IoT : How to build .NET Core to build applications for IoT?

Do you know that .NET core to build applications for IoT? .NET Core can be used to build applications for IoT devices and scenarios. IoT applications typically interact with sensors, displays and input devices that require the use of GPIO pins, serial ports or similar hardware. The Raspberry Pi is commonly used for IoT applications….

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Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Developer : How to include EWS Managed API via NuGet in your Visual Studio solution?

As you aware Exchange Web Services (EWS) Managed API provides a managed interface for developing .NET client applications that use EWS. By using the EWS Managed API, you can access almost all the information stored in an Office 365, Exchange Online, or Exchange Server mailbox – on-premises starting from Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, 2010, 2013,…


MAPI developers: MAPI/CDO library discontinued from Exchange 2016…

If you’re an Exchange MAPI developer/ISV/Vendor who relies on Exchange MAPI/CDO then this blog post is for you. Do you know Exchange MAPI/CDO library is discontinued from Exchange 2016? Please refer @ “What is discontinued at Exchange Server 2016” which talks about the same (refer snapshot as well) and provides recommendation moving forward as well……


Download : Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Preview

Now you can download Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Preview here – you can install the bits and get hands-on experience with the newest member of the Exchange family. > Initial product documentation available @ TechNet Exchange Server 2016 library > For more detailed information you can refer: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2015/07/22/announcing-exchange-server-2016-preview.aspx Hope this helps.


Microsoft Ignite 2015 – Office 365 Development Session : Get Your Hands Dirty with the Office 365 RESTful APIs

I love this great session presented by Rob Howard; this session dives into the available scenarios when using the OneDrive for Business, Calendar, Mail, Contacts and Sites services in the Office 365 APIs. These Office 365 APIs can be called by any standalone web app or mobile device app. There are built in Visual Studio…


O365 API Developer : Download Microsoft Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio 2013

Now you can download the Office 365 API Tools, which enable developers to integrate Office 365 services such as mail, calendar, contacts, files, users and groups into their applications. The best part is now it’s integrated with Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 – November 2014 Update. Now with this, you can integrate your…


Getting started with EWS Java API

As you know the EWS Java API, a java client library to access Exchange Web Services (EWS) – a SOAP-based API and you can use it from Java or any other language that lets you POST XML data over HTTP. The API works against Office 365 Exchange Online as well as on premises Exchange Server….

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Outlook 2010 Developer Series: Developing a Real Outlook Social Connector Provider

The Outlook Social Connector is a set of new features to help keep track of your friends and colleagues while enabling you to grow your professional network. The Outlook Social Connector is available now as part of the Microsoft Office 2010. The Outlook Social Connector (OSC) brings social views of your colleagues and friends right…


Differences: Outlook Object Model vs Pocket Outlook Object Model

Recently one of my developer customer (developer of PC and mobile based applications) was asking is there any difference available between Outlook Object Model (OOM) API and Pocket Outlook Object Model (POOM) API? If yes, where it’s documented? As you know, the Pocket Outlook Object Model (POOM) API is a COM-based library that provides programmatic access to…


MIX 11: Hardware-accelerated HTML5, IE9 & Mango

Last March 2010 @ MIX 10, we (MS) announced Hardware-Accelerated HTML5, Pushes Boundaries on Web and Cloud Development. Also MS released first platform preview for Windows Internet Explorer 9, highlights commitments to jQuery, OData, expanded support for HTML5, hardware-accelerated graphics and text, and a new JavaScript engine. Together these allow developers to use the same…


How to:Get MAPI Header and library files

Want to get and install MAPI header and library files? MAPI header and library files are included as part of the Microsoft Windows SDK. Once you have installed Microsoft Windows SDK, you can access MAPI header files by using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. Before you can install MAPI header and library files, make sure that…


"MAPI_E_FAILONEPROVIDER" when you try to connect to a mailbox on an Exchange 2010 from an Exchange 2003 server

Recently one of my customer updated that when he tried connecting to a mailbox that is located on a  Exchange Server 2010 from Exchange Server 2003 by using a custom MAPI/C++ application. But it failed and it thrown the following error message: “MAPI_E_FAILONEPROVIDER”. As part of troubleshooting the issue, we tried using MFC MAPI utility…


VS 2010: Increase IntelliSense performance using Windows Automation API

The Windows Automation API library enables accessibility tools, test automations, and pen services to access a standard user interface across operating system versions. Do you know applications that use Windows Automation APIs can significantly decrease Microsoft Visual Studio IntelliSense performance if Windows Automation API 3.0 is not installed? For example, the Windows pen and touch…


Developer info : Microsoft supports jQuery

As you know jQuery is a lightweight open source JavaScript library (only 15kb in size) that in a relatively short span of time has become one of the most popular libraries on the web. A big part of the appeal of jQuery is that it allows you to elegantly (and efficiently) find and manipulate HTML…


How to – Troubleshooting errors when you try to use Regsvr32.exe with COM DLL ?

I am adding this with the respect to my previous blog post regarding error message on 64-bit windows when you try run regsvr32.exe. Usually we – the developer customers –face the issue when you try to register. I want to update you that how the RegSvr32.exe program registers and unregisters a Component Object Model (COM)…