Summary : Create an Application Page in SharePoint 2013,How to Create and Deploy an Application Page in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012
There is not much difference between the process of creating an Application page in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010. The new Visual Studio 2012 has Out-of-box item Template to Create and deploy an Application page to a targeted SharePoint 2013 site.
In this post we will look at a detailed example of how to Create and deploy an Application page in SharePoint 2013.
Step 1 –
Create a new SharePoint 2013 Project with Visual Studio 2012.
Once its deployed you can verify the application page in the 15 hive.Navigate to “C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\15\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS” location and look for the project folder.
Also see other Developer Tutorials at SharePoint 2013 Developer Tutorials and Samples