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Go back to Creating a Dev Environment

Install Visual Studio 2012 on the virtual machine
Well, what to say? You're a developer, aren't you? What you're waiting for!

Install Tools
Now install SharePoint specific templates.

  1. Download the Microsoft Office Tools for Visual Studio 2012 at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/apps/fp123627.aspx
  2. Click the Download the Tools link.
  3. Wait while Web Platform Installer 4.5 does murky things which take a lot of time.
  4. Install Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012.

Note: VS 2013 Already includes the Developer Tools

See Also


An important place to find a huge amount of SharePoint related articles is the TechNet Wiki itself. The best entry point is SharePoint Resources on the TechNet Wiki