Outlook 2007

Explore the links below to find out more about developing solutions for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

This section of the MSDN Library provides resources to help you get started developing solutions that take advantage of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and the 2007 Microsoft Office system.

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Learn how to develop custom solutions in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. To view content relating to Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, click the items to the left, in the table of contents.

  • Outlook 2007 Developer Reference. Developer or API references are extended documentation sets. They usually provide application programming interface (API) documentation, sample code, and other supporting information.

  • Outlook 2007 Primary Interop Assembly Reference. The Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Primary Interop Assembly (PIA) Reference provides help for developing managed applications for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. It extends the Outlook 2007 Developer Reference.

  • Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference. The Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference contains conceptual, reference, and code sample topics to help you develop solutions using MAPI and Outlook APIs that are exposed outside of the Outlook Object Model.

  • Outlook 2007 MAPI Reference. The Office Outlook 2007 Messaging API (MAPI) Reference provides information about the messaging architecture for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. MAPI for Outlook 2007 provides a set of classes, interfaces, functions, and other data types to facilitate the development of Outlook 2007 