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What are apps for SharePoint?

Apps are small, easy-to-use, stand-alone applications that solve a need for your users or business.

Site owners can install, upgrade, and uninstall them on their SharePoint sites without farm or site collection admins.

Be inspired by apps


Contoso catalog app

Contoso catalog app

A provider-hosted app in a Windows Azure web site that integrates with SharePoint workflow.

Contoso incubator search app

Contoso incubation search app

A SharePoint-hosted app that uses SharePoint Search and Bing Search.

Contoso event coordinator app

Contoso event coordinator app

A provider-hosted app in a Windows Azure web role that integrates with a SharePoint calendar.

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What is SharePoint

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Why build apps

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What apps can do

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Map concepts to apps

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API landscape

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SharePoint-hosted apps

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ACS Provider-hosted apps

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High-trust apps

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Cross-domain apps

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Hosting options

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App types at a glance

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Data storage options

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External data access options

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Get SharePoint data

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SharePoint workflows