Announcement: Apps for Office and SharePoint blog has moved

This is the final Apps for Office and SharePoint blog post. We’ve moved to the Office Developer blog, in this new location: http://blogs.office.com/dev Here is the RSS feed for the new Office Developer blog: http://blogs.office.com/feed/?filter-audience=dev Please join us in this new location to keep reading all the latest news about developing Apps for Office and…


Cross-post from the Exchange dev blog: Customizing the compose experience with mail apps for Outlook

On 3/27, Andrew Salamatov published Customizing the compose experience with mail apps for Outlook. In his post, he talks about how you can customize your compose experience in apps for Outlook. Compose apps are available for all our customers on Office 365 and for on-premises customers that have installed the Service Pack 1 for Office…


Office 365 for Developers at //build 2014

Come see us at this year’s //build conference as we take you on a journey through the latest updates and improvements to the Office and SharePoint APIs and Services. We have made huge investments in the developer capabilities for apps for Office and SharePoint, as well as the new Office 365 APIs, which are services…


Announcing Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio — Preview

UPDATE 5/12/2014 – A new preview is available. You can now access the Office 365 APIs using client libraries available for .NET and JavaScript. See: .NET and JavaScript libraries for Office 365 APIs Office 365 APIs enable developers to integrate Office resources (such as calendars, contacts, mail, files, and profile information) directly into their custom…


All About Newsfeeds With Your Cloud Business App

Cloud Business Apps in Visual Studio 2013 allow you to easily integrate with SharePoint and use the Office 365 collaboration and social features – including newsfeeds.  You can now expose entity data in your app as a newsfeed so that users can choose to follow your app and receive posts to their personal newsfeed each…


Using the Person Business Type in Cloud Business Apps

The Person business type is a feature of the new Cloud Business App project introduced in Visual Studio 2013. The Cloud Business App project streamlines the way you build modern business applications for Office 365 and SharePoint 2013. The Person business type makes it easy to add and manage people-related data in your application. In…


New Office developer blogs network and Office developer highlights at TechEd North America 2013

Blogs for Office developers network We’ve launched a new top-level blog network that joins all the primary Microsoft-supported Office developer blogs in one central place. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/officedevblogs Figure 1. Office developer blog network main page At the top level, you can view a combined summary feed of all four blogs in the network, or you can…

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Office and SharePoint 2013 Continuous Integration Using Team Foundation Service and Office 365

When your team is collaborating on a project, you need a regular and reliable development process to ensure smooth delivery while maintaining high quality. This process typically includes frequent integrations from team members, regular builds, and testing against the new build to measure quality. Continuous integration is a great way to manage this kind of…

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Convert your Office 365 Developer Subscription Preview to a General Availability subscription to save your content

On February 27, we reached the General Availability date for Office 365, and the preview period ended. Here’s the good news: we’re now giving you the option to convert your preview subscription to a paid subscription. When you do, we’ll keep your present domain, site configuration, data, and projects intact. This short FAQ helps you…

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