In this post, I’m going to describe my setup and some of the software and system requirements I needed for getting a SharePoint 2013 development environment up and running. I’ll try to update this post as new releases of the Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 are released or I make major changes or discoveries as time progresses.
Development Environment Setup
I’ve been using CloudShare for some of my SharePoint 2013 development ever since I purchased my new MacBook Air 11 inch which is maxed out at 8 GB and running Parallels so I can run Windows 7. But recently I’ve decided to pull out my old Dell Precision M6500 laptop which has 16 GB to get a SharePoint 2013 development environment set up locally. This beast is a great laptop for SharePoint development, but it is very heavy (the power supply is heavier then my MacBook Air). …
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