SharePoint 2013 Tips for Visual Studio 2012 Developers

Lead instructor Jarrod Edge shares tips for SharePoint 2013.

So you’re ready to start working with SharePoint 2013 and you’re a Visual Studio 2012 developer.  Now what?  The first item you’ll need is a template or two.

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Or perhaps you want to create an App for Office 2013 or an App for SharePoint 2013.

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Your first question may be the same as mine was: “Where are my templates for SharePoint 2013?” Here is a link to download the templates you’ll need to get started.

Or you can also click to go to the Downloads page:

From here you will allow the WebPI (Web Platform Installer) to help you install what you need.

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Just click install and accept the licenses.  The download takes a while so go grab a snack or read a magazine.

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After the download, you will have the all the templates you need.  So, now that you have them installed, you can create a new “App for SharePoint 2013” project or an “App for Office 2013” project with no problem.

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If you haven’t created your Developer Site yet, do it today. It’s FREE! Here’s the link.