SharePoint Tools with Visual Studio 2011 Beta

SharePoint Tools with Visual Studio 2011 Beta
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VisualStudio 2011 beta introduces new set of features and enhancements for SharePoint. In this article we will see what are tools for SharePoint at high level.

  • Create Lists and Content Types by Using New Designers

    Designer now helps set up and lay out the contents of the new list or content type. The designers enable to display, sort, and group the available site columns

  • Create Site Columns

    The new Site Column item template helps more easily to create SharePoint site columns

  • Create Silverlight Web Parts

    The new Silverlight Web Part project template makes hosting a Silverlight application in a web part easier and more convenient. The project template enables to create a new Silverlight application and also provides a web part project with which to associate the Silverlight application.

  • Publish SharePoint Solutions to Remote SharePoint Servers

    In addition to deploying SharePoint solutions to a local SharePoint site, we can now publish SharePoint solutions to remote SharePoint sites

  • Test SharePoint Performance by Using Profiling Tools

    The Visual Studio SharePoint tools now provide full support for performance profiling. The profiling tools help us to identify code and other elements in SharePoint projects that slow down and adversely affect the performance of SharePoint applications

  • Create Sandboxed Visual Web Parts

    Visual web parts now support sandboxed SharePoint projects, not just farm projects

  • Improved Support for Sandboxed Solutions.

    When working on sandboxed solutions, Visual Studio displays a compiler error if we attempt to use farm-only API calls

  • Support for JavaScript Debugging and IntelliSense for JavaScript

    We can now debug JavaScript in SharePoint projects, and IntelliSense is provided when coding JavaScript in SharePoint projects. URL resolution for JavaScript is enabled for visual web parts in sandboxed solutions

  • Streamlined SharePoint Project Templates

    The SharePoint project templates and project item templates have changed. Some SharePoint project templates from the previous version of Visual Studio were moved into project item templates.

References

Check the msdn’s Visual Studio 11 Beta
Check SharePoint developer team blog SharePoint Developer Tools in Visual Studio 11 Beta

April 29, 2012 В· Adi В· No Comments
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