Professional Sitecore Development

The first book on the shelf to cover Sitecore development

Sitecore is the leading provider of .NET CMS software and, as such, helps businesses increase revenue and decrease costs. This authoritative guide walks you through the process of creating a Sitecore web site. You’ll discover how to handle the initial installation, take a look at the .Net development process, learn how to use the APIs, and finally deploy the site. Using a linear approach, this book guides you through the entire Sitecore process from start to finish.

  • Introduces you to the process of creating a Sitecore web site so you can help your business increase revenue and decrease costs
  • Addresses installing and configuring Sitecore
  • Discusses .Net development, including setting up the environment and creating layouts and sub-layoutsReviews using the content API and layers
  • Touches on some of the more advanced features of Sitecore, including other APIs, pipelines, and configuration files
  • Serves as the official Sitecore development book

If you’re looking for a solution for web content management, then Sitecore is your answer and this book will get you started using this valuable software today.

From the Back Cover
Discover the steps for creating a Sitecore website

Sitecore provides the leading digital marketing and content management system (CMS) available for the Microsoft ASP.NET platform. Demonstrating how to leverage familiar tools such as Internet Information Services (IIS) and Microsoft Visual Studio, this book guides you through a diverse range of topics to help you achieve the greatest value from your investment in this comprehensive enterprise solution. Beginning with fundamental topics to help you get started with the Sitecore platform, this book focuses on maximizing developer productivity with minimal time to web.

Professional Sitecore Development:

  • Discusses Sitecore’s content authoring tools
  • Demonstrates how to use the extensive APIs
  • Explains the security infrastructure and error management capabilities
  • Suggests strategies to optimize, scale, and troubleshoot your solutions
  • Contains real-world advice for testing Sitecore solutions
  • Describes project management and deployment methodologies

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introducing the Sitecore ASP.NET CMS
Chapter 2. Information Architecture
Chapter 3. The Layout Engine and Data Access APIs
Chapter 4. Sitecore Security
Chapter 5. Error Management
Chapter 6. Optimizing, Scaling, and Troubleshooting
Chapter 7. Extending and Integrating Sitecore
Chapter 8. Automated Testing
Chapter 9. Managing Implementations
Chapter 10. On Beyond CMS
Chapter 11. Sitecore Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks

Appendix A. Resources for Sitecore Developers
Appendix B. Installing Sitecore

Book Details

  • Paperback: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox (May 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047093901X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470939017
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