Wondering if you should buy a SharePoint book currently on the market or wait few more months for a better one?
The following list will allow you to get a sneak preview of some interesting SharePoint books coming out in the next three months. The authors links will point you to their LinkedIn profiles to connect with them and luckily get some additional questions answered related to the books.
I will try to keep this list as up-to-date as possible, so make sure you’re coming back regularly to see what’s new in the stores.
Soon To Be Published
By: Brian Alderman
Publication Date: April 22, 2013
Get the critical information you need to administer SharePoint 2013 solutions or upgrade from SharePoint 2007 or 2010. This essential, single-volume reference details the new features, capabilities, and components of SharePoint 2013. Gain the real-world insights, workarounds, and troubleshooting tactics you need for on-the-job results.
By: Darvish Shadravan, Penelope Coventry, Tom Resing, Christina Wheeler
Publication Date: April 22, 2013
You’re beyond the basics, so dive right into SharePoint 2013—and really put this business collaboration platform to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting techniques, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts facilitate information-sharing across the enterprise—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.
By: Steve Wright, David Petersen
Publication Date: April 24, 2013
Pro SharePoint Designer 2013 covers everything you need to know to create custom, rich SharePoint experiences using Microsoft’s free SharePoint Designer solution. Gain complete control and enhance your SharePoint sites with no need for painful code edits or specialist developer assistance.
By: Rob Garrett
Publication Date: May 22, 2013
Pro SharePoint 2013 Administration is a practical guide to SharePoint 2013 for intermediate to advanced SharePoint administrators and power users, covering the out-of-the-box feature set and capabilities of Microsoft’s collaboration and business productivity platform.
By: Steve Fox
Publication Date: June 12, 2013
Expert guidance on developing new applications in SharePoint 2010 SharePoint 2010 development and popularity continues to increase and developers are excited about the new version of SharePoint 2010 and all it offers. With this comprehensive guide, you will find that there are a ton of features built into the platform for you to leverage in your solution development. Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development gets you started with many of the fundamentals so that you can continue on to advanced programming beyond this book. To that end, you’ll explore the new SharePoint 2010 features such as Cloud-based development and SharePoint online and custom workflow and you’ll benefit from the extensive code samples.
By: Ben Robb, Zlatan Dzinic
Publication Date: June 22, 2013
Learn proven methods for solving the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) needs of your organization and apply these skills with Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
With this practical, straightforward guide, you’ll delve into the issues and risks of content management
– Examine real-world case studies
– Determine the obstacles you need to overcome to effectively manage information across the organization
– Use SharePoint 2010 as your organization’s central hub for documents, knowledge, web content, digital assets, records, and user-generated content
– Learn how to capture, manage, and deliver content across your organization using key SharePoint functionality
– Implement SharePoint for both internal and external content publishing
By: Eric Riz
Publication Date: July 15, 2013
SharePoint for Decision Makers is a clear, accessible guide to understanding exactly what SharePoint is and how it can change your corporation for the better. Author Eric Riz, a noted Consultant and speaker on SharePoint in the business, breaks down SharePoint and explains proper adoption measures and implementation techniques, offering management advice to all levels of the business to ensure long-term sustainability and viability.
By: Steven Mann
Publication Date: February 21, 2013
Use SharePoint Managed Metadata Services (MMS) to successfully implement enterprise metadata, establishing the foundation for dramatic improvements in business process automation and enterprise search! SharePoint 2010 Managed Metadata Unleashed brings together all the knowledge, skillsets, and insights you need to succeed with all facets of metadata planning, implementation, and usage with SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, or SharePoint Online. The only guidebook of its kind, it completely demystifies both metadata and SharePoint MMS, explaining how they work, and how to gain maximum value from them.
