‘Office 365 Development’ category archive

Office 365 Newswire: SharePoint Online set to release new features – 2.24.2012

While we wait for MSFT to release more Office regarding the next wave of Office, SharePoint, & Office 365... we can assuage ourselves with the upcoming new features for SharePoint Online. This release is SP 2 and contains 4 super-duper-awesome features... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Creating a custom SharePoint 2010 ribbon

I'm really intrigued by Office 365. I think the way Microsoft is marketing it (and pricing it) is compelling. What I like most is the potential user base it represents. I really like that I can build a solution and publish it. I really love that people can buy it and then use it during their day. It's a bit like writing words and then having you read them... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: The benefits of CRM integration with Office 365 – 2.17.2012

I'll admit that each of these articles have some informative information. Actually, that's what information is... informative. It's useful. Each of these articles are useful in their own way. For today's newswire, these articles also allow me to riff and offer my own thoughts and opinions without requiring me to write 15 or more articles... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: How cozy are RIM, Microsoft? – 2.10.2012

I don't know about this deal with RIM. I think it was made because it makes sense from the Office 365 side. Why wouldn't they want to support as many devices as they can? Of course it makes sense for RIM too... if only to slow all the negative momentum of the last couple of years. I disagree completely with the headline's implication... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Office 365 email limits have been raised – 2.3.2012

From what I gather, Office 365 is doing okay. I make this judgment solely on the basis of the content of today's Office 365 Newswire. There is an abundance of useful content. Sure, we almost always have great editorial content... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – Using jQuery with SharePoint Online

JavaScript, whether you love it or hate it, it's here to stay. Now, JavaScript does have its quirks and irritations, especially if you're used to managed code such as VB.Net or C#. However, despite the bad rep a lot of folks have given it, it is one heck of a powerful language... Read the rest of this entry →

Moving your existing Access database to Office 365

A few years ago I had a client who since they started their business used a Microsoft Access database to track their projects and the time their consultants worked on projects. As the company expanded the database grew up to a point where they realized an upgrade is needed. I was asked to move the database to a Microsoft SQL server backend, whilst keeping MS Access as the front-end... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: 5 reasons Google Docs is not ready to replace Excel – 1.27.2012

Today's newswire is brought to you by Coffee Head Coffee Company. They don't really exist but if they did, I have a logo and spokesman ready for them. As I write today's newswire, I've already had so much coffee that I feel how Mr. CoffeeHead looks. I bet you know the feeling... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – Attach files from SharePoint to Outlook E-mail programmatically

In my last post, Save Outlook e-mails & attachments to SharePoint Online programmatically, I showed you how you can write a Microsoft Outlook Add-in that will save all the attachments on an e-mail to the Office 365 SharePoint Online Shared Documents library. In today's post I would like to show you how to do the opposite, e.g. how to attach files from SharePoint Online to Outlook e-mail messages. This could be useful if your customer has a shared library with documents they send via e-mail on a regular basis. ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Small Business Edition! – 1.20.2012

So here I was, coffee in-hand, going through the Office 365 news from the past 7 days when it hit me… there is a theme to be found here. I love it when the content comes together! ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – Save Outlook e-mails & attachments to SharePoint Online programmatically

If you're following Ty's Office 365 Newswires and read this article about Microsoft already having sold five million Office 365 seats in roughly two and a half months, I'm sure you would agree with me that Office 365 is set to change, if not revolutionize the way people use and interact with Microsoft Office. ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – Share Outlook contacts with Lync Online contextual conversations

At first glance Microsoft Lync can, to most people, look like just another instant messaging application. However, upon closer inspection it can mean so much more for organizations especially if they start to integrate it into their current day-to-day business systems... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Who will win between Google Apps vs. Exchange? – 1.13.2012

I didn't realize until just now that today is Friday the 13th. If this day and date alignment scares you... you suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia. Please don't ask me how to pronounce it. You're on your own there. Including today, 2012 will have 3 occurrences of Friday the 13th... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – Exchange Online examples

2012 is upon us and here's wishing you all a very happy and prosperous new year! Last year we've taken a quick look at What Exchange Online extensibility is and what you can use it for, and in today's post we'll take a bit more of a hands-on approach and look at some examples of performing various tasks in Exchange Online using the Exchange Web Services API... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Cloud war declared! – 1.6.2012

We've been publishing the newswire now for close to two months. I don't know about you but I'm enjoying myself. You have probably deduced by now that the newswire allows me to work out some of my thoughts and issues that bounce around in my head. I have followed the Office universe for almost 25 years. I love the platform and what provides in possibilities to businesses of all sizes... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Extending Office 365 with SharePoint applications

We write a lot about the solutions you can develop with Office and SharePoint using code. We do this honestly because we are, in our heart of hearts, developers. We write code, we read about code, we create tools that help you write code, etc... Read the rest of this entry →

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