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Office Developers Tools for Visual Studio 2013 includes new project and project item templates and the ability to package and publish your apps for SharePoint to the Office Store or an app catalog.
If you don't have Visual Studio 2013, you can download it here.
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An Office 365 Developer Site makes your setup easier and helps you create, test, and deploy your apps faster.
If you have an Office 365 enterprise (E3 or E4) subscription, you can create a Developer Site at no additional charge.
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