Part 1 of 4 in the SharePoint Server 2010 Development (70-573) series. This course will show you how to extend SharePoint Server 2010's out-of-box functionality and customize SharePoint applications to fit your business needs and brand. You'll walk away from this course with a solid understanding of the SharePoint object model and able to develop and build applications that maximize the value of SharePoint. This course is intended for Developers and Website Administrators new to SharePoint as well as SharePoint Administrators who are looking to learn the development and implementation of custom code. To get the most out of this course, you should have some experience with ASP.NET development and C#, as well as understand the basics of SharePoint features and administration.