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Brand New to setting up SharePoint web pages need to know how to start

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 17, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi Guys I have been assigned the task of creating a "scripts" web page for our SharePoint environment. Up to now I thought no issue create it in Front Page with all the necessary form fields and load it up into SharePoint.... boy was that a RUDE awakening!!    So, now that I am a little more SharePoint Aware and have attempted to use a Page Viewer Web Part  - I know I need more education.  My Problem like most is that I don't wish to start in some obscure corner of the SharePoint World as I do have to get this project rolled out at some point. My questions will revolve around my project so let me explain what it is supposed to do and perhaps someone would be kind enough to point me in the right direction: I have fields on a page that a client will fill in Once filled in from the web page the client clicks submit with the submit the form should be emailed to 2 separate locations A second page should pop up at this point to remind the client to also call it in to be sure.... So to do this should I go on a SharePoint Designer training rampage or would I be better to do Visual Studio training? Or are there other possibilities that I may not even be aware of as yet? (display through Page Viewer Web Part does not seem to be what I need!) Thanks,

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