types declaratively and programmatically
  • Work with advanced features of content types

Module 13: Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles

This module explains how you can create custom component definitions and templates, which enable you to deploy custom sites, lists and other components across a farm.

Lessons

  • Defining Custom Lists
  • Defining Custom Sites
  • Managing SharePoint Sites

Lab : Managing Custom Components and Site Life Cycles

  • Create a Site Definition
  • Create a List Definition
  • Developing an Event Receiver

Lessons

  • Defining Custom Lists
  • Defining Custom Sites
  • Managing SharePoint Sites

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Define and provision custom lists
  • Define and provision custom sites
  • Manage the SharePoint site life cycle

Module 14: Customising User Interface Elements

This module explains different ways of customising the SharePoint user interface, such as adding buttons to the ribbon or modifying the appearance of list views.

Lessons

  • Working with Custom Actions
  • Using Client-Side User Interface Components
  • Customising the SharePoint List User Interface

Lab : Using the Edit Control Block to Launch an App

  • Configuring an App to Display Customer Orders
  • Use a Custom Action to Launch an App

Lab : Using jQuery to Customise the SharePoint List User Interface

  • Creating a Custom List View

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Use custom actions to modify the SharePoint user interface
  • Use JavaScript to work with client-side SharePoint user interface components
  • Describe how to modify the appearance and behaviour of list views and forms

Module 15: Working with Branding and Navigation

This module explains ways to customise branding, designing, publishing and navigating sites in SharePoint Server 2013. The students also learn how to create devise independent sites standard web technologies, such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Lessons

  • Creating and Applying Themes
  • Branding and Designing Publishing Sites
  • Tailoring Content to Platforms and Devices
  • Configuring and Customising Navigation

Lab : Branding and Designing Publishing Sites

  • Creating SharePoint Master Pages
  • Building Master Page Functionality
  • Publishing and Applying Design Assets

Lab : Configuring Farm-Wide Navigation

  • Creating a Custom Site Map Provider
  • Adding Custom Navigation Controls to a Master Page

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Create and apply themes to SharePoint sites
  • Create publishing site design assets such as master pages and page layouts
  • Use device channels and image renditions to adapt content for different devices
  • Configure and customise the navigation experience for publishing sites

MOC 20489B: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions


Module 1: Creating Robust and Efficient Apps for SharePoint

In this module, you will review key aspects of the apps for SharePoint development platform, including capabilities, packaging and infrastructure, client-side programming for SharePoint, and app security. You will also learn about how to optimise the performance of your apps.

Lessons

  • Apps for SharePoint
  • Communicating with SharePoint from an App
  • Authenticating and Authorising Apps for SharePoint
  • Designing Apps for Performance

Lab : Monitoring SharePoint Health Scores

  • Creating and Deploying an App Part
  • Working with Server Health Scores

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Describe the apps for SharePoint development platform
  • Use the client-side object models and the REST API to communicate with SharePoint.
  • Configure security for apps for SharePoint
  • Configure security for apps for SharePoint

Module 2: Developing Managed Metadata Solutions

In this module you will see metadata objects and how they are used to categorise items so that you can learn how to work with them in code. You will also see how to use the advanced features of terms and manage permissions and roles. In this way you can provide a full set of terms that users can tag content with.

Lessons

  • Managed Metadata
  • Configuring Managed Metadata Term Sets
  • Working with Managed Metadata Fields

Lab : Developing Managed Metadata Solutions (Part 1)

  • Creating and Configuring the Corporate Structure App
  • Displaying the Existing Taxonomy Groups
  • Creating a Group, a Term Set, and Terms

Lab : Developing Managed Metadata Solutions (Part 2)

  • Obtaining the Host Web
  • Adding Metadata Site Columns

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Explain the capabilities and applications of managed metadata in SharePoint 2013
  • Automate the creation and configuration of managed metadata term sets
  • Interact with managed metadata term sets and fields from client-side and server-side code

Module 3: Interacting with the Search Service

The module provides an overview of the search service architecture in SharePoint 2013 as it relates to developers, before describing how to construct queries using Keyword Query Language (KQL) and FAST Query Language (FQL) and submit these queries to the search service.

