Posts Tagged ‘Office 365’

The Office 365 API – OneDrive / Files API

The article demonstrates how to create an Outlook add-in that integrates with OneDrive for Business and gives your users the ability to attach a file to an email directly from OneDrive... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 API – Querying Exchange

Today, we'll investigate how to retrieve data such as contacts, calendar entries and e-mails from Exchange. We'll create a simple Excel add-in, using our favourite Office development toolset, Add-in Express for Office and .net, which will import Exchange e-mails, contacts and calendar events into the active Excel workbook... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 API – Authentication & Setup

In our last article, we took a 10,000 foot view of what Office 365 has to offer. The article also made note of the Office 365 API, which enables developers to integrate with and use their users' Office 365 data... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 for developers – What, How, Where?

Office 365 is said to be the most strategic developer surface area for Microsoft in the near future. So, let's take a quick look at what Office 365 has to offer from the developer's perspective... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Office 2013 Service Pack 1 offers new features for developers

Hey hey… after a year+ of Office 2013 and Office 365, we have reached the SP1 milestone! This means businesses all over the world now think Office 2013 is suitable for the business. I argue it already but that's the joke about Microsoft releases isn't it?... Read the rest of this entry →

Working with Outlook tasks: how to create, get and delete Task and To-Do items

Outlook tasks are a great way to keep track of things you need to do. I use it every single day! A task item is a standard Outlook type and by default all tasks are flagged for follow-up when created. When any items such as an e-mail, task or contact are flagged for follow-up it automatically becomes a to-do item and is visible in your To-do bar... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 2013 is for sale; Office App Store already dead; COM Add-ins alive and well

As you know, Office 2013 is now available for purchase. Like all editions before it, Office 2013 is, "the best Office yet". If it weren't, I sure hope MSFT wouldn't release it. I don't think, "This version is quite as good as the last version" works as a tagline... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Are Office 2013 licensing terms draconian?

Microsoft tells customers to start renting Office via Office 365 or purchase a severely limited perpetual license. The press hates this decision, calls it draconian, and tells us everyone will switch to Google Docs... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Microsoft, burn the boats already!

Microsoft find themselves in an entirely new and foreign landscape. The successes of their past will not help them here. The demands are new. The language is different. People here do not work as they do in the old country of their past. Microsoft must find it within themselves to match wits with their enemies and succeed... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire :: Microsoft Releases Office 2013

Three days ago, Microsoft surprised us all by releasing Office 2013. I wasn't expecting it to happen until March. Maybe Office for iOS will arrive in March instead. Who knows?! That's why this is fun to watch... 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 →

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: Office is now the Netflix of productivity suites

Office as a Service (OaaS) has officially arrived. It was inevitable really. In fact, just last year I updated the “List of Things that 100% Certain in Life” to include item #3: monthly software fees. I was just trying to be silly but it looks like I was more right than I was wrong. The [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Will the new Office developer model be successful?

I’ve been thinking about The Tablet Wars and how the market is changing. Yes, there have been lots of changes already. But these changes are overwhelming due to a single product… the iPad. Apple has enjoyed a big lead because they took the risk to create a tablet device based on the iPhone. The press [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

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