Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Visual Studio 11 Beta - What's new in SharePoint Developer tools

Here are the most attractive features which are available/supported in Visual Studio 11 Beta:

1. SharePoint Lists and content types can be visually created using SharePoint List Designer in Visual Studio 11 Beta.

2. NowVisual Web Parts support sandbox solutions deployment

3. Silverlight web parts are available

4. SharePoint solutions can now be published to remote SharePoint server, no matter if it's on-primises or Office 365 (SharePoint Online), remote or local.

5. Full in-built support for performance testing of SharePoint Solutions in Visual studio.

6. Better intellisense and debugging support for Javascript solutions.

7. Right API intellisense for Sandbox solutions. So no need to worry if included API will work in Sandbox solution or not.

Quite interesting list !

For further details you can refer SharePoint Developer Team blog here.


  1. SharePoint is really a powerful application development platform helpful to create websites, social networking sites, business intelligence, intranet portals and lots of more.

  2. A programmer with experience in ASP.Net and visual studio might conveniently study SharePoint. To be a good SharePoint developer, you need to acquainted with each and every smaller components of this development platform.