How to define add-in commands in an Outlook module

February 1, 2017

In January, a colleague and I built our first Outlook module. With the Outlook module extensibility, which was announced at Build 2016, you can create your own applications/modules inside the Outlook client. By default, you have mail, calendar, tasks, but now you have also the ability to put other applications in it.

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Combining multiple Office Apps into one global add-in

November 6, 2014

The first thing when you create a new Office App is that you have to choose which type of app you want to create. You have the following app shape types you can choose of: Task pane Content Mail Office App shapes Each of these app shape types is designed for a specific application.

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Things you need to know when implementing Azure AD in your Office add-ins

October 28, 2014

Some time ago I wrote a sample Office app made use of Azure Active Directory to get access to SharePoint resources. I experienced some different behaviour in my Office App between the online client (Outlook Web App) and the rich client. This post describes the behaviour I noticed when implementing Azure AD authentication in my Office App.

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