By: Steve Fox, Chris Johnson, Donovan Follette
Publication Date: February 26, 2013
Fully updated for SharePoint 2013, this book is an ideal starting place for SharePoint development. Covering all the major topics that a new developer needs to know in order to get started, this resource contains 100 percent new content and addresses the major overhaul to the SharePoint 2013 platform. The team of authors, led by Microsoft’s Steve Fox, presents you with a detailed overview that helps you establish a starting point for development. They then walk you through ways to advance your knowledge so that you leverage the new SharePoint 2013 features to build custom solutions.
By: Stephen Cawood
Publication Date: March 26, 2013
Stephen Cawood (Vancouver, BC) is a SharePoint MVP and former Microsoft Program Manager on the MCMS and SharePoint product teams. During his time on the SharePoint development team, Stephen wrote specifications for SharePoint.
By: Fabian G. Williams, Anthony Guevara
Publication Date: December 19, 2012
Pro SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Business Connectivity Services is a practical, real-world guide to using SharePoint’s BCS platform in the cloud to connect to your business applications, surface the data, and harness the power of SharePoint to deliver meaningful results.
With Business Connectivity Services, you can find, extract and slice and dice data from any application or database and present it in useful and easily customizable reports for a variety of audiences.
By: Dave Milner, Bart McDonough, Paul Stork
Publication Date: October 31, 2012
SharePoint 2010 developers who have traditionally developed for on-premise environments will suddenly find themselves being asked to develop for the cloud. While there is a lot of overlap between cloud-based and traditional SharePoint development, there are also some important differences and considerations that must be taken into account as well. In particular, the proliferation of cloud-based solutions was a driving force behind certain new features in SharePoint 2010, like sandboxed solutions and the new client object model.
Pro SharePoint 2010 Development for Office 365 helps you navigate the changes and develop compelling applications and solutions for SharePoint Online in Office 365.
By: Vanessa L. Williams
Publication Date: July 10, 2012
Here’s the bestselling guide on SharePoint 2010, updated to cover Office 365. SharePoint Portal Server is an essential part of the enterprise infrastructure for many businesses. The Office 365 version includes significantly enhanced cloud capabilities. This second edition of the bestselling guide to SharePoint covers getting a SharePoint site up and running, branded, populated with content, and more. It explains ongoing site management and offers plenty of advice for administrators who want to leverage SharePoint and Office 365 in various ways.
By: Sahil Malik, Srini Sistla
Publication Date: June 20, 2012
Learn from Pro SharePoint Migration on how to migrate your existing farm – infrastructure, upgrade approaches, code, branding, and impact of new features of SharePoint 2010 – in a strategic way that results in smooth transition. Noted author Sahil Malik, with Srini Sistla, work together to provide detailed strategies and tools to assess, plan and execute a SharePoint 2010 migration that is efficient and cost-effective—and that doesn’t use expensive third-party software.
By: Thomas Rizzo, Razi bin Rais, Michiel van Otegem
Publication Date: May 29, 2012
More and more companies are realizing the power and potential of Cloud computing as a viable way to save energy and money. This valuable book offers an in-depth look at a wide range of Cloud topics unlike any other book on the market. Examining how Cloud services allows users to pay as they go for exactly what they use, this guide explains how companies can easily scale their Cloud use up and down to fit their business requirements. After an introduction to Cloud computing, you’ll discover how to prepare your environment for the Cloud and learn all about Office 365 and Azure.
By: Ruven Gotz
Publication Date: May 9, 2012
Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture is a guide and tool set for planning and documenting the scope, navigational taxonomy, document taxonomy, metadata, page layouts and workflows for a successful SharePoint 2010 project. If you have been tasked with delivering an intranet for collaboration, document management or as a corporate portal, your only chance for success is to get all of these elements right, and then to make sure that you and your stakeholders are all on the same page.
By: Paul Ferrill
Publication Date: April 13, 2012
Building SharePoint Apps with Visual Studio LightSwitch presents all the information you’ll need to get started building real-world business intelligence applications. We’ll start by getting a virtual environment setup to make it easy to build and test your applications without a lot of expensive server hardware. Next we’ll build a few utility function apps to get a feel for working with the different SharePoint data sources. Then we’ll move on to more functional applications and finish up with a section on integrating with other sources of business data.
