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

Setting up a SharePoint 2013 Development Environment 101

Step 1 Prepare the Operating Environment Preparation of your development environment is determined by the apps you will develop and the systems you have access to.  If you want to distribute apps for SharePoint through an app catalog, such as apps…( read more )

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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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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

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

Microsoft unveils the new Office

SAN FRANCISCO — July 16, 2012 — Today, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at office.com/preview . The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets.

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Customize Outlook Ribbon and command bars in a single add-in

Despite what some promulgate as software development best practices, I like to start my projects by sketching what I envision. I don’t conduct interviews.

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The Notes Field in Microsoft Outlook

A: Microsoft Outlook uses forms for inputting content into the message store.

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Use PowerShell in Office 365 to Discover Mailbox Sizes

Michael Simmons explains how to use PowerShell to discover mailbox sizes in Office 365 . PowerShell makes administration efficient and easily repeatable.

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Use PowerShell in Office 365 to Discover Mailbox Sizes