Timer job in SharePoint 2010. How to create a timer job?

What is Timer Job in SharePoint? Timer Jobs are background processes that are managed by SharePoint. A timer job runs on a periodic basis defined in central admin. A timer job runs periodically, can be scheduled hourly, daily, weekly. Ex: User profile sync, Search Indexing The timer job is a class which implements the SPJobDefinition … Read more

What are Application Pages in SharePoint?

Application pages are very important in context of SharePoint. Application pages are stored in layout folder. Unlike site pages (for example, default.aspx), a custom application page is deployed once per Web server and cannot be customized on a site-by-site basis. Application pages are based in the virtual _layouts directory. In addition, they are compiled into … Read more