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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
  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