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Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Inside Out Book Review

This is the SharePoint book for the end-user that wants to become a power-user. It covers a ton of topics and it covers them in-depth.

The book is not intended for SharePoint developers for SharePoint administrators, although most SharePoint developers and administrators are also power users. So the book will come in handy when you're simply using share point as an end-user.

I have listed the table of contents below to give you an idea of what is covered in the book.

1. Introducing SharePoint 2013
2. Administration for business users
3. Working with list and library apps
4. Working with collaboration sites
5. Using Office applications with SharePoint
6. Sharing information with SharePoint social networking
7. Using and creating workflows
8. Planning site content
9. Creating and formatting content pages
10. Adding, editing, connecting, and maintaining web parts
11. Managing documents
12. Designing web content management sites
13. Implementing compliance, records management, and eDiscovery
14. Planning for business intelligence and key performance indicators
15. Implementing better business intelligence with Excel Services and SQL Server 2012
16. Building powerful dashboards with PerformancePoint Services
17. Working with Visio Services
18. Discovering information with SharePoint 2013 Search
19. Creating a customized SharePoint 2013 search experience
20. Creating, managing, and designing sites
21. Creating enterprise forms
22. Working with external content
23. Introduction to custom development

One big plus with this book is that it comes with an e-book download that is free when you purchase the printed book. That makes it very good a reference also.

The authors also have some downloads available of the examples that are used in the book.

This book really surprised me. It had a lot more information in it than I expected. The authors writing styles are great, so it makes for easy read. I would think that most people will use this as a reference though, reading the chapters that address their immediate needs.

Overall this book is definitely worth the cost, especially when you factor in the free e-book. Although my role is usually an administrator of SharePoint or a developer in the SharePoint environment, end users still call me with a lot of questions that I can't answer about using the front end, so I will be keeping this book by my side.

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About Tad Anderson
Tad Anderson has been doing Software Architecture for 18 years and Enterprise Architecture for the past few.

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