Application Shutdown Changes in Outlook 2007 Service Pack 2 Beta

As part of the performance improvements we’ve made for Outlook 2007 SP2 beta, we’ve changed the way Outlook manages the lifecycle of the application. In the past, Outlook followed the best practices for Component Object Model (COM) servers and allowed clients of the Outlook server to control the lifecycle of Outlook. This caused a significant…

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Use the Right Events for the Right Cases

One of the problems I often hear about from Outlook developers is that the sequencing of a particular event isn’t ideal for what they are trying to do. While sometimes this can be a hole in the Outlook platform, more often than not it’s because the developer isn’t using the best event for the scenario…

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Using WPF in Outlook Folder Home Pages

One common question developers have asked is how they can extend the view area of Outlook to display additional information related to the contents of a folder.  Our solution to this problem is to use a Folder Home Page along with the Outlook View control to enable you to customize the look and feel of…

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