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Microsoft Office

Apps for Office: Publishing and Distribution

We close out the series on developing Apps for Office by reviewing the different publishing options available for distributing your apps. Although the most likely scenario is publicly distributing a completed app, there may be situations where you want to limit access, such as for testing and internal use. We’ll look at the different options […]

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Apps for Office: Mail Apps Part 2 – Read Mode Sample

We continue our journey through Apps for Office with a quick tour through some of the API features in Outlook by reviewing another simple App demo. Like the Excel app, this one is not designed to solve any particular problem, but rather demonstrate some of the functionality exposed to Mail Apps. The full source code […]

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Apps for Office: Mail Apps Part 1 – Setup and Activation

So far we have reviewed building task pane and content apps, which extend functionality for Microsoft office applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Mail apps, on the other hand, are an entirely different class of apps, designed to work specifically with Outlook. In this first of two posts on Mail Apps, we’ll look at how […]

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Apps for Office: Creating a Content App for Excel

This post continues the deep dive into developing Apps for Office by demonstrating how to create a Content App that runs in Microsoft Excel. The app we build today demonstrates how to work with the Office API within Microsoft Excel to accomplish tasks such as creating tables, binding to selections, and communicating between the document […]

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Apps for Office: Introduction and Overview

With over a billion users worldwide, Microsoft Office is already a premier platform for productivity, and with the release of Apps for Office, developers have a powerful new resource for extending and enhancing the suite of apps to solve new problems. In this series of blog posts, we’ll see how the Apps for Office platform […]

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Presenting Two New EventBoard Mobile Apps for Office

Leveraging HTML and JavaScript, Microsoft has introduced a new app model for developing with and extending Office 2013, known as Apps for Office. This platform allows developers to create powerful and interactive features to enhance the Office experience. At Falafel Software, we’ve used this new platform to deliver two exciting new apps to our EventBoard […]

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