As you may have heard, back in October, the new Office RTM'd and was named the most ambitious release of Office ever, spanning the full family of Office applications, servers and cloud services. With all of that comes a new developer opportunity - using existing Web development skills to deliver a new class of apps that augment the Office and SharePoint.
Be one of the first to start building apps that have the potential to reach millions of users of Office and Office 365 worldwide! How? The Cloud App Model for Office and SharePoint introduces the ability to create apps that extend and personalize the way you create and consume information within Office and SharePoint. You can build Office and SharePoint-based apps using familiar web development languages, favourite web development tools, and use any hosting service to run and deploy the apps. Publish and sell your apps on the Office Store to have your apps seamlessly discovered/inserted into Office and SharePoint from within the product.
To get started building Office and SharePoint-based applications: