Introducing “Napa” – Office 365 Development ToolApr 23, 2015
“Napa” is a free app for SharePoint. Since “Napa” is web based, you don’t need to install anything on your machine to start developing for Office and SharePoint. Just fire up your browser and start coding. As your application matures and you need more advanced tools, you can seamlessly switch to the more powerful, fully featured Visual Studio IDE, and continue developing there. “Napa”, which is the easiest way to start building apps for the new Cloud App Model. As Microsoft set out to create developer tools for the new Cloud App Model and took a fresh look at the overall solution developers wanted to give to customers. It provide a lightweight, in-browser experience, so that you could quickly build your SharePoint or Office web app in the same browser where they would run. Therefore,Microsoft created a first-class development environment called “Napa”, as an online companion to Visual Studio.