Working with Web parts in the DD is not difficult, and you don't need an
extensive programming background. As this technology grows, you'll want to
stay abreast of the public Web parts that are being created. Microsoft maintains
its own Web Part Gallery, and it provides links to a more extensive gallery that
comprises third-party vendor Web parts. This link can be found at
Creating a dynamic and effective portal solution is no small task. Much of the work goes on behind the scenestalking with managers and users about how they would like to see the portal developed and understanding what kinds of functionalities are necessary to enable your users to perform their jobs effectively. Chapter 4 outlines some planning issues that you should consider before you ever put a CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive, and Chapter 5 explains how to install SharePoint Portal Server. It's going to be fun, so read on, my friend.