The Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Preview image provides the capability to quickly provision a development environment for Web/SQL development and for SharePoint 2013 development on an Azure Virtual machine. The image contains the following components:
· Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Preview
· SQL Server 2012 Express
· SharePoint 2013 Trial
· Scripts to provision SharePoint 2013 and SQL Express
The scripts on the image allow you to configure the virtual machine for either SQL, Web development or for SharePoint development.
The virtual machine can be provisioned through the portal or through PowerShell and PowerShell Remoting. This tutorial will guide you through both options.
NuPack is a package management system for .NET. The goal of NuPack is to make the process of incorporating third party libraries into your solutions as simple as possible.
Right-click on References and click Add Package Reference…
Solution Navigator is a new VS 2010 tool window provided with this week’s update. It acts like an enhanced Solution Explorer. It merges functionality from Solution Explorer, Class View, Object Browser, Call Hierarchy, Navigate To, and Find Symbol References all into one tool window – and is pretty darn cool.