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Building a Cloud Business App: Kudos
SharePoint Developer Team
Office 365 is an ideal business app platform providing a core set of services expected in today’s business apps and a central location for installing, discovering, and managing apps. Office 365 makes these business apps available where users already spend their time - in SharePoint and Office . Visual...
31 Oct 2013
Debugging SharePoint 2013 workflows using Visual Studio 2013
SharePoint Developer Team
Learn about the new tools for remotely debugging workflows in Visual Studio 2013. In Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012, we enabled remote event debugging using Windows Azure Service Bus . Now, in Visual Studio 2013, we have implemented a similar approach for remotely debugging workflows in...
30 Oct 2013
Announcing Visual Studio 2013 RTM
Office Developer Team
Visual Studio 2013 RTM is now available for download! This release brings you the latest set developer tools for the Office platform. We are excited to share an overview of the new features available to you in this release. Office 365 Cloud Business App Visual Studio 2013 introduces a new project...
17 Oct 2013
Introducing MVC support for apps for SharePoint
Apps are essentially web applications. If you know how to build a web application, you know how to build an app for SharePoint. Prior to Visual Studio 2013 Preview, you were able to create apps for SharePoint with an ASP.NET Web Forms project application. Now, in Visual Studio 2013 Preview, you can choose...
9 Jul 2013
Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Preview released!
This morning at the Microsoft Build Developer conference in San Francisco, S. Somasegar, Corporate VP for Developer Division, announced Visual Studio 2013 Preview . It’s an exciting moment for the Office Developer Tools team because of the great effort the team put in for this release. Office...
26 Jun 2013
Localizing host web features in apps for SharePoint
Update [7/3/2013]: If you’re using Visual Studio 2013 you don’t need the workaround described in this article. For more information, see Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Preview released! Visual Studio 2012 can’t localize host web features by itself. Learn about a tool that you can use to...
29 May 2013
June 3 session: Develop apps for SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012
My name is Xiaoying Guo, and I’m a program manager on the Microsoft Office Developer Tools team in Visual Studio. On June 3, I’m giving a talk on building apps for SharePoint using Visual Studio 2012. The talk is organized by the .NET Developers Association and will be held in Building 40 on the Microsoft...
28 May 2013
Office and SharePoint 2013 Continuous Integration Using Team Foundation Service and Office 365
When your team is collaborating on a project, you need a regular and reliable development process to ensure smooth delivery while maintaining high quality. This process typically includes frequent integrations from team members, regular builds, and testing against the new build to measure quality. Continuous...
22 May 2013
How to move or archive your Napa app projects
The "Napa" Office 365 Development Tools that you can install to your Office 365 Developer Site provide an ideal way to get started developing apps for Office and SharePoint: a browser-based authoring tool that lets you develop apps without installing software locally or leaving your Office...
6 May 2013
Building great-looking apps for Office using the new project templates
Michael Zlatkovsky (MSFT)
In last month's release of Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012, the app for Office project templates were redesigned―adding better styling, better structure, and better code to newly-created projects. This post will highlight the benefits offered by the new templates, along with tips for using...
16 Apr 2013
Update to debugging SharePoint 2013 remote events using Visual Studio 2012
Learn about the new tools for debugging remote event receivers in the RTM version of the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012. In “Preview 2” of the Office Developer Tools that we released last October, we enabled remote event debugging, as detailed in Debugging Remote Event Receivers with Visual...
21 Mar 2013
Quickly start developing apps with the new “0-60” developer experience
The new “0-60” developer experience allows you to start developing apps for Office and SharePoint in minutes instead of days.This new developer experience begins in your Office 365 developer site, so read on to learn some tips to get the most out of it. Hello there, I’m Humberto...
21 Jan 2013
Debugging Remote Event Receivers with Visual Studio
Editor’s update (3/21/2013) : The RTM version of the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 include tools for debugging remote event receivers. You no longer have to follow the procedure described in this post. Chakkaradeep just published a post about the new tools for debugging remote event receivers...
3 Jan 2013
A closer look at apps for Outlook
Rolando has already given an overview of how apps for Office work , so today I'm going to drill into how apps for Office run within Outlook. Apps for Outlook, or "mail apps" as they are sometimes called in our developer documentation, are apps for Office that are optimized for running in Outlook against...
20 Sep 2012
Apps for Office and SharePoint video series
This week, we are super excited to kick off a new series of videos dedicated to apps for Office and SharePoint on Channel 9: Inside apps for Office and SharePoint . It’s a great opportunity to listen to our engineering leads talk about the new cloud app model for Office and SharePoint, and why...
17 Sep 2012
Using a Windows Azure SQL Database with Autohosted apps for SharePoint
This article is brought to you by Thomas Mechelke, Program Manager for SharePoint Developer Experience team. Thomas has been monitoring our new apps for Office and SharePoint forums and providing help on various topics. In today's post, Thomas will walk you through how to use a Windows Azure SQL Database...
13 Aug 2012
Building apps with Visual Studio and Windows Azure
Hi! My name is Jay Schmelzer and I’m the Director of Program Management for the Visual Studio BizApps team. My team delivers the Visual Studio tooling that enables developers to target the Office, SharePoint and Windows Azure platforms. With the release of the new Office , it’s an exciting...
10 Aug 2012
Building apps for SharePoint and Office 365
This article is brought to you by Howard Crow, Principal Group Program Manager for SharePoint Developer Experience team. Thanks for reading us ! My name is Howard Crow, and I have been working on SharePoint since the beginning. I am now the Group Program Manager of the Developer Experience team. Today...
27 Jul 2012
The background on apps for Office and SharePoint
I'm Brian Jones
Hi, my name is Brian Jones and I'm the group program manager for the Office Solutions Framework team. I wanted to follow up on Ludo's blog post last week where he introduced the Office Store and the new Office cloud app model. I've been working on extensibility technologies in Office for the past 13...
23 Jul 2012
Introducing the new Office cloud app model
Hello, my name is Ludovic Hauduc and I’m General Manager for the Office Platform and Store teams. It’s a really exciting time for us, as we announced yesterday the customer preview of the new Office. As you can see from the press release and the Office Next blog , we’re making deep...
17 Jul 2012
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