2. Introduction to SharePoint Development in Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 provides the templates and tools you need to develop complete SharePoint solutions. In this chapter you will create your first SharePoint solution and we will introduce you to some of the projects, project item templates, and tools that are in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint development.

Creating a SharePoint Solution

First, make sure you have followed the setup instructions in Appendix A, “Preparing for SharePoint Development.” Once your machine is set up, you will need to launch Visual Studio as an administrator. The SharePoint projects in Visual Studio require administrator privileges to interact with SharePoint. To launch Visual Studio as an administrator, ...

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