Lessons

  • SharePoint 2013 Search Service
  • Building Search Queries with KQL and FQL
  • Executing Search Queries from Code

Lab : Executing Search Queries from SharePoint Apps

  • Submitting Search Queries from Client-Side Code
  • Using a Custom Action to Launch A Search App

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Describe the SharePoint Search Architecture
  • Describe the structure of the search index
  • Describe what a crawled property is and how they are created
  • Describe what a managed property is and how they are created
  • Describe the various settings of a managed property
  • Modify the search schema at various levels

Module 4: Customising the Search Experience

In this module you will create and modify queries as well as manage search results.

Lessons

  • Customising Query Processing
  • Customising Search Results
  • Configuring Result Types and Display Templates
  • Customising Content Processing

Lab : Configuring Entity Extraction

  • Create and deploy an entity extractor

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Create various types of result sources
  • Create basic and complex query transforms
  • Configure query rule conditions and actions to target query intent
  • Create and modify result types
  • Create and modify display templates
  • Utilise display templates with various search web parts
  • Add managed properties as refiners with counts
  • Utilise entity extraction in your crawls
  • Extend content processing with Content Enrichment

Module 5: Implementing Enterprise Content Management

In this module, you will work with SharePoint document management features in code.

Lessons

  • Working with eDiscovery
  • Working with Content Management
  • Automating Records Management

Lab : Implementing Content Management Functionality

  • Creating a Custom Document ID Provider
  • Registering a Custom Document ID Provider
  • Applying a Custom Audit Policy

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Use SharePoint eDiscovery functionality in custom applications
  • Create and manage information management policies and document sets programmatically
  • Manage and customise SharePoint records management functionality

Module 6: Developing a Publishing Site for Web Content

In this module, you will learn how to utilise develop web content solutions for publishing sites.

Lessons

  • Programming with the Web Content Publishing API
  • Developing Page Components for Web Content Publishing

Lab : Customising a SharePoint Publishing Site

  • Building a Custom Page Field Control
  • Building a Page Layout

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Describe the capabilities of the Publishing API
  • Describe how to access the Publishing API utilising the server-side object model

Module 7: Structuring and Publishing Websites for All Users

This module will focus on providing you with the knowledge to build web sites that are mobile device friendly, support multiple language and with proper navigation. This will be accomplished by introducing you to SharePoint features including device channels, managed navigation and variations.

Lessons

  • Website Structure and Navigation
  • Publishing Content
  • Publishing to Mobile Devices
  • Multi-language sites using Variations

Lab : Structuring a SharePoint Publishing Site

  • Creating a Navigation Term Set

Lab : Publishing for Multiple Devices and Languages

  • Creating a Device Channel
  • Using the Device Panel Control
  • Creating a French Variation

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Configure website structure and navigation
  • Describe the difference between structured and metadata navigation
  • Programmatically configure site navigation
  • Utilise basic publishing features of SharePoint
  • Use the new cross-site publishing features of SharePoint 2013
  • Work with mobile devices using Device Channels
  • Configure and implement variations for multilingual sites
  • Work with human and machine translation tasks in variation sites

Module 8: Developing Optimised Internet Sites

In this module, you will learn how to optimise your site for Internet search engines, and maximise the performance of rendering your site content.

Lessons

  • Optimising a SharePoint Site for Search Engines
  • Optimising Performance and Scalability

Lab : Optimising SharePoint Publishing Sites

  • Optimising a Site for Search Engines
  • Maximising the Performance of a Publishing Site

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Configure search engine optimisation settings
  • Add SEO Properties to publishing pages and Managed Navigation terms
  • Configure caching to improve site rendering performance
  • Optimise site assets and resources to maximise performance

Module 9: Working with Business Connectivity Services

In this module, you will learn how to develop Business Connectivity Services (BCS) solutions.

