Exchange Web Services Push Notifications Simplified

Using Exchange Web Services push notifications just got a lot easier, thanks to Exchange Server MVP Henning Krause. Henning has created a notification listener project on CodePlex. The listener application handles Exchange Web Services push notifications. The listener uses the WCF service model, and does not rely on IIS. Check it out, provide some feedback,…


The December SDK is Here!

I am happy to announce that the December 2008 release of the Exchange Server 2007 SP1 SDK is available. And now, a Haiku for you. Released new content.Updated topics for you.Go get the goods here.


MAPI documentation moved to Office

Just a quick note to all you fans of MAPI out there. Based on some discussions we had a while ago, the folks in Office have been putting a LOT of time and effort into improving the MAPI material, and bringing it up-to-date for Office 2007. Well, they’ve finished their work, and the improvements are…


Exchange Web Services Update Rollup 4 Roundup

We have just released update rollup 4 (RU4) for Exchange 2007 SP1.  This rollup fixes some bugs in Exchange Web Services (EWS), and introduces some behavior changes to EWS to allow customers and partners the flexibility to accomplish some key scenarios.  If you have written code against Exchange Web Services, we definitely recommend that you take a…


Attention all Exchange Web Services Solution Architects!

If you haven’t already, we strongly recommend that you review the Managing the Calendaring and Collaboration Process By Using Exchange Server 2007 Web Services Technical Case Study. In it you will find a technical case study of two internal Microsoft line-of-business applications that were migrated from earlier Exchange technologies to Exchange Web Services.  Hopefully these…


Exchange Server 2007 SP1 SDK update is now being served!

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 SDK has been updated and is now available for your coding pleasure! The Exchange 2007 SP1 SDK is available for download or viewable online. We suggest that you start with the What’s New page to learn about the updates made for the August release. So get rolling on your…


Transitioning to Exchange Web Services Notifications

Jason Henderson announced in his Exchange Developer Roadmap blog post that we are officially deprecating, among other things, Store Event Sinks and SMTP Event Sinks. This means that Exchange developers will have to rely on Exchange Web Services (EWS) notifications and transport agents to perform many of the tasks previously handled by these event sinks….


Enhancing Support For Custom Item Classes

The following proposal is a change that we’re considering for future Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 service packs and future releases of Exchange Server. Based on the feedback we’ve received, we have identified support for item classes, for which EWS doesn’t have a corresponding type, as one area where we can improve your experience with EWS….


Exchange Developer Roadmap

With the introduction of Exchange Web Services in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, we began to invest in a broadly capable developer interface.  Exchange Web Services is the first Exchange API to expose rich Microsoft Office Outlook interoperability to any application in a strongly-typed, Internet accessible (HTTP-based) programming model.  Because the Exchange Web Services interfaces are…