Custom Calendar Providers for Outlook 2007

So if you were using Stephen Toub’s Custom Calendar Provider sample for Outlook 2003, and you are testing out the awesome new Outlook 2007 features, you may have noticed that the code sample he provided doesn’t work any more. Stephen is planning to update the article for 2007 eventually, but until then, here’s the fix….


HOWTO: Exposing your VSTO 2005 SE Add-In to External Code

So with regular COM AddIns in Outlook, to expose your COM Add-In to external applications involved setting the Application.ComAddins.Item(“ProgID”).Object property equal to an instance of the object. Typically, in your OnConnection event handler, you’d do something like this: Application.ComAddins.Item(“PROGID”).Object = Me That allowed external code to get a reference to your COM addin class through…


Office 2007 Are Tea Ems?

It seems we’re done with Office 2007 and have given the “ok” to start printing the disks. It’s been a long ride with over 3 million Beta downloads! 


Hook, Line, and Sink’r

So I recently helped a customer develop a managed Exchange Store Sink. One thing I noticed is that it doesn’t seem to be any public step-by-step instructions for the Exchange-development impaired, so I decided to at least give a high level HOWTO on doing this. So here ya go… Step 1…The first thing I would…