Apps for Office and SharePoint
This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.
Published: July 16, 2012
Want to learn more before you begin developing apps for Office and SharePoint? Discover the advantages of developing apps for Office and SharePoint, see app examples, and watch videos. Explore the possibilities.
You're just minutes away from creating your first app for Office or app for SharePoint.
The fastest, easiest way to get started creating any kind of app for Office or SharePoint, is to sign up for Office 365 for developers. This customized Office 365 subscription includes all the tools and resources you need to start building and testing apps right now:
SharePoint Online developer site, customized for creating and testing apps
"Napa" Office 365 Development Tools, to create your first apps right within the browser
Office Professional Plus 2013 Preview
Exchange Online 2013 server
Click below to sign up for a trial during the Office 2013 Preview.
Use the following tutorials to walk through the steps to successfully create your first app, whether it’s an app for Office or SharePoint.
Create your first app for Office
Create your first app for SharePoint
Browse or download sample app projects that illustrate how to use Office and SharePoint features and accomplish common developer tasks in your apps.
Use the following links to continue learning how to build great apps for Office and SharePoint.
Browse developer-focused how to training and walkthrough videos about creating app for Office and SharePoint.