7 features Microsoft Outlook needs today

Microsoft Outlook is more than an email application running on the desktop or the browser.

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7 features Microsoft Outlook needs today

Google Inches Ever-Closer to a Usable Office Alternative

No one who has used both Microsoft Office/ Office 365 and the Google Drive web apps (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) would ever try to claim that Google's solutions are “superior”. But the issue for Microsoft is whether Google Drive is “good enough,” which it ..

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Google Inches Ever-Closer to a Usable Office Alternative

Contoso Learning Companion Ver. 1.0 Sample

The Contoso Learning Companion provides a touch-friendly baseline solution built on top of Office 365 and Windows 8, that developers can use to build out, providing users with an aggregated experience that would otherwise require them to access multiple sites via the browser.

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Contoso Learning Companion Ver. 1.0 Sample

What’s new in Access 2013 for developers

Mike Stowe, Programming Writer, Office Developer Documentation team, authored today's post. Access 2013 features a new type of application model, Access apps, that’s makes it easy to create, customize, and deploy an app to the cloud.

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What’s new in Access 2013 for developers

Channel 9 Interview: Building an Outlook Mail App using the “Napa” Office 365 Development Tools

If you haven’t heard, the new Office & SharePoint 2013 Developer Preview has a brand new development model that should make it a lot easier and flexible to build consumer and enterprise applications running within Office & SharePoint. Based on web technologies like HTML5, XML, CSS3, JavaScript, and REST APIs, you can use your existing knowledge of these web technologies to quickly build your apps. What’s cool is these apps can not only run in the desktop versions of Office, they can also run in the web app versions.

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Channel 9 Interview: Building an Outlook Mail App using the “Napa” Office 365 Development Tools

Office Next – Building Office for Windows RT – The Microsoft Office Blog

His post on the Building Windows 8 blog included the following news about Office : “WOA includes desktop versions of the new Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. These new Office applications, codenamed “ Office 15”, have … The Microsoft Office Blog

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Visual Studio 2012: A More Productive IDE for Modern Applications

See how the latest release of Visual Studio—especially the improved IDE— helps to create an environment that lets developers do what developers want to do: work with code in a variety of technologies. Peter Vogel MSDN Magazine September 2012

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New file format options in the new Office

In the next release of Office, we have added two additional formats for use: Strict Open XML and Open Document Format (ODF) 1.2. We have also added support for opening PDF documents so they can be edited within Word and saved to any supported format.

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New file format options in the new Office

My SharePoint 2010 Development Environment Setup

There are a lot of different possibilities like installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7, installing SharePoint, SQL Server and Active Directory on one or different Windows 2008 servers. I use the following setup since almost 6 years and that worked best for me. Virtualization I suggest virtualizing your environment

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My SharePoint 2010 Development Environment Setup

Upgrade from Gmail to Outlook.com in 5 easy steps

Just last week we introduced a new personal email service called Outlook.com.

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Upgrade from Gmail to Outlook.com in 5 easy steps