Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Launched

Microsoft has launched Visual Studio 2012 and .Net 4.5, a new solution for developers that will enable them to build modern applications "that span connected devices and continuous services, from the client to the cloud," S. Somasegar, corporate vice president of Developer Division, writes on his blog this morning. If you’re a developer and you…


Developing Apps for Office 2013

Hope you all are also super excited, as I am with Microsoft’s recent announcements for Windows 8 and Office 2013 Customer Preview  This opens up a whole new world of opportunities for developers like you and me to develop and amaze a potential audience of a billion users. The possibilities are limitless. So, Let’s explore…


FYI : Supportability of Microsoft EWS Java API 1.1 for Exchange Server 2007/2010

If you are using EWS Java API 1.1 provided by Microsoft @ and facing some issues related to it, then feel free to report such issues to below mentioned forum to seek assistance: Exchange Server TechCenter > Exchange Server Forums > Development >  I would highly recommend you to prefix the question title…


Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (pre-release) Beta Available to download

I would like to share that Microsoft® Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell® (pre-release) is available on Microsoft Download Center. Microsoft® Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell® (pre-release) helps scripters find Windows PowerShell scripts, snippets, modules, and how-to guidance in online repositories such as the TechNet Script Center Repository, PoshCode, local or network file systems and Bing…


Resources for Exchange and Office Development

I have stumbled upon couple of good resources for Exchange and Office Development last week while researching for an issue. If you would like to take advantage of access to information about protocols, file formats, standards and other technical specifications for Microsoft high-volume products then visit Open Specifications Developer Center . As part of an…


How to set Outlook Folder Description and Folder Homepage URL properties using EWS Managed API?

One of our customer is trying to update the Folder Description and Folder Homepage URL properties for Outlook 2007/2010 having mailbox on Exchange 2007/2010. We could use below mentioned code snippet to set Folder Description property as Extended Property using EWS Managed API. NOTE: Following programming examples is for illustration only, without warranty either expressed…


Download for Office 2010 Service Pack 1(SP1) is available now

The Microsoft Office Sustained Engineering Team announced availability of  Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft Office 2010 family of products. SP1 contains all Cumulative Updates and Public Updates for 2010 that have already shipped. SP1 also contains new fixes for areas of each product. For those of you seeking a complete list of changes for…


Microsoft Launches Office 365 Globally

I am exited to share that today Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Office 365, the company’s newest cloud service. Office 365 is now available in 40 markets, and it brings together Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft Lync Online in an always-up-to-date cloud service, at a predictable monthly subscription. The…


How to check current installed version of PowerShell?

To determine the current installed version of PowerShell; in PowerShell type the following built in variable : $PSVersionTable. If we use Get-Host it will just shows you the version of the host (i.e. of Console.Exe) as below:


Download Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 3 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3). We can refer to the article Description of Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 to know issues that the update rollup fixes And download it from Download the Exchange2007-KB2492691-EN package now. Important Before you install an…