New SharePoint Guidance from the Patterns and Practices group


The P&P group released a new set of SharePoint Guidance today…Links below 


 


Quick Links


                     MSDN site: SharePoint Guidance


                     Future friendly url: http://microsoft.com/spg


                     Download: SharePoint Guidance – November 2008


                    Codeplex site: http://codeplex.com/spg


                    Community Forum: http://www.codeplex.com/spg/Thread/List.aspx


 


Guidance at a Glance


This guidance helps architects and developers build SharePoint intranet applications. The guidance contains a reference implementation (RI) that demonstrates solutions to common architectural, development, and lifecycle management challenges. This guidance discusses the following:


                     Architectural decisions about patterns, feature factoring, and packaging.


                     Design tradeoffs for common decisions many developers encounter.


                     Implementation examples demonstrated in the RI and in the QuickStarts.


                     How to design for testability, create unit tests, and run continuous integration.


                     Set up of development, build, test, staging, and production environments.


                     Managing the application life cycle including upgrade.


                     Team-based intranet application development.


The following areas are not discussed in this version of the guidance:


                     Content-oriented sites that use Web content management.


                     Internet and enterprise-scale SharePoint applications.


                     Multilingual SharePoint applications.


                     Scale or security testing of SharePoint applications.