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Building add-ins with commands
Building add-ins with commands
Today we bring you the second in a two-part series of guest blog posts from Andrew Salamatov, a Senior Program Manager with our Outlook team. You can find the first part here. Enjoy! Because of their advantages, we’re encouraging all developers building add-ins to use commands. In fact, soon we’ll start requiring add-ins submitted to the ...
Introducing add-in commands
Introducing add-in commands
Today we bring you the first in a two-part series of guest blog posts from Andrew Salamatov, a Senior Program Manager with our Outlook team. You can find the second part here. Enjoy! Back at Build and Ignite, we announced a brand new feature, that we’re very excited about – Outlook add-ins (formerly called apps for Outlook) can now place...
File Handler Add-Ins Now Generally Available in Office 365
File Handler Add-Ins Now Generally Available in Office 365
During Build and Ignite 2015, we announced the preview refresh of File Handler add-ins. This add-in type allows developers to create their own custom viewers and editors for non-Microsoft file types in SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Outlook Web App. We are pleased to announce that this feature is now ...
Getting Started flows for Office 365 APIs and Office Add-ins
Getting Started flows for Office 365 APIs and Office Add-ins
We are excited to announce some updates to our Getting Started Experiences for Office 365 APIs and Office Add-ins. We've built this from the ground up as our goal is to empower developers to build solutions for their customers that use Office, and we think having a good on ramp on our site is an important part of your ...
Office 365 Groups REST API
Office 365 Groups REST API
I recently did an Office 365 dev podcast with Jeremy and Richard, and they mentioned that I should do a blog on the Office 365 Groups API. Since we launched the preview of the Groups API in May this year, there has been a lot of interest in the community of using the Groups API and building apps on top of it. I will focus ...
Require.js in SharePoint Online on First Release Tenants
Require.js in SharePoint Online on First Release Tenants
As some of you in the community have noticed, there has been a recent change to the SharePoint Online service that includes Require.js references. Require.js is a JavaScript file and module loader. Many of you in the community have been using Require.js and might be considering using the file as provided by Microsoft. We want...
Property Manager Hero Demo version 2 Ships!
Property Manager Hero Demo version 2 Ships!
We've been working hard on getting v2 of the Property Manager Hero Demo shipped to Github.com. We had a lot of success with v1 of this hero demo. This was demonstrated in our Office 365 kick off sessions at both the Build 2015 session and Ignite 2015 session. The demo was also showcased in the Integrating Web Apps with Office 365 and iOS, ...
Populate your Office 365 Developer Tenant with sample data
Populate your Office 365 Developer Tenant with sample data
An Office 365 Developer Tenant is a great resource for developing with the Office 365 REST APIs. It gives you a place to register your app, and a user to test against. However, you have to manually add data to your user’s mailbox or OneDrive. Today we’re excited to announce a sample Windows Store App project that will populate data for ...