New release: Package Tracker for Outlook 2013 and Outlook Web App

The Microsoft ecoSystem group is pleased to announce the free app Package Tracker for Outlook 2013 and Outlook Web App. It is available on Office Store for you to download and use! Package Tracker helps you quickly get your latest FedEx package information in Outlook. Introduction After receiving an email message with a FedEx tracking…


Manage OAuth2.0 access tokens with Sina Weibo service

An app for Office often accesses external resources such as search results, blog posts, and videos. To do that, authorization with third-party web-services is required. In this post we share our experience on using the OAuth2.0 authorization protocol to access Sina Weibo (microblog) resources. In particular, OAuth2.0 uses an access token to authorize users for…


Enable app SideLoading in your non-developer site collection

Visual Studio allows developers to sideload apps for development and test use only. In this post, we’ll walk through what app sideloading is, when it’s appropriate to sideload SharePoint apps, and how to solve the "Sideloading of apps is not enabled on this site” error commonly encountered when sideloading apps from Visual Studio. What is…