recommended software and utilities for your sharepoint development environment

MSFT Software

  • Visual Studio 2008 sp1
  • VS Team Explorer
  • .net framework 3.5 sp1
  • SQL Server 2008
  • WSS sp1
  • MOSS sp1
  • WSS & MOSS December 2009 Cumulative Updates (or whatever the latest updates are)
  • WSS v3.0 SDK
  • MOSS 2007 SDK
  • IE 8
  • SharePoint Designer 2007 sp1

 

Community / Productivity Software

  • TFS Admin Tool
  • Firefox + FireBug
  • Flash player
  • Silverlight
  • Paint.net – some people like GIMP … i prefer paint.net
  • Notepad++
  • Acrobat Reader of FoxIt Reader
  • Fiddler
  • 7 zip
  • Beyond Compare (requires license) … WinMerge is an alternative
  • Virtual Clone Drive (ISO mounter)
  • SharePoint Administration Toolkit
  • SharePoint Manager
  • John Holliday CAML.net intellisense
  • Andrew Connell STSADM extensions
  • Lapointe STSADM extensions
  • Team Foundation Server Power Tools

 

Tools & Utilities

  • Baretail
  • U2u Caml Query Builder
  • U2u Event Handler Explorer
  • Reflector
  • SPDisposeCheck
  • SharePoint Content Deployment Wizard

 

Plugins

  • IE 8
    • Flash player
  • FireFox
    • Flash player
    • FireBug
    • Httpfox
  • Visual Studio 2008
    • WSP Builder
June 11, 2010 08:22 by rlipton
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June 11. 2010 08:46

Creating an optimal development environment for a SharePoint site

Creating an optimal development environment for a SharePoint site

don't dispose this

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