Create cloud business apps
By using the Cloud Business App template in Visual Studio, you can quickly and easily create line-of-business apps that are hosted on SharePoint for Office 365 or SharePoint 2013 and based on Visual Studio LightSwitch technologies. Users can download and run cloud business apps on desktop computers and most mobile devices.
Last modified: February 26, 2014
Applies to: SharePoint Add-ins
The name "apps for SharePoint" is changing to "SharePoint Add-ins". During the transition, the documentation and the UI of some SharePoint products and Visual Studio tools might still use the term "apps for SharePoint". For details, see New name for apps for Office and SharePoint.
Get started developing cloud business apps provides links to learning resources including end-to-end tutorials and samples.
Develop cloud business apps provides help with tasks related to developing a cloud business app.
Publish cloud business apps covers publishing cloud business apps to SharePoint for Office 365 and SharePoint 2013.