I'm about to start developing a custom business application on top of Sharepoint 2010. I haven't done anything on this product but client insists on it so I don't have a choice.
I have to build a complex business application that will use its own DB on MS SQL 2008 R2. Authentication will be done using client certificates and will connect to AD FS on the server side, but as this app will run under Sharepoint all this will be done by it. I won't have to handle authentication/authorisation.
Application will run processor intensive business processes and it will support three different user access levels (admins, managers and users). Every business process will have at least one screen, but most probably more than just one. For instance I will have something similar to master/detail views, and I guess each of these should be a separate screen/webpart/whatever.
Application will display custom controls that will support business processes. These controls will be custom made, because they're not used in usual applications.
Application should be client rich, so I would like to use client libraries like jQuery or even better ExtJS if at all possible. It should be asynchronous using Ajax functionality.
I don't like inventing water so I'd like to ask you guys that've already done this kind of stuff and know which one is better/faster/easier/performant/etc.
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