Lessons

  • Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2013
  • Creating BDC Models in SharePoint Designer
  • Creating BDC Models in Visual Studio 2012

Lab : Working with Business Connectivity Services

  • Creating Farm-Scoped External Content Types
  • Creating App-Scoped External Content Types

After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Describe the key components of Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Create and configure BDC models by using SharePoint Designer.
  • Create and configure BDC models by using Visual Studio 2012

Module 10: Creating Advanced Business Data Connectivity Models

This module will explore how to create custom search connectors using several different methodologies and lastly, you will learn the advanced topic of the new SharePoint 2013 external event notification feature to support SharePoint list features such as alerts and event receivers when external data changes.

Lessons

  • Configuring BDC Models for Search
  • Developing Custom Connectivity Components
  • Working with External Events and Notifications

Lab : Creating and Deploying a .NET Connectivity Assembly

  • Create a .NET Connectivity Assembly
  • Implementing Entity Methods
  • Deploying and testing a .NET Connectivity Model

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Decide when to use BDC models to extend search
  • Describe the BCS Connector Framework
  • Describe and implement BDC search stereotyped operations
  • Configure BDC model properties for search
  • Configure custom item level security
  • Utilise techniques to optimise search indexing

Module 11: Working with Business Data In Client Applications

BCS provides a framework to access via a wide array of protocols such as WCF and OData services to a myriad of external data sources, ranging from data stored in databases to custom proprietary data stores. In this module you will work with Business Data in both custom and composite solutions.

Lessons

  • Working with Business Data in Composite Solutions
  • Working with Business Data in Custom Solutions
  • Working with Business Data in Client Applications

Lab : Working with Business Data in Apps for SharePoint

  • Reading Business Data in Client-Side Code
  • Presenting Business Data in an App for SharePoint

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Access business data by using composite solutions
  • Utilise the Business Data Web Parts on your Team and Publishing pages
  • Work with external data columns in lists
  • Work with Business Data in SharePoint workflows
  • Access business data by using custom solutions
  • Utilise the various APIs available such as CSOM, JSOM, and REST
  • Access business data by using client applications
  • Configure external content types for use with Office clients

Module 12: Managing and Accessing User Profile Data

In this module, you will review key aspects of the user profile service, and see how you can write client-side and server-side code to access, update and manage user profile properties.

Lessons

  • User Profile Data in SharePoint 2013
  • Options for Accessing User Profile Data
  • Managing User Profile Data
  • Managing User Profile Properties

Lab : Accessing User Profile Data

  • Add People Search Functionality to an App
  • Display User Properties in the App

Lab : Managing User Profile Properties

  • Add Code to Display User Profile Properties
  • Add Code to Manage User Profile Properties

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how user profile data is used in SharePoint
  • Describe the options and restrictions for accessing user profile data.
  • Use client-side code to access and server-side code to access and update user profile data.
  • Configure and manage user profile properties

Module 13: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions

In this module, you will see some of the social features in SharePoint 2013, and you will see how you can develop apps which extend and customise the social workload; tailoring the experience for your business needs.

Lessons

  • Overview of the Social Workload
  • Developing Social Solutions
  • Working with Feeds

Lab : Creating a Social App Part

  • Displaying a Project Site Newsfeed
  • Posting a Message to a Newsfeed
  • Using Search to Retrieve Newsfeed Posts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the main components of the social workload.
  • Develop solutions to extend the social workload
  • Create solutions which make use of the newsfeed functionality in SharePoint Server 2013

Module 14: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Custom SharePoint Solutions

This module will introduce methods that you can use to improve the performance and scalability of solutions and apps.

