There are plenty of tools available for the developers working on SharePoint .In this blog post, we list out some of the popular tools that are useful for the SharePoint Developers.
Popular tools for SharePoint Developers
Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Visual Studio is one of the primary tool or IDE that every sharepoint/.NET developer knows and uses it more frequently as well.
SharePoint Manager 2013
The SharePoint Manager 2013 is an Open source SharePoint object model explorer. The SharePoint Manager 2013 enables the developers to browse sites on the local farm and view every property.
Know more about SharePoint Manager 2013 in CodePlex
WSPBuilder (SharePoint WSP tool)
WSPBuilder or SharePoint WSP tool is a SharePoint Solution Package (WSP) creation tool for WSS 3.0 & MOSS 2007.
More details about WSPBuilder (SharePoint WSP tool) can be found in CodePlex.
STSDEV: Simple Tools for SharePoint 2007 Development
STSDEV: Simple Tools for SharePoint 2007 Development is a SharePoint developer’s utility that is designed to easily transform the ideas into components which can be deployed into staging or production Web farm.
Know more about STSDEV: Simple Tools for SharePoint 2007 Development in CodePlex
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK)
It is a SDK that contains various samples, conceptual overviews, tasks related to programming, references etc. which can guide the developers in developing solutions based on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
Know more about Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK) and download here
SharePoint Solution Installer
Are you looking for an easier and friendly way of installing and deploying SharePoint solution files to SharePoint server farm? The SharePoint Solution Installer tool is for you.
Know more about SharePoint Solution Installer tool in CodePlex.
Stramit SharePoint Caml Viewer
Stramit SharePoint Caml Viewer is a useful tool for writing CAML Query. Know more about Stramit SharePoint Caml Viewer and download it in CodePlex.
Sharepoint 2010 Diagnostic Log Compression (DLC)
Sharepoint 2010 Diagnostic Log Compression (DLC) is a extension that helps the developers to compress, copy and mode the SharePoint uls log files to a different location within the scheduled time for backup purpose.
Know more about Sharepoint 2010 Diagnostic Log Compression (DLC) here
SPVisualDev – SharePoint Developer Tool
SPVisualDev is written in C# and lets the SharePoint developers to develop features and artifacts with Visual Studio.
Know more about SPVisualDev – SharePoint Developer Tool here