Integrate Outlook Appointments with SharePoint 2010 Calendar Lists using Data Services

The other day a good friend of mine asked me if it was possible to send appointments created in Outlook into a SharePoint calendar list. It’s easy enough to grab this data from Outlook by building an add-in with Visual Studio, but what also turned out to be really easy was sending this information to SharePoint using its built-in WCF data services, also known as OData.

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Integrate Outlook Appointments with SharePoint 2010 Calendar Lists using Data Services

To-Do Bar Improvements in Outlook 2010

In earlier posts about the To-Do Bar you provided us a lot of great feedback. You might wonder what To-Do Bar improvements were made in Microsoft Outlook 2010. We want to present a brief overview of the work that we have done, based on your feedback, to make the To-Do Bar more useful.

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New code samples in the Outlook 2007 Developer Reference!

MVP Helmut Obertanner contributed two new code samples recently in May: How to: Import Appointment XML Data into Outlook Appointment Objects How to: Obtain and Log On to an Instance of Outlook    These code samples are presented in managed code (C# and Visual Basic). They are particularly interesting because they demonstrate the use of the .NET Framework Class Library together with the Outlook Primary Interop Assembly. " How to: Import Appointment XML Data into Outlook Appointment Objects ” shows how to use the Microsoft COM implementation of the XML Document Object Model (DOM) to load and process appointment data in XML and return the data in Outlook AppointmentItem objects.

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New code samples in the Outlook 2007 Developer Reference!