Session 1: Introduction to SharePoint Designer 2010: Top 5 Great Things to Know

Presented by: Asif Rehmani

Running Time: 55 min

SharePoint Designer 2010, which is a free application, is "The Preferred" tool to design powerful no-code solutions and applications in SharePoint 2010. In this session you will get a broad overview of the capabilities of the tool, from site customizations such as modifying Site Metadata, managing Site Security, or creating Site Content, to building List or Site based Workflows and connecting to a variety of Data Sources. You will also learn about the new ribbon interface of SharePoint Designer 2010 and shows how best to take advantage of this application by showing the new bells and whistles that come with this product.

In this session, you'll learn why SharePoint Designer is so essential for Power Users and Site Admins:

  • SharePoint Designer 2010 is the preferred tool to create robust, no code composite solutions on top of SharePoint 2010.
  • SharePoint Designer 2010 can be used to automate business processes by creating data driven solutions and powerful workflows
  • Creating SharePoint 2010 components is easy and more efficient to do with SharePoint Designer 2010. Site administrators and designers should use this tool when creating sites, lists/libraries, site columns, content types, external content types and more

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