Read technical articles about developing for Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
Last modified: April 20, 2011
Applies to: Business Connectivity Services | Open XML | SharePoint Designer 2010 | SharePoint Foundation 2010 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2010 | Visual Studio
This section of the MSDN Library provides content to help you get started developing solutions that take advantage of SharePoint 2010.
We publish new content continuously. To view articles relating to SharePoint 2010, click the items to the left in the table of contents.
SharePoint 2010 SDK Documentation. Software development kits (SDKs) or references are extended documentation sets. They usually provide application programming interface (API) documentation, sample code, and other supporting information.
SharePoint 2010 Technical Articles. Technical articles are 10-35 pages in length and provide detailed technical information and code examples. They may serve any number of purposes: getting started, providing best practices, describing a solution, discussing the use of a given object or method in depth, and so on.
SharePoint 2010 Book Excerpts. Book excerpts are online excerpts of published books. Each chapter often focuses on one key solution or set of tasks as well as providing you a free, in depth look at a book. Links are included for viewing the entire book online or purchasing the book.
SharePoint 2010 Visual How Tos. Visual how-to articles are 2-15 pages in length and combine some of the best elements of blogs, video, and technical articles by providing a brief overview, a code sample, and a how-to video. You can read the overview, review the code snippet, view the video, and explore the additional resources.
SharePoint 2010 Quick Notes. Quick Notes are 2-4 page tasks in a single scenario. Combined, they provide an end-to-end solution for a specific scenario. Individually, they are single-page tasks that you can print and use.