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Setting Up the Development Environment for SharePoint 2010 on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008

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When you create or customize SharePoint solutions, it is usually best to develop the solution on a local computer where Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 is installed. This article describes how to install a development environment with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. The development environment that you create by using these instructions will not support SharePoint farm installations, and you should not host active production sites with this configuration. These instructions enable you to get started with an environment that is specifically suited to developing SharePoint custom solutions.Note For a Windows PowerShell script that installs and configures all of the prerequisites and products that you will need to get started with SharePoint Server 2010 development, seeSharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script. Step 1: Choose and Preconfigure the Operating System

The requirements for a development environment are less stringent …