MAPI documentation got Revamped


If you are developer working on MAPI then here is the news:

MAPI documentation is revamped and republished on MSDN  

Welcome to the Outlook 2007 MAPI Reference
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc765775.aspx

Angela also talked about it @ http://blogs.msdn.com/officedevdocs/archive/2009/01/20/where-is-the-mapi-documentation.aspx

For what is new and what has changed visit:

What’s New in This Edition
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc963762.aspx 

And if you are looking for sample code related to MAPI then there is no better sample available than MFCMAPI.

MFCMAPI as a Code Sample
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc998258.aspx

Also don’t get confused with “MAPI Canonical Properties” http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc979184.aspx

Because canonical properties are not real properties and are not defined in MAPI header files, you should NOT use canonical property names in code; instead, you should continue to use the exact MAPI property names in code.

Now, there are now close to 900 properties documented, including tagged properties and named properties. So let’s explore…