There is lot of information on various Microsoft websites and the Internet on Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Technologies. This resource guide is an attempt to build a reference directory of useful links on SharePoint. This post gets updated every 2 months.
Getting started with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010; The content in the book covers information about how to get started with the installation, configuration, and upgrade to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. The content in this book is a copy of selected content in the SharePoint Server 2010 technical library as of the publication date. For the most current content, see the technical library on the Web.
Optimizing your Business Productivity Infrastructure saves you time and money while increasing productivity and growth, ultimately adding more value to your business.
Drive Economic Impact with SharePoint 2010 - SharePoint 2010 enables organizations to drive productivity and create cost efficiencies through a unified collaboration platform. A study by Forrester examines the economic impact of SharePoint 2010.
You can read the Customer success stories here.
This helps you know the SharePoint features from a user perspective.
Download Office 2010 training - Get free, downloadable versions of the following Office 2010 training courses. They're in PowerPoint 2010 format, so you can customize them for group training or view them on your desktop. SharePoint 2010 presentations available are:
An important note has been added to the guidance in this release - If you contact Microsoft technical support about a production system that does not meet the minimum hardware specifications described in this document, support will be limited until the system is upgraded to the minimum requirements. Click the links below for product wise guidance:
Download and Use
Virtual Machine with Pre-configure software
The following information provides details about buying and licensing SharePoint for your company:
Developer Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, source code, and instructor-led videos that are designed to help you learn how to develop for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. These are a great resource to start learning development.
Besides these 3 new Visual Studio 2010 Extensibility Projects are also available for SharePoint 2010. These project templates will help you automate some common development tasks when creating SharePoint 2010 solutions using Visual Studio 2010:
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.
SharePoint Server 2010 Code Samples - Use this page to find complete, compilable code samples, often in the form of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 solutions, that demonstrate ways to use the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 object model to create new features and enhance existing features
Many of these resources are visual representations of recommended solutions. They include poster-sized documents available in formats including Microsoft Office Visio 2007 or Microsoft Visio 2010 files (.vsd), PDF files, and XPS files. Homepage URL is here. Given below is the description and a direct link to the Visio (.vsd) file.
Get Started Developing on SharePoint 2010 - Ten modules to get started with development for SharePoint 2010 using Visual Studio 2010.
SharePoint 2010 Advanced Developer Training - Self-paced modules, presentations, and hosted labs on SharePoint Server 2010 for Developers. In these lessons, you can save video to your desktop
Development Life Cycle for SharePoint 2010
The Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search training course provides a series of hands-on labs, presentations, and videos that demonstrate how to enable high-end enterprise search with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint.
In case you want structured training to learn FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint, you can check out the courses available from the FAST University. Refer to my FAST University - Courses available post for details.
For a similar guide for SharePoint 2007, click here: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Resource Guide
[LAST UPDATE ON: 08 Sep 2011]
Well Written Article, covers most of SharePoint 2010.
Nice collection of resources, keep up the good work!
Great overview of SharePoint 2010 to get started.
Superb compilation! Thanks Vedant.
Great Blog! Found so many resources that I would have had to search all over the web to find! Thanks!
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Great post.. All in one palce.
Already added to my favourites. :) Thanks.
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Great resource, should be on every serious Sharepoint consultant's favourite list
Great pots. Helped out a customer with it wanting to learn about SharePoint
Very informative. Thanks for putting this together!
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