Category: Office 365

Office 365 API – Authentication & Setup

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. Before we can access the users’ data, we’ll need to […]

Office 365 for developers – What, How, Where?

Office 365 for developers – What, How, Where?

With Build and Ignite behind us we’ve seen some pretty incredible things from Microsoft, from mobile to virtual reality. If you haven’t watched the Build keynote or some of the sessions yet, I encourage you to do so. Office 365 for the future These are very exciting times, especially for […]

Creating Apps for Microsoft Outlook

Creating Apps for Microsoft Outlook

In the last couple of weeks we’ve explored many aspects of both Google and Microsoft’s online offerings when it comes to Office productivity. Gmail provides us with two options to add our own custom functionality in the form of sidebar and contextual gadgets. Microsoft offers the JavaScript API for Office […]

Building custom task panes for Word 2013 – 2003

Building custom task panes for Word 2013 – 2003

Task panes provide a great way to deliver a custom user interface inside Microsoft Word if the standard ribbon bar simply does not suffice. It gives you the opportunity to display a fairly large amount of information to the user as well as giving the user the option to hide […]

Office 365 – Using jQuery with SharePoint Online

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 […]

Moving your existing Access database to Office 365

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 […]

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

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

In my last post 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 […]

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

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 […]

Office 365 – Share Outlook contacts with Lync Online contextual conversations

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. For example, if you’re an insurance firm running a […]

Office 365 – Exchange Online examples

Office 365 – Exchange Online examples

In this blog post on Add-in Express I show you how to do various tasks in Microsoft Exchange Online. A lot of code examples are included as well as a sample project with all the source code. Enjoy! Read it on Add-in Express. To see all my Add-in Express blog […]