Explore how Outlook is slightly the odd-man-out because it is the client for Exchange.
- [Narrator] When we look at Office applications,…Outlook always seems as though…it is slightly the odd man out.…It doesn't work quite the same as other apps,…and the same is true for add-ins.…You can think of Outlook as being the client for…Microsoft Exchange Server, so it's coming…from a different group inside Microsoft.…To a lot of people, Outlook is…the central hub of their working day.…And although we may well see over the next few years…that Microsoft's teams will start to challenge this role,…Outlook is going to be a big part of…people's working lives for a long time to come.…
This is also reflected in the Object Model…in the way add-ins work.…A lot of an Outlook add-in will revolve around messages…which behave somewhat differently to documents.…Another interesting point about Outlook add-ins is that…they have very good cross-platform support,…including Outlook on mobile devices running IOS and Android.…In this respect the other office…applications are playing catch-up.…The Outlook object model consists of the mailboxes as a…
- How Office extensions work
- Using the Office.js libraries
- Working with ScriptLab
- Creating an add-in with Visual Studio
- Working with manifests and commands
- Deploying and debugging add-ins
- Developing new add-in controls
- Working with Yeoman, Angular, and React
- Sideloading add-ins to different locations
- Guidelines for designing add-ins
- Using Office application APIs
- Publishing and licensing add-ins
Skill Level Intermediate
What are Office add-ins?2m 34s
1. Getting Started
2. Building Add-Ins with Visual Studio
3. Using Other Libraries and Tooling with Add-Ins
4. Add-Ins for Word, PowerPoint, and OneNote
5. Add-Ins for Excel
6. Add-Ins for Outlook
7. Distributing Your Add-In
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