I wanted to let you know that I’ve just uploaded the second chapter of the Introducing SharePoint 2013 series. If you have a subscription, you can download the chapter from the series page (and if you don’t have a subscription, you can get one on.
You should have received an email earlier today with access information, but if you have not received it, you can still log on using the information you got when you purchased the subscription.
The second chapter focuses on exploring SharePoint 2013, as well as look at and understand new features of both SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server.
- Myths and Monsters
- Exploring SharePoint Foundation 2013
- Installing and Configuring Apps
- Search Enchancements
- Workflow Improvements
- SharePoint Server 2013
- Social Feature Improvements
- Web Content Management
The chapter is far longer than I anticipated and is 60 pages long. In fact, with the first chapter, the issue now spans 114 pages, and we still have four chapters to go!
Oh, and if you don’t have a subscription, I have some goodies for you still. I’ve uploaded the first appendix chapter on installing and configuring Windows Azure Workflow (aka SharePoint 2013 style workflows). You can download that from the free section of the USP Journal site right now.
You need a subscription to the USP Journal newsletter, but that’s absolutely free as well. If you haven’t signed up for the newsletter yet, you can do so at http://uspjournal.com/newsletter/
Combine the new bonus issue with the also free first chapter of Introducing SharePoint 2013 available from the same page, and you should be able to get an environment in which you can start exploring SharePoint 2013 style workflows on your own. The first chapter covers installing SharePoint 2013, including the non-SharePoint stuff like SQL Server and Active Directory Domain Services.
I hope you enjoy it!
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