Getting Started with WSS

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


recognize how to set up SharePoint site, a development computer and utilize the CAML language in WSS 3.0

Target Audience

Developers who use Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and consultants providing consulting services for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Individuals looking to pass the 70-541 TS: Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 – Application Development and those individuals targeting toward the Microsoft certification: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Application Development


Two or more years experience with developing and consuming Web Services including expertise in ASP.NET with Visual Basic or Visual C++ 2005, developing ASP.NET Web Parts, working with XML documents and a working knowledge of Windows WorkFlow Foundation

Expected Duration

155 min.

Course Objectives

Getting Started with WSS

  • distinguish the architecture of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and its features.
  • recognize how to configure a target computer for the development of Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 environment.
  • recognize how to configure the security settings of Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0.
  • distinguish the elements of CAML language and recognize how to write queries in this language.
  • recognize the site definition and structures of various XML files that are part of the site definition.
  • recognize how to create master pages, and distinguish the concept of the default and custom master pages.
  • recognize how to create content pages, based on the master pages, and add WebPartZone controls in WSS 3.0.
  • create custom SharePoint sites and create queries using the CAML syntax.