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Pro InfoPath 2007

By Philo Janus

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Pro InfoPath 2007 begins with a ground-up introduction of InfoPath fundamentals, then proceeds to solve advanced problems with the new capabilities of InfoPath and InfoPath Forms Services.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-730-9
  • 278 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: February 25, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
  • eBook Price: $31.99
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Pro InfoPath 2007 is an excellent book for developers trying to learn the scope and range of application forms that can be built with Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007. InfoPath is now in its second generation and it enables the creation of rich desktop and web forms using XML technologies and allows gathering of structured, business-critical information. Together with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Server 2007, InfoPath allows built-in integration with back-end processes, databases, and work flow, and provides developers with rich tools to build enterprise-wide forms solutions.

During the development and stabilization phase of InfoPath 2007, Philo worked closely with the product team to test features, provide feedback on scenarios, and to build and apply solutions for the government and public sector. He has poured all that experience in an engaging manner into this booka great read for every developer trying to learn InfoPath.

—Kamaljit Bath, Principal Program Manager Lead, Microsoft Office InfoPath and Forms Services

What you’ll learn

  • Use InfoPath to fill in electronic forms
  • Design and publish forms
  • Connect to data sources to read and publish data
  • Design and leverage the power of InfoPath views
  • Work with SharePoint form libraries to get the most out of InfoPath form data
  • Import existing Word and Excel forms into InfoPath
  • Create workflows with SharePoint Designer
  • Work with digital signatures

 

In addition, developers will learn how to:

  • Create an InfoPath form template based on a data connection or web service
  • Publish InfoPath form templates as content types
  • Create custom task panes for InfoPath forms
  • Understand SharePoint information management policies
  • Write .Net code behind InfoPath forms and browser forms
  • Create an add-in to extend the capabilities of InfoPath
  • Create a custom workflow for SharePoint, embedding InfoPath forms for gathering information
  • Build a .Net web service that InfoPath can connect to
  • Use Altovas XMLSpy to work with InfoPath form templates

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