Understanding SharePoint 2013: Part 5 - REST and CSOM

Want to learn Apps? The path to Apps goes through REST and CSOM, so whether you are writing WSPs or Apps, this is a topic you can't afford to ignore.
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(200)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 22, 2013
Duration
2h 16m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(200)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 22, 2013
Duration
2h 16m
Description

Microsoft is on a mission. A mission to get custom code out of the SharePoint server. But how are we to deploy new functionality then? The answer is, using REST and CSOM. Introduced in SharePoint 2010, and greatly improved and expanded in SharePoint 2013, REST and CSOM is one of the fundamental pillars in SharePoint knowledge that you must master.

About the author
About the author

Sahil Malik has been a Microsoft MVP for the past 8 years, author of several books and numerous articles in both the .NET and SharePoint space, consultant and trainer who delivers talks at conferences internationally.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

CSOM - Client Side Object Model
Hello, my name is Sahil Malik, and in this video I will be talking to you about the client side object model short form CSOM in SharePoint 2013. So, a quick overview of where we are, we started with some, you know, basic coverage of SharePoint, we looked at PowerShell in brief, we looked at conventional SharePoint development in WSPs and before we go into our discussion about apps, I'm taking the route of, you know, I'm going through client side technologies and mainly there are two main client side technologies. One is CSOM and the other is REST. And in this video I'll be talking about CSOM. And in the next one I'll be talking about REST.

REST API in SharePoint
Hello, my name is Sahil Malik and in this video I'll be talking to you about REST API in SharePoint 2013. Where are we? I'm talking about client side technology, something that is essential for us to learn if we want to know about apps. I've already talked about CSOM and this is the second big topic in this group, which is REST API.