Matter Center for Office 365 is now available in GitHub
Office Extensibility exists for a single, simple purpose: make Office more useful by unleashing the creativity of developers to craft purpose-driven, relevant experiences for their users. We’re excited about pushing forward our vision of new and better ways for users to be productive. Combining that with the creativity and vision of third-party developers from around the world and companies of all sizes, the possibilities are endless.
Improved communications and tools help you stay better informed during service incidents
As an Office 365 admin, you play an important role in delivering the best possible productivity experience for your users and organization. We heard your feedback that receiving actionable communications that are timely, targeted and accurate during service incidents is essential. Based on this feedback, we made a number of improvements and we’d like to share this progress and announce the availability of two new capabilities: push notifications and programmatic access to Office 365 service incident communications.
OneNote welcomes three new partners—cloudHQ, Equil and WordPress
Since its inception, just over a year ago, the OneNote partner ecosystem has grown to include a wide variety of complimentary partner experiences that extend the power of OneNote to a range of apps, devices, and services, such as hardware and software scanners to mail apps, web clippers, news readers and tools to bridge the physical world of paper notebooks and whiteboards into OneNote’s digital universe.
Support Corner webcast—supporting common scenarios in OneDrive for Business
Join us Tuesday, April 14th at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET to learn the basics of OneDrive for Business, including using and updating the sync app, working with the OneDrive for Business site and common troubleshooting scenarios.
Microsoft at RSA conference USA 2015, April 20-24
Microsoft will share its perspective on security and compliance in the cloud at the RSA USA Conference, April 20-24, in San Francisco.
Support corner webcast—Outlook connectivity with MAPI over HTTP in Office 365
Join us Tuesday, March 24th at 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST, when we will talk about MAPI over HTTP, which is a new transport used to connect Outlook and Exchange. We will also discuss some troubleshooting tips and tricks.
Garage Series: A developer’s view of transitioning to the apps for Office model
This week long-time developer and VP of Product, Ryan Duguid from Nintex describes what it took to make the shift going from full trust code to the apps for Office model. He explains the architectural changes, integration with other cloud services and platforms as well as how the development and servicing model has evolved for Nintex. Ryan also demonstrates…
EWS Managed API for .NET is now open source
Last month, we released the Exchange Web Services (EWS) Java API as open source under the MIT license. Since then, we have received great feedback from the community, including many contributions via bug reports and pull requests. Today, we are building on this momentum by releasing the EWS Managed API, the .NET implementation of this API, as open source. Unlike the EWS Java API, this is the first time that the EWS Managed API has been made available as an open-source library.
Office Store—new home page, new international storefronts and improved app visibility
In a year filled with big plans for the Office Store, we’re excited to make a trio of announcements today: a major refresh of the Store experience; the launch of multiple new international markets; and increased visibility of third-party Store apps to both customers and Office sales and deployment partners.
New OneDrive SDK: announcing the Android open file picker
One of the most basic and common things to do with OneDrive is opening a file, but sadly doing this simple operation hasn't been so simple for developers. We recognized this pain point and are excited to finally release the Android open picker to make this common task easy and seamless for developers and OneDrive users.
Open sourcing Exchange Web Services (EWS) Java API
Our last release of Exchange Web Services Java API was in January 2013. Since then, we’ve received feedback about several issues with our model for supporting the Java client APIs. Based on this feedback, we decided to do the work to make EWS Java API a true open source project. These improvements enable the Exchange community of Java developers to contribute and help drive the project.
The Garage Series for Office 365: What’s new in the world of apps for Office?
This week hosts Jeremy Chapman and Richard diZerega explore what’s new in the new world of apps for Office. They look at the top 5 new features including amazing content apps for PowerPoint, Excel APIs for formatting, content apps for Access, mail APIs for body and attachments and compose mail apps. Watch as Richard masterfully…