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Does SharePoint Designer need Visual Studio as a Pre-requisite?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I guess this is a pretty simple question and you can say that, I'm sure. I would really appreciate if I could get answers to my following questions as I am a novice to SharePoint:

  1. Does SharePoint Designer require Visual Studio be installed?
  2. If yes, I have installed SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows 7 and will install SharePoint Designer 2010 soon (after receiving a favourable reply), which version of Visual Studio is recommended?
  3. Any great resources on SharePoint Designer would be a good starting point for me. Members kindly share.

Many thanks in advance.

Best Regards,
Gagandeep Singh

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