Setting up to use the Outlook PIA

The topics in this section describe how an interop assembly allows you to develop managed add-ins that call into a COM-based object model and how to set up the Outlook Primary Interop Assembly (PIA) for developing managed applications.

In this section

Topic Description
Introduction to interoperability between COM and .NET Provides an orientation for the technology that interoperates between a managed application and a COM object model.
Why use the Outlook PIA Explains the advantages of using the PIA to develop managed add-ins for Outlook.
Installing and referencing the Outlook PIA Describes how to set up the PIA for developing managed applications.

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