Lessons

  • Debugging SharePoint Apps in Visual Studio
  • Diagnosing Faults in Deployed Apps
  • Testing Performance and Scalability

Lab : Enabling ASP.NET Tracing

  • Adding a Diagnostics Page to a SharePoint App
  • Configuring ASP.NET Tracing
  • Using Trace Logs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to identify, diagnose, and remove bugs in SharePoint apps during development
  • Describe how to record information about issues that arise in deployed SharePoint apps
  • Describe how developers optimise the performance of SharePoint apps by implementing best practices, measuring performance, and load testing

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You'll sit the following exams, all covered by our Certification Guarantee:

Exam 70-488: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions

  • Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Technology: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

You'll be tested on the following skills:

  • Plan and design SharePoint sites (15-20%)
  • Implement authorization and authentication (15-20%)
  • Access and manage data (15-20%)
  • Implement SharePoint solutions (15-20%)
  • Implement the user experience and information architecture (10-15%)
  • Create business processes (10-15%)
  • Create Office apps (10-15%)

Exam 70-489: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions

  • Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Technology: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

You'll be tested on the following skills:

  • Design and implement search (15-20%)
  • Implement Business Connectivity Services (BCS) (10-15%)
  • Implement user profiles and customize social workload (15-20%)
  • Implement Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Web Content Management (WCM) (15-20%)
  • Design for performance and troubleshooting (15-20%)
  • Implement Managed Metadata Service (MMS) (15-20%)

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20488: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions
  • MOC 20489: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions

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  • Professional SharePoint 2013 Development - ISBN - 978-1118495827

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Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, (ISC)2, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before taking this course, you should have achieved the MCSA: Web Applications and have had at least four years of SharePoint and web development experience. Including:

  • Selecting appropriate approaches and building customizations in SharePoint.
  • Planning and implementing solution packaging, deployment, and upgrading.
  • Identifying SharePoint data and content structures for customizations.
  • Performing diagnostics and debugging.
  • Planning and designing applications for scalability and performance.
  • Identifying and mitigating performance issues of customizations.
  • Understanding authentication and authorization.
  • Working with Windows PowerShell.

You should also have familiarity with SharePoint capabilities and with Online Services such as Windows Azure and SharePoint Online as well as developing Office client apps.

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Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 67,286 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.65% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Ask for 007! If you know.. you know - Hes a fantastic trainer, thank you so much!"
Reece Isles. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"My personal experience at Firebrand has been good as I have learnt a lot about server, networking and security. "
K.H., VolkerWessels UK LTD. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"I had an enjoyable time considering the amount of content that was required to be learnt. Personally i found it frustrating that measure-up had not been updated to correspond with the exam, this was not the instructor's fault -he's a good trainer. "
Laurence chalk. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"My experience has been good, lot of learning and intense sessions to get you to know the fundamentals. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"I think Firebrand goes the extra mile when providing students with learning exercises and the overall experience was a very pleasant and I would recommend it to my friends. "
N.F.. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14/5/2018 to 19/5/2018)

"Found the course very useful to gain insight into the challenges developing solutions across multiple Dev teams both in the UK and off-shore. Using Dynamics 365 Online will allow ICAEW to deploy solutions across multiple platforms including mobile and tablet without needing to continue developing our dedicated iOS or Android aps. "
Tim Greaves, ICAEW. - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/5/2018 to 17/5/2018)

"Great experience and learned quite a bit. What I did already know was also reinforced."
Reuben Phillips , Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"Training - intense but we had a knowledgeable trainer and a lot of time for questions if required Accommodation - personally, I find excellent and the food is very welcome after a long day Staff - all staff are very helpful and on hand for any concerns/queries. Instructor - excellent and although the course was accelerated, he applied knowledge well and had a lot of time for candidates whether groups or face to face. "
Dod Frieslick, Firebrand Training. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"I feel that although the learning was quick paced, there was sufficient time and materials or extra online resources given to self study in areas of knowledge that I needed more development in."
Venessa Cox, Firebrand. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"Great learning experience. Definitely improves your chances of passing versus doing it alone. Really helps to have an industry expert for feedback and to solidify the concepts."
Matt Eisengruber, Dynatrace. - Microsoft Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (4 days) (24/4/2018 to 27/4/2018)

