SharePoint development environment

Microsoft spent a great deal of time during the release of Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint 2010 creating first class tools, which integrate well and ensure that the build debug release cycle is as frictionless as possible. What this means for developers is that we have a single centralized location for SharePoint development.

When installing Visual Studio 2010, the default option is the Full Install. This installation option includes everything that you need to develop everything from Windows Applications in C++ to MVC Web Applications in C#. If you choose to install Visual Studio 2010 using the Custom installation option, be sure that the option for Microsoft SharePoint Developer Tools is checked (as shown ...

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