Introduction to SharePoint Apps

This chapter will introduce the new SharePoint 2013 application model. We will describe why the app model exists, how it differs from the previous development models for SharePoint, and where SharePoint apps fit into the Microsoft ecosystem, including Azure, Windows 8, and Windows Phone. In this chapter, we will go over the following points:

  • Why there is a new application model for SharePoint 2013.
  • How full-trust and sandbox solutions fit into the new paradigm.
  • How SharePoint apps relate to Microsoft’s online offerings, including Office 365, Azure, and SQL Azure.
  • When and why to use SharePoint solutions ...

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