Check out Jeremy Thake’s cheat sheet with new names for the confusing SharePoint and Office “apps.”
Sophisticated solutions developed by ISVs are in a different league than a hobby project app available from the Office Store.
No question, this created problems justifying a few hundred grand for a year-long effort when the CIO sees the plethora of ‘free’ and low-cost apps in the Office Store.
Read Jeremy’s full post for more insight and community comments.
Here’s the cheat sheet if you’re in a rush:
|Apps for SharePoint (old)||SharePoint Add-ins (new)|
|App Web||Add-in Web|
|App Part||Add-in Part|
|SharePoint App Model||SharePoint Add-in Model|
|Apps for Office||Office Add-ins|
|Office App Model||Office Add-in Model|