Mark Rackley, Solutions Architect, Summit 7 Systems
Mark Rackley is a Solutions Architect for
Summit 7 Systems
with more than 17 years of experience designing and developing software solutions. Mark's daily responsibilities include forging the direction of solution architecture and development projects for clients while providing the best solutions for clients' unique problems. As a globally recognized SharePoint geek, Mark is an active blogger, presenter, author (and bacon aficionado) who is eager to lend his real-world knowledge of SharePoint to all who need it. In addition to speaking at various SharePoint conferences, Mark is the organizer of SharePoint Saturday Ozarks and can be found speaking at as many Saturday events as his professional and family life will allow. Mark engages his audiences with humor, real world stories from the trenches, and practical solutions. For more information follow Mark on Twitter at
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SharePoint & jQuery Guide
jQuery is the current "SharePoint Silver Bullet" promising to cure all your SharePoint ailments allowing customizations that at one point were unattainable without cracking open Visual Studio. But what is the real story with jQuery and SharePoint? How do you implement it with SharePoint? Should you implement it? Is it all a big hoax or is jQuery the missing piece to your SharePoint development took kit?
In this session attendees will learn:
1) Best practices for deploying jQuery in a maintainable way in their organizations
2) What can be done with quickly and powerfully in jQuery taking advantage of incredible third party libraries
3) What are the real consequences of using jQuery and when should you NOT use it.
How to make your life easier writing and debugging client side scripts in SharePoint
Client Side Development is officially an essential skill for all SharePoint developers, however with the lack of traditional compliers and debugging processes, many developers quickly grow frustrated and resent the Client Side Development experience. There is hope though, in this session attendees will:
Lean do's and dont's for being an effective Client Side Developer