By: Tom Rizzo, Reza Alirezaei, Jeff Fried, Paul J Swider, Scot Hillier, Kenneth Schaefer
Publication Date: March 27, 2012
Updated guidance on how to take advantage of the newest features of SharePoint programmability.
– Written by a team of SharePoint experts, this new edition offers an extensive selection of field-tested best practices that shows you how to leverage the vast power of this multi-faceted tool to build custom workflow and content management applications. Plus, you’ll discover how to take advantage of the new features to roll out new SharePoint sites or upgrade existing sites.
– Keeps you thoroughly up to date on all the most recent changes to SharePoint 2010.
- Reveals broad and deep coverage of social media features, content management applications, enterprise search, business connectivity services, user experience development, and custom workflow.
By: Mikael Svenson, Marcus Johansson, Robert Piddocke
Publication Date: March 29, 2012
This practical book shows you step by step how to build FAST Search solutions to meet the needs of your business and provide users with better search results. SharePoint developers and architects will quickly learn how to provide enhanced search capabilities in a manageable way.
By: Erik Swenson
Publication Date: December 15, 2011
Erik Swenson cuts through the fluff and discusses accessible, easy-to-understand consulting and processes to create aesthetically pleasing, highly usable branded and customized SharePoint websites, both internally and externally. Designed to be a quick reference, how-to guide that lets you dive straight into the task at hand, you’ll find this book’s attention to detail and pragmatism make it an attractive companion during your branding experience.
Whether you’re interested in applying just a touch of style to a team site, or you’re branding a public-facing Fortune 500 website based on SharePoint, Practical SharePoint 2010 Branding and Customization is the only book you’ll need to quickly, easily, and efficiently brand and customize your environment.
By: Robert Grauer
Publication Date: January 20, 2012
The goal of the Exploring series has been to move students beyond the point and click, helping them understand the why and how behind each skill. The Exploring series for Office 2010 also enables students to extend the learning beyond the classroom.
By: Yvonne M. Harryman
Publication Date: January 28, 2012
Designed especially for non-developers who need to create and maintain SharePoint sites. The approaches are simple enough that a tech savvy business user can follow along without having to understand how to program. The author then discusses how to implement governance across multiple sites to ensure proper use and to establish relationships that will tie it all together into a cohesive solution.
By: Steven Mann, Colin Murphy, Pablo Gazmuri, Steve Caravajal, Christina Wheeler
Publication Date: February 21, 2012
This indispensable field guide addresses an abundance of common SharePoint 2010 problems and offers proven solutions.
A team of authors encourages you to customize SharePoint beyond the out-of-the-box functionality so that you can build more complex solutions to these challenges.
– Looks at UI design and branding, visual web parts, and PowerShell.
– Discusses custom global navigation, field types, content types, and list templates.
– Details the SharePoint object model, reviews site provisioning solutions, and explores scalable applications.
By: Jennifer Mason, Christian Buckley, Brian T. Jackett, Wes Preston
Publication Date: March 9, 2012
Build effective business solutions with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 by applying example workflows and principles from real-world projects. This hands-on book focuses on a different business scenario in each chapter, using a standard template to guide you through the solution-building process from start to finish. Learn how to use your SharePoint skills to develop a corporate intranet, a media hub, a system to support distributed teams, and solutions to many other scenarios.
By: Phill Duffy
Publication Date: February 28, 2012
Phill Duffy provides complete, meaningful and realistic examples to really help you understand the key concepts and their integration points. Inside, you’ll find all the tools and resources you need to use jQuery to provide the next level of SharePoint functionality.
Learn what it takes to get ready to use jQuery, how to create rich, responsive, and highly functional user interfaces, how to call the SharePoint Web Services and work with HTML elements.