Jason Henderson: A Brief History and Exciting Future for Exchange Development

It took me forever to get around to watching this but this is just a great presentation about Exchange development’s future at PDC.  He does a great job of explaining where we’ve been as well… Learn about the Exchange Web Services Managed API and how Exchange is getting “Cloud Ready” at PDC’08 This is an…


FYI: The MAPI docs have moved…

The MAPI docs have been revamped and moved from Exchange to Outlook 2007 in MSDN.  As Thom points out – they did great work on these updated docs.  Steve also has a post about this along with an overview.  If you are interested in MAPI, go check them out!


OOM.NET: New Outlook Hotfix for Item Leak Scenarios

The latest hotfix package for Outlook was released this week which resolves many of the .NET item leak side effects in the calendar by changing the behavior of Outlook to not reuse calendar item references in memory and instead reload them from the store.  The KB article calls out a specific scenario of unintentionally saving…


Now THAT is a shutdown!

Steve asked me to link to a post from Ryan Gregg detailing some changes in Outlook 2007 SP 2 Beta.  Here is what Steve wrote… Ryan posted an article about some changes we’re making in Outlook 2007 SP2. The gist is we’re changing Outlook’s shutdown behavior to always shutdown regardless of whether there are other…


FYI: Exchange API spotting – Exchange 2007 SP1 RU4 Released

The Exchange Development Blog has a new post about the recently released Rollup 4 for Exchange 2007 SP 1.  There are several key changes to Exchange Web Services in this release that are discussed in the post… “…If you have written code against Exchange Web Services, we definitely recommend that you take a look at…


TalkBack: Synchronous Event Processing In Your Custom Applications

The Exchange Developer blog has a post updating the future vision of Exchange development.  If you remember, there was a post on the Exchange Team blog back in September 2005 that gave us the first glimpse of this vision leading up to Exchange 2007.  The vision has come into focus some more but the overall direction…


Hey, that’s me!

The Exchange SDK has just been refreshed.  Part of that refresh includes pictures of Steve, Glen, and me by our blog feeds displayed on the main page – pretty neat!


OUTBOX: Understanding and Fixing Slow Exchange Web Services Code (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series I showed how to and the importance of doing the minimal number of requests, emphasizing the use of the IdOnly shape until we really needed more properties.  I also illustrated the effect of batching requests and finding a balance between the number of items requested in a batch and…


Understanding How You Use This Blog

Ed has asked if a few of us could help out with his survey by posting a link to it here… Greetings Blog Readers, My name is Ed Jolly, and I am a director in the Commercial Technical Support (CTS) organization at Microsoft. I am here to request a few minutes of your time. We…


Take Notice of Exchange Web Service Notifications

The Exchange API-spotting blog, which is run by the Exchange MSDN content and Exchange API product  folks, as a new post about the transition from store event sinks to Exchange Web Service notifications.  The aim is to provide some more detail about notifications and try to directly answer some questions that have been posed by…