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EWSEditor - February 2014 Release

There is a February 2014 Release of EWSEditor out now. Go get it!...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 02/06/2014

EWSEditor December 2013 Release - New Project Owner

A few months ago I handed over the EWSEditor project to Dan Bagley from Dan's WebDav 101. He...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 01/16/2014

Understand how Microsoft delivers Exchange in Office 365 Dedicated

Here is a link to a great talk Konstantin Ryvkin gave at the Redmond Interoperability Protocols...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 08/09/2013

Managing Affinity for EWS Impersonation in Exchange 2013 and Exchange Online W15

Updated 7/25/2013: This post has been re-written. The guidance is the same but I felt I needed to...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 07/25/2013

HOWTO: Visual guide to turn on Exchange ActiveSync mailbox logging through OWA

Because I couldn’t find a better guide out there on the Internets already, some time ago I had...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 04/29/2013

Changes in Managing Affinity for EWS Subscriptions…

The basic principle of using subscriptions and notifications with Exchange Web Services (EWS) is...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 04/17/2013

EWSEditor August 2012 Release

Download it now! Thank you for using and providing feedback on EWSEditor since the December 2011...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 08/01/2012

Exchange 2013 Developer Resources on MSDN

EWS Managed API 2.0 Technical Preview http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30391...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 07/20/2012

Check Lync 2013 developer training on MSDN...

The Lync product group also has Lync 2013 training posted to MSDN. Including a discussion of the new...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 07/20/2012

Check out webcasts and samples for Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 App development..

There are a number of good, short webcasts posted on the Office Developer Center of MSDN:...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 07/20/2012

Office 2013 Preview is here!

News Center Story: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2012/Jul12/07-16OfficePR.aspx Office...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 07/16/2012

EWS Managed API Updated! Version 1.2.1 available for download...

In a post to the Exchange Dev blog, Michael Mainer announced an update to the EWS Managed API...

Author: mstehle [MSFT] Date: 06/19/2012

Matt on Channel9 talking about EWS…

A couple weeks ago I was invited by the Office Interoperability Team to speak at an event they were...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 05/04/2012

What’s new for EWS in Exchange 2010 SP2?

The Exchange 2010 SP2 Web Services SDK was released in October but Exchange 2010 SP2 was only...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 12/30/2011

EWSEditor December 2011 Release Updated!

I recently found a bug in the December 2011 Release of EWSEditor and just checked in and released an...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 12/14/2011

EWSEditor December 2011 Release - Now on CodePlex!

Download the December 2011 Update of EWSEditor HERE. Over a year has gone by since a public update...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 12/04/2011

MSDN: New “how to” docs for building Exchange ActiveSync clients…

While the Exchange ActiveSync protocol documentation (MS-AS* documents under the links below) has...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 11/19/2011

OUTBOX: Creating EWS Service Accounts in Office 365

I’ve been asked this several times and the question usually goes something like this… Hey Matt, I’m...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 09/22/2011

Weekly Roundup: April 22, 2011 – Office 365 Edition

There were several different announcements around Office 365 this past week.  Most importantly,...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 04/25/2011

Weekly Roundup: April 15, 2011 – EAS Logo Program Edition

This roundup is dominated by the Exchange ActiveSync Logo Program announcement as I still have a...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 04/15/2011

The Evolution of Exchange Development…

The Exchange Developer Roadmap has been discussed by more authoritative sources before leading up to...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 04/15/2011

Weekly Roundup: April 8, 2011 – Microsoft Online Services Edition

The focus of this week’s roundup in on Microsoft Online Services.  Typically when you hear...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 04/08/2011

Weekly Roundup: April 1, 2011 – No Fooling Edition

First of all this is NOT and April fools joke!  This blog actually isn’t dead!  Recently...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 04/01/2011

EWS Best Practices: Understand Throttling Policies

Understanding throttling policies, their default values, and how they are applied is a key in...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 11/09/2010

EWS Best Practices: Use Autodiscover…

This is often overlooked but you should definitely use Autodiscover to get the EWS endpoint (Url)...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 11/09/2010

New OSC Providers Available for Facebook and Windows Live–Your App is Next!