"Had a Legend of an instructor, who made the whole thing interesting!"
Akmil Matloob , MySelf. - Microsoft MCSA: Cloud Platform & MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (10 days) (21/4/2018 to 30/4/2018)

"The instructor was great with questions and I feel completely prepared for the exam at twice the speed."
Gary Spencer, Na . - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (28/4/2018 to 30/4/2018)

"Amazing instructor, very passionate and knows his field and more!"
David Baldry, Dynatrace. - Microsoft Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (3 days) (28/4/2018 to 30/4/2018)

"Great facilities to study, a lot easier to concentrate with food, bed and drinks right around the corner."
Peter Van Ginkel, VWPFS. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (19/4/2018 to 29/4/2018)

"Totally brutal but completely do-able."
Dominic Hogg, Brightsolid. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (19/4/2018 to 29/4/2018)

"I attended the MCSA Server 2016 course with the view of taking the exams to gain the qualification, which would be my second MCSA at Firebrand. I feel I have the resources and knowledge to attain this soon, thanks to the course."
Mason Goddard, Redriff Primary. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (19/4/2018 to 29/4/2018)

"While I have failed this exam, I am satisfied I gained a lot of information. This is the best option for those who cant fined the quietness to study at home."
A.N.L.. - Microsoft Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (4 days) (24/4/2018 to 27/4/2018)

"Really great experience in learning key concepts of the cloud and Azure."
Darren Mayes, Adecco. - Microsoft Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (4 days) (24/4/2018 to 27/4/2018)

"This course is very good and really gives in depth Azure knowledge."
G.B., Rikitita Solutions Ltd. - Microsoft Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (21/4/2018 to 23/4/2018)

"The course was very well presented. The instructor took the class at the speed of the class instead of trying to rush through everything. He was always willing to stay late and offer support on any areas required. Great course and great tutor."
Rhys Jupp, Hilton Foods UK. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (9/4/2018 to 14/4/2018)

"Training was a nice mix of theory and practical in the form of labs, instructor humorous but very knowledgeable making the experience more enjoyable with plenty of resources available. "
S.C.. - Microsoft Windows 10 (6 days) (9/4/2018 to 14/4/2018)

"The instructor goes over and beyond with with his students whatever there skill set is. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate. His energy has rubbed off on me and makes me want to continue studying."
N.B., NDBIT. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/4/2018 to 13/4/2018)

"Firebrand provides fast track IT education paired with high skilled teachers with real life experience in the areas they teach. This gives another dimension to the courses substance and validity. Highly recommended if you are looking at expanding your knowledge and career possibilities."
Anton Viberg, Enzure AB. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/4/2018 to 13/4/2018)

"It is definitely intense and quite hard but its worth it. "
Mohammed Saeed, Joseph Chamberlain College birmingham. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (9/4/2018 to 14/4/2018)

"Clear and concise, with practical lab examples."
M.W., TfL. - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (2 days) (9/4/2018 to 10/4/2018)

"My experience at the Firebrand Training Centre has been comfortable. The environment is peaceful which aids concentration and thinking. Food is good with a variety and range that also meets my dietary requirements. "
P.A., Firebrand. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (3/4/2018 to 6/4/2018)

"I think the instructor has done really well to deliver a course which is technically demanding. He has a good way of breaking complex theory down to simple terms. "
Anonymous - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (3/4/2018 to 6/4/2018)

"- Trainer was excellent, very knowledgeable and good at explaining concepts, very helpful when it came to clarifying things. - While the days were long, the frequent breaks ensured concentration could be maintained (infinite coffee also helped with this!) - Accommodation was excellent - Food and drink were excellent! Excellent variety of food on offer, and different food every day. - Wide range of facilities at Wyboston Lakes, and the lake is great for a walk after a long training session."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (26/3/2018 to 27/3/2018)

"Great course, very informative. We had a great instructor who has had practical experience. Lots of time spent with face-to-face instruction. Hands on material that we were able to work with as well. Really enjoyed my time here and will recommend to other colleagues as well. As an added bonus the food was great too!"
C.H.. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (26/3/2018 to 27/3/2018)

