Abto Software team of dedicated developers has been responsible for delivering a suite of Microsoft SharePoint development tools. Our customer, a Swiss software product company is building a full range of customizable business solutions in Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365. Their products are distributed through their clients, other solution-builders as well as online via Microsoft Office Store. SharePoint is a business platform for business processes, document, workflow and web content management and automation, business intelligence and application development.
Team and Technologies
The dedicated team of 8 .Net programmers and 4 QA engineers has been working on the project for almost 2 years. The aim of the project is to develop flexible add-ins and configurable tools and applications to simplify the overall development of SharePoint product globally.
The core features of the project comprise:
- Flexibility and extensibility of products
- Fully customizable layout and theming
- Exceptional dynamics in utilizing and validation forms depending on conditions
- Possibility to integrate different parts and templates
- Possibility to Customize forms, UI parts for external content
- Possibility to see live outcome of the previous processes
- Possibility of separate/individual actions, values and filters configuration
- Drag & drop possibility for reordering search inputs
- Accessible dropdown of actual list columns for quick adding new filters
- Configuration option to compare the value of an input or fixed value
- Structure and configure forms and views into tabs
- Full compatibility option
- Smart filter options
- Import and export of settings
SharePoint Applications Development
The SharePoint Add-ins and tools developed and supported by our team work in conjunction with another empowering business solutions. Abto Software has in total delivered five SharePoint applications for our customer.
- The editing tool enables the design of flexible and dynamic SharePoint list forms.The tool makes utilizing business data user-friendly, since it allows you to format, group and configure fields and forms.
- The styling tool is a very comfortable means of individualization and UI design. It offers a possibility to change colors, fonts and themes.
- The structuring tool allows arranging related data, forms and views into tabs. It makes it easier for the end-user to benefit from the whole scope of SharePoint’s features.
- The linking tool allows configuration of individual actions on any page or view. This SharePoint add-in aims at making customized items and actions without engaging extra programming.
- The searching tool is a usability improvement add-in. It filters and compares the related lists and views with search data configuration. It lets you make list search easy-to-use.
Key benefits of SharePoint applications
- High level of usability and efficiency
- Ease of deployment and maintenance
- Useful utility functions and feature security level
- Simplified export and import of solution configurations from test into production system
Our software team solved the issue of SharePoint complexity for user by building more extensive add-ins. One more critical point which empowers better usability is development of portal for creating solutions and utilizing already developed SharePoint add-ins. Building stable server side extensions and automated testing processes gets the best possible value out of SharePoint platform. Our comprehensive software tools address the challenge of making SharePoint and Office 365 perform day-to-day tasks with the highest possible efficiency both in the cloud or on-premises.