The Outlook team announced the availability of new Outlook Social Connector (OSC) providers for...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 07/13/2010

Exchange 2010 Developer Webcasts – Essential Exchange Web Services Knowledge…

UPDATE 4/12/2012: I just noticed the links below are dead. You can still find the webcasts on MSDN...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 05/05/2010

HOWTO: Return To Sender Transport Agent Sample

This transport agent identifies a message it wants to reject by looking for “[TEST]” in the...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 03/10/2010

Announcing EWSEditor 1.6.1!

EWSEditor 1.6.1 is now available for download at the EWSEditor Code Gallery project site! API...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 03/08/2010

EWSEditor Update Coming Soon…

In my introduction of EWSEditor I said I’d try to get an update out in January of 2010 – now it is...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 02/24/2010

Announcing EWSEditor 1.5!

Over the past year I’ve been working with the new Exchange Web Services Managed API and I have to...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 11/09/2009

FYI: New Version of Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer Released (ExRCA) with new Exchange Web Service Tests!

From the Exchange Team blog: “Today we released an updated version of the Exchange Remote...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 10/20/2009

EWS: Exchange 2007 RTM vs. SP1 Specifying MeetingTimeZone's TimeZoneName when creating an Appointment

Prior to Exchange 2007 SP1 an article was published with some specific guidance related to handling...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 09/04/2009

EWS: UID not always the same for orphaned instances of the same meeting.

Earlier I linked to a post by Henning Krauses which discusses searching for a meeting using the UID...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 09/02/2009

OUTBOX: Setting ‘Don’t Crawl On Me’ via Outlook’s object model

A while ago Steve posted information about how to turn of various types of “crawling” in Outlook via...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 07/24/2009

FYI: DeleteItem behavior, Exchange 2010 SDKs, EWS performance and SyncFolderItems, and Named Property Mapping in Exchnage 2007+

Fellow developer support engineer, Patrick Creehan, has any interesting post about the delta between...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 07/13/2009

FYI: Can’t use Exchange Impersonation with GetUserOofSettings, SetUserOofSettings, or GetUserAvailability

I kept forgetting about this so maybe blogging it will help me remember.  As this thread...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 06/24/2009

Exchange API Team Blog: Exchange Impersonation vs. Delegate Access…

The Exchange API team has a new post to explaining the differences between using Exchange...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 06/16/2009

FYI: Issue with Windows 7 RC and VSTO…

The VSTO team has a post which details an issue that you might see when trying to deploy a VSTO...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 06/02/2009

FYI: Exchange 2007 SP2 Announced…

The Exchange team announced the upcoming service pack for Exchange 2007 recently.  The primary...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 06/01/2009

MVP Henning Krause has some good posts about various different tips and tricks with EWS that are...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 05/29/2009

FYI: In Outlook 2010 Exchange Client Extensions Are Gone…

On the Outlook team blog it was announced recently that Exchange Client Extensions (ECEs) will not...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 05/26/2009

FYI: Unlike Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010 will not ship a 32-bit version

The Exchange team announced that Exchange 2010 will not have a 32-bit version – not even for...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 05/21/2009

FYI: The Exchange Web Services Managed API is here!

As you might have seen, we announced last week that the Exchange Web Services Managed API is now...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 04/20/2009

OOM.NET: Like a good standup comic – use scope and have good timing…

Recently, I was helping someone with a Outlook item leak type issue involving a Task...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 02/17/2009

OOM.NET: Some day we’ll look back and laugh at the “Good Ole’ Days of Item Leaks”…

Misha Shneerson, a senior developer on the VSTO team, has a great post giving us hope in the next...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 02/17/2009

KB: XML schema validation errors when Exchange Web Service requests and responses have invalid XML characters

…I recently submitted the following KB article for publication but wanted to get the content...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 02/12/2009

FYI: Exchange 2007 OnSyncSave Store Events and Plain Text Message Don’t Play Nice

…Recently, I worked with a customer who was facing the problem described below.  We requested a...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 02/05/2009

HOWTO: Sample Transport Agent – Add Headers, Categories, MAPI Props, Even Uses a Fork!

Welcome to my first in depth Exchange Transport Agent sample!  If you are not familiar with...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 01/13/2009

Jason Henderson: A Brief History and Exciting Future for Exchange Development

It took me forever to get around to watching this but this is just a great presentation about...

Author: Matt Stehle - MSFT Date: 12/12/2008

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