‘Office 365 Development’ category archive

Office Newswire: Are Apps for Office & SharePoint worthy of your time?

Today I have a question to get us started talking to each other. Are the Apps for Office and SharePoint worthy of your time, talent and resources? What do you think? Are you building apps for the app store? Do you think Apps for Office is a viable platform? Bring it! ... Read the rest of this entry →

How to create an Excel Content Pane App

Last we spoke, I was dealing with the limitations of the Apps for Office development model. This time, I played it straight and didn't try to exceed its limits. I thought life would be simple. I'd find a decent API to use for pulling in some data to Excel via a Content App. Simple right? ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Should Office become the operating system?

Because Microsoft has thrust upon us new version of Windows and Office, there is a lot of prognosticating by those who make a living prognosticating. When it comes to predicting the future, I believe the best advice is to do what the best weather people (man or woman) do... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Did Microsoft Sin(ofsky)? + Office for iOS Rumors are true! ++ Yammer: What’s its impact?

I appreciate lots of things about life. I’ll skip the normal stuff of family and friends… they’re a given. I’ll also skip fine wine, scotch, and a good steak. They are great and are best enjoyed with friends. But they are not germane to this post. Something that is germane and has to do with enjoying life is... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Why is Office 365 more important than Windows 8?

Why Office 365 is far more important than Windows 8? Monthly subscription fees are a beautiful thing. Windows is the OS and we need that. But what we want is apps, apps, and more apps! Apple proved it. ... Read the rest of this entry →

Creating an Outlook Mail App in Visual Studio 2012

It's time to stop messing around and take the Office web app model for a spin. In this article, I'll show you how to create a simple but useful Outlook Mail App that lets you attach notes to mail items... Read the rest of this entry →

A Guide for making money in the Office App Store

Given all the developer guides we have posted that cover the upcoming Office App Store, we thought it would be useful to offer a guide for making money with it. I’d love to say it is as easy as 1-2-3 but it isn’t... Read the rest of this entry →

UX guidelines to create Outlook 2013 mail apps

In my last article we've taken a hands-on approach on some UX guidelines for Office 2013 Content and Task Pane Apps, in today's article we'll take the same approach but focus on Mail apps for Outlook 2013 ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Is On-Premises software a thing of the past?

“Your eyes our bigger than your stomach”. – Any Parent My parents told me this all the time. I would load my plate full of food at dinner only to achieve a full tummy before I could eat it all (I still, miraculously, had room for dessert). This tendency still afflicts me only not so [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Next Office – click-to-run and Office on demand

I am very interested in Windows RT because it offers the most battery life. I don't want to re-charge this tablet device during the day. I want to put in a full days's work and charge it at night. I've been curious to know what, if any, differences there will be for Office 2013 for WinRT. ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: All about Outlook.com – Microsoft’s new Metro style email service

I know I have said it a few times here in the Office Newswire but I'll say it again. I believe Microsoft's MOJO has returned and that it is big. In fact, it is growing as we see from yesterday's news about Outlook.com and the over 1,000,000 signups on its first day... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 2013 Developer’s Guide: questions and answers

When Microsoft discusses the Office Platform, they mean Office + SharePoint. But for developers, Office means Office and SharePoint means SharePoint. Sure, they hang out together and visit a few bars when they attend the same tech conference… but they are not the same!... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 2013 User’s Guide: questions and answers

The Office 2013 Consumer Preview is upon us and with it. The fact is, there's just too much to cover. So, we'll take it a bit at a time and cover some major areas like users, developers, & IT pros for Office and SharePoint alike. As for today, we'll do something new and different… Here is Add-in Express's Questions and Answers Guide for Office 2013 User... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: New features of Office 15 to be unveiled – 7.13.2013

Microsoft expected to unveil update to Office suite. Because Office 365 includes Office desktop apps in many of its plans, this is indeed an Office 365 Newswire-worthy item. Also, this unveiling is expected to occur on Monday and I don’t want until Wednesday to tell you about after-the-fact. Over 1,000,000,000 users await the news ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Google vs. Amazon – confusing cloud offerings – 7.4.2012

SharePoint 2013 name confirmed and SharePoint store details :: We've heard this news before from the same source. But the great inspector Furuknap is back again with more news. He has new information regarding the SharePoint app store as well... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Office 365 and Microsoft Surface Tablets – 6.22.2012

Can Office 365 and Surface Tablets become Microsoft's Killer Combo? Yep, I think so. As I stated on Wednesday. All of a sudden Windows 8 makes sense to me. I think Office 365 will be a big player too. The Surface tablet doesn't exactly have a large hard drive. The Office web apps all-of-a-sudden are more compelling.... Read the rest of this entry →

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