Posts Tagged ‘Office 365’

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 →

Office 365 Newswire: What will 2012 mean to Office 365? – 12.28.2011

I can tell that a new year dawns because the majority of the news discusses one of two topics: the best / worst N things that happened in 2011 and what 2012 will mean to / for... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Exchange Online Extensibility

Office 365 includes SharePoint Online, Office Professional Plus, and Lync Online. Oh… and… it also comes with Exchange Online. Now, as an Office developer, I tend to overlook Exchange due to my love affair with building apps that target the Office client apps and SharePoint... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – SharePoint Online building blocks

Our blog is buzzing with news and updates about Office 365 and I hope you're following us on Twitter to get up to the minute updates. One of the biggest components of Office 365 is SharePoint Online and from a developer's point of view it is also one of the most customizable... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Customizing SharePoint Ribbon using the Ribbon Designer (C#, VB.NET)

This is a demo that shows how to use the Ribbon Designer to create your first custom SharePoint ribbon. This is an end-to-end demo… which means it doesn't stop until the solution is deployed and working in SharePoint. This video is just under 20 minutes and is a great way to spend the 2nd-half your lunch break... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: SharePoint Ribbon calls to me – 12.19.2011

Microsoft is in the business of building software. In fact, Microsoft wants everyone to use at least a couple dozen Microsoft products each and every day. To make this happen, Microsoft has endeavored to win the hearts and minds of developers. Microsoft figures that if they have developers that love the Microsoft platform, then they will write apps for it... Read the rest of this entry →

SharePoint Ribbon customization with Ribbon Designer for SharePoint & Office 365: C#, VB.NET

I'm pretty excited about the product I'm about to show you. It is not every day that you are able to work with a utility or tool that literally makes an activity a thousand times easier. In my previous post Customizing the SharePoint Ribbon, you most probably noticed the amount of work as well as trial and error that went into customizing the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon UI... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Ribbon Designer for SharePoint and Office 365

One of the key goals here at Add-in Express is to build tools that simplify the task of developing Office solutions. Traditionally, the target has been the Office desktop applications. But with the new Ribbon Designer for SharePoint and Office 365, we now make life easier when you want to create a custom SharePoint ribbon in your SharePoint projects... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Microsoft’s secret plan for Office 365 dominance – 12.14.2011

A couple weeks ago (actually last week), I made a passing reference to MOJO. I was speaking then of Microsoft Office 365 numbers and that it points to maybe Microsoft is starting to recapture their MOJO. But what is MOJO? I suppose it depends. I’m about to pontificate so if you want to skip to the news you can but I’ll be offended if you do... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – Lync Online: to customize, or not to customize, that is the question

What is Lync Online and why should developers care? Essentially think of Microsoft Lync as a combination of Microsoft Live Messenger, Microsoft Live Meeting and Microsoft Office Communicator. It is a next generation cloud communication service that is a hosted version of Microsoft Lync Server 2010... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 – Exchange Online Extensibility. What is it and what can you use it for?

I hope by this time you have signed up for and are using Office 365. From what I've gathered from various sources on the internet and even our local radio stations it looks like Office 365 is starting to take the world by storm... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Is Office 365 succeeding or failing, news for developers – 12.7.2011

I don't think I have slept this past week. No, it isn't what you might think. Despite perceptions imposed upon me as editor of the Newswire… it isn't because I have been spending all my time tracking news related to Office 365... Read the rest of this entry →

Customizing the SharePoint Ribbon: C# sample

If you've used SharePoint, I'm sure the first thing you would've noticed is the Ribbon UI. The SharePoint ribbon provides users with a familiar Office user interface and it is also extensible for developers. This means developers can add their own tabs, groups and controls to the ribbon... Read the rest of this entry →

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