Today we announced the release of Office Developer Tools March 2014 Update which includes a number of updates for Office & SharePoint developers.
If you have downloaded Visual Studio 2013, you would have noticed a new project template called ‘Cloud Business Application‘ under the ‘Office/SharePoint->Apps‘ category: So what is a Cloud Business App (CBA)?
One of the cool features app for SharePoint developers get in Visual Studio 2013 is the ability to create MVC web application projects as the remote web application for provider-hosted and autohosted apps.
Office Developer Tools uses the Web Platform Installer (WebPI) to install the latest version of the tools.
Today we released Office Developer Tools for VS2012 RTW and is available for download here – http://aka.ms/OfficeDevToolsForVS2012 There are some great updates to this release, few mentioned below: First and foremost, you do not need to run Visual Studio 2012 as an administrator to build apps for SharePoint!
This is one of my favorite features introduced in the Office Developer Tools for SharePoint app development – we call it ‘Fast Update’ !