I have just started to use SharePoint 2013 and I want to create a simple app with VS2012.

How can I create and deploy an apps in SharePoint 2013 step by step? Can anyone provide a quick start guide?


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I would recommend these links

You should install the VS2012 tools : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/apps/fp123627

You can use Office 365 to build SharePoint app either hosted in the cloud or locally (to avoid installing SharePoint 2013 on your dev environment.

Hope it helps !

  • Francois,Can you elaborate, how to use office 365 to build SP app hosted in the cloud?
    – samolpp2
    Dec 9, 2015 at 13:58

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