Setting Up Your Environment

Setting up your environment properly will give you all the tools needed to build your custom solutions. A lot of what you will need is already built into SharePoint and is ready to use. However, you will also want to download and install some extra tools that will make your life easier. These tools include:

  • SharePoint Online Developer Site
  • SharePoint Designer
  • Visual Studio Express
  • Various browsers and developer tools
  • jQuery
  • Implementing jQuery in your SharePoint environment

If this list looks daunting, don’t be concerned. In this chapter we’ll explore each of the items in detail to get you familiar with ...

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