Upcoming SharePoint Books
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 few months and some of them just published. 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
Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches
By: Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks
Publication Date: December 1, 2016
PowerShell provides a single, unified administrative command line from which to control and automate virtually every aspect of a Windows system. It accepts and executes commands immediately, and scripts can be written to manage most Windows servers like Exchange, IIS, and SharePoint. This updated book covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and later. This edition is appropriate for PowerShell version 3 and later. There is coverage for new PowerShell version 5 features like PowerShellGet, however PowerShell fundamentals are unchanged.
Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Step by Step
By: Olga Londer
Publication Date: December 3, 2016
Get productive fast with SharePoint 2016, and jump in wherever you need answers: brisk lessons and colorful screen shots show you exactly what to do, step by step – and practice files help you build your skills. Fully updated for today’s powerful new version of SharePoint, Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Step by Step shows you how to do all this:
- Customize your team site’s layout, features, and apps
- Manage and share ideas, documents, and data
- Capture and organize content into lists and libraries
- Automate business processes with built-in workflows
- Use social features to communicate and collaborate
- Work with SharePoint’s business intelligence features
- Publish content using enhanced web content management
- Use SharePoint with Excel, Access, Outlook, and Lync
- And much more…
Cloud Pro – The next step for IT pros
By: Ben Curry, Brian Laws
Publication Date: October 23, 2016
Cloud technologies are transforming the roles of experienced IT professionals. Cloud Pro – The Next Step for IT Pros brings together all the knowledge you need to smoothly transition from traditional roles to successful cloud administration in Microsoft or hybrid environments. It has been carefully crafted to reflect IT professionals’ real challenges in making the cloud transition, including maintaining full control when you’re a “tenant” on someone else’s servers, and maximizing your productivity through automation. You’ll find specific guidance on administering key Microsoft technologies including Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint, Azure, OneDrive, and more. Along the way, Ben Curry and Brian Laws identify new and changing job roles for cloud administrators, and offer practical guidance on migrating your skills to them.
Exam Ref 70-339 Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
By: Troy Lanphier
Publication Date: October 7, 2016
Direct from Microsoft, this Exam Ref is the official study guide for the new Microsoft 70-339 Core Technologies of Microsoft SharePoint 2016 certification exam. It offers professional-level preparation that helps candidates maximize their exam performance and sharpen their skills on the job.
Microsoft Exam Ref publications stand apart from third-party study guides because they:
- Provide guidance from Microsoft, the creator of Microsoft certification exams
- Target IT professional-level exam candidates with content focused on their needs, not “one-size-fits-all content
- Streamline study by organizing material according to the exam’s objective domain (OD), covering one functional group and its objectives in each chapter
- Feature Thought Experiments to guide candidates through a set of “what if?” scenarios, and prepare them more effectively for Pro-level style exam questions
- Explore big picture thinking around the planning and design aspects of the IT pro’s job role
Programming Microsoft Office 365: Covers Microsoft Graph, Office 365 applications, SharePoint Add-ins, Office 365 Groups, and more (Developer Reference)
By: Paolo Pialorsi
Publication Date: September 9, 2016
Every day, millions of people use Microsoft Office 365, the subscription version of the world’s most popular productivity platform. If you’re a developer, Programming Microsoft Office 365 will show you how to build custom solutions that access and interact with their Office 365 data right from within your apps, on practically any mobile, web, and desktop platform.
Leading Office solutions developer Paolo Pialorsi offers practical, code-rich, task-based coverage of every key aspect of Office 365 development. You’ll learn hands-on by building a complete, start-to-finish solution with the newest major release of Office 365.
You’ll master powerful techniques leveraging SharePoint Online, Microsoft Azure Active Directory and other Microsoft cloud services, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, Microsoft’s new REST APIs, and exciting new products such as Microsoft Delve and Office Graph.
Building a SharePoint 2016 Home Lab: A How-To Reference on Simulating a Realistic SharePoint Testing Environment
By: Stacy Simpkins
Publication Date: July 28, 2016
This book is a step-by-step guide to building your own SharePoint farm in a home lab setting. Learn how to build a windows domain and then join servers into the domain in order to create your own testing and learning environment. After you get the domain stood up, where you go from there is up to you. This book will help you learn how to spin up SharePoint in a least privileged fashion.
This isn’t strictly a SharePoint book, though. For example, if you’re not a SharePoint professional and are just looking to create a working windows domain for other purposes; the home-lab domain that you’ll create will work great for Exam preparation for non-SharePoint purposes. You could even use it for learning how to install Exchange Server. After all, it’s your Home Lab domain.
SharePoint 2016 For Dummies
By: Ken Withee, Rosemarie Withee
Publication Date: July 25, 2016
Learn all the ins and outs of SharePoint, launch your site, collaborate with coworkers, and go mobile. There’s no doubt about it, SharePoint is a complex creature. But when broken down into easily digestible chunks, it’s not quite the beast it appears to be right out of the gate—that’s where SharePoint X For Dummies comes in! Written in plain English and free of intimidating jargon, this friendly, accessible guide starts out by showing you just what SharePoint X is, translating the terminology, and explaining the tools. Then it helps you create a site, work with apps, and master basic SharePoint administration. Next, you’ll learn to use SharePoint X to get social, go mobile, manage content, and connect with others through working with Office 365, archiving documents, developing workflows, and so much more.
SharePoint 2016 Search Explained: SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Search On-Premises, Cloud and Hybrid for Search Managers and Decision Makers
By: Agnes Molnar
Publication Date: June 30, 2016
SharePoint 2016 comes with major changes in how Search works, including a new and enhanced Hybrid Search model. Regardless of whether your organization is on-premises only or in the cloud with some content and/or applications, this book will help you create a search strategy when considering SharePoint 2016. World-renowned consultant and author Agnes Molnar helps you plan and implement a SharePoint 2016 / Office 365 search environment that meets the needs of your business. This must-have book covers the following SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Search topics: Business Cases and Challenges Requirements Gathering Search Based Applications How the Search Engine works – Overview Search User Experience Metadata Search in Office 365 Office Graph and Delve Search Quality Management Tags: SharePoint 2016, Office 365, Search, Discovery, Findability, Cloud Search, Hybrid Search, Office Graph, Office Delve, Search Explained, Information Overload, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Search-Based Applications, Search-Driven Applications.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Customization – Second Edition
By: Nicolae Tarla
Publication Date: May 27, 2016
Microsoft Dynamics CRM is a Microsoft solution to satisfy the various needs of customer relationship management and is already equipped to be flexible to meet the needs of businesses. With Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016, many new features were added for social, marketing, sales, and integration with other tools. These features add many dimensions to customization.
This book will not only showcase how CRM can be customized, but will also be your guide on how the latest advancements in Dynamics CRM 2016 can be used to benefit your business.
You will learn how to enhance the functionality of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 and use it to serve different businesses of various scales. You will see how to get ready to customize CRM and then quickly move on to grasp the CRM app structure, which will help you customize Dynamics CRM better.