"I love the bootcamp format (tried other training provider that only deliver 9:00 am to by 5:00 pm just wont work)!"
Melody Lam. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"Excellent speedy and professional learning environment. Knowledge on subject matter for the course superb by instructor."
Fredrik Olander, Max Matthiessen. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"Having never had any working experience on any SQL Server product, I enrolled on this course. The accelerated nature and the efficient way the course was presented helped me absorb the concepts. I am over the moon to have passed my very first Microsoft exam at Firebrand!"
Gordon Hepburn , Kerry. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"Highly focused training with experienced teacher and great documentation. "
Alfredo Hidalgo Iglesias, BYG. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (12/3/2018 to 16/3/2018)

"My first experience of Firebrand, training was fantastic, instruction as just the right combination of talking, demonstrating and practical work. Definitely recommend."
Tom Odell, BUUK Infrastructure. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (10/3/2018 to 12/3/2018)

"Excellent venue, resources and friendly staff. Thank you! Excellent venue, that is accessible and very close to perfect accommodation."
Christopher Harvey, Grafton Merchenties GB. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (5/3/2018 to 10/3/2018)

"Great way to learn x2 faster in a complete learning bubble A* I choose Firebrand to give me accelerated learning, certification and real world experience through the excellent trainers. Thank you Firebrand."
Roy Casana, Designated . - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (5/3/2018 to 10/3/2018)

"Excellent facilities, and a world class trainer who went out of his way to delivery the course and more. I would consider doing another Firebrand course."
Tim Harborne, Carillionarmey. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (5/3/2018 to 10/3/2018)

"The trainer was excellent, as he was very informative, friendly and patient. I do wish that there was more time for the course, because I found it difficult to process such a vast amount of information, in such a short space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)

"The instructor was a very interactive and enjoyable tutor. His vast knowledge was clear and he explained everything in great detail."
J.H., Lloyds Banking Group. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)

"At the beginning of the course, I had very little knowledge but feel as though I have learn a lot in a short space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)

"Great teacher"
A.N., Lloyds banking group . - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)

"At the beginning of the course, I had very little knowledge but feel as though I have learnt a lot in a short space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)

"Great course and tutor who was very enthusiastic and helpful."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (8/3/2018 to 9/3/2018)

"Concise and highly informative, with a combination of clear theoretical and practical examples."
M.W., Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/2/2018 to 20/2/2018)

"Very useful and insightful course!"
Rhys Banton-Laing, Schroders. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/2/2018 to 20/2/2018)

"Firebrand courses are accelerated and intensive but worth the effort. The Instructors do a very excellent job of ensuring all aspects of the course are covered"
Luis Gallagher-Munhica, Comp Consult Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/2/2018 to 20/2/2018)

"A fantastic intensive course that will cover installation and configuration. Don't expect it to be easy but DO expect it to be informative. Our instructor balanced real-world examples alongside the theoretical that enabled key technologies to simply Click. With sufficient pre-study this course would be the icing on the cake, as-it-were, and be a gateway into Microsoft certification. Recommended."
Robert Walker. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8/2/2018 to 18/2/2018)

"It was great to be in an environment with minimal distractions to enable me to achieve the objectives of this course so quickly. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and the accommodation is clean and comfortable. The food was excellent and the training rooms were well equipped with modern equipment."
J.C., James T. Blakeman & Co. Ltd.. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8/2/2018 to 18/2/2018)

"Training was great as usual. Feeling very prepared for my exam. Thanks to the instructor for all the great training, and to Firebrand once again."
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8/2/2018 to 18/2/2018)

"Firebrand has delivered another great course at Wyboston and honestly Ive learnt so much while being on this course its almost unreal. The last module has blown my mind with its depth. I definitely recommend this course to anyone who is starting their IT journey. Also OPS were awesome "
Steven Rincon. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (8/2/2018 to 18/2/2018)

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