How to Create an App For SharePoint Using Office 365 Tools

In this article you can learn how to create an app for SharePoint using the “Napa” Office 365 Development tools.

Introduction

In this article you can learn how to create an app for SharePoint using the “Napa” Office 365 Development tools.

Prerequisites

  1. Ensure you have access to the Office 365 online.
  2. Ensure Napa tool is available in your site.

Procedure to be used

  1. Go to the site contents.

    Site Contents
  2. Select "Napa Office 365 Development Tools"

    Napa Office 365 Development Tools

  3. Add a new project.

    New project

  4. Select "App for SharePoint" and enter the project name as “MyFirstApp” and click on the "Create" button.

    MyFirstApp

  5. The code editor opens and shows the default webpage, this page already contains some sample code that you can run without writing any code.

    code editor

  6. The preceding sample code fetches the logged in user name and displays it in the app.
  7. The preceding sample code fetches the logged in user name and displays it in the app.
  8. Now to run the app click on the "Play" button  that is available toward the left-most corner.

    play button

  9. The app is packaged, deployed, and installed on your Office 365 Site.

    app

  10. The screen for the app for SharePoint appears.

    app for SharePoint

Summary

Thus in this article you saw how to create an app for SharePoint using Office 365 Tools.