Build innovative, XML-based solutions faster-with expert guidance from three veterans of the Microsoft InfoPath design team. Discover how to use common InfoPath design patterns to accelerate the development of forms with a dynamic, easy-to-use front end that connects seamlessly with middle-tier services and back-end servers, including databases, Web services, and Microsoft BizTalk Server. The authors walk you through a range of programming scenarios-explaining the pros and cons of various approaches and sharing their best practices and undocumented tips. You'll also find real-world examples, including a complete, three-tier business solution. Discover how to: * Customize and deploy your own InfoPath forms, taking advantage of ready-made sample code * Create "smart" InfoPath forms to provide a dynamic experience using conditional visibility, data validation, and autopopulation * Design a rich form interface with structured and dynamic sections, multiple views, and calculations * Build forms-based workflow processing into InfoPath forms using e-mail, SharePoint servers, and BizTalk * Use the Microsoft .N
ET common language runtime-based object model to increase development flexibility * Receive and submit data for your forms using back-end databases and Web services
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Weight: 1000 g
Dimensions: 229 x 187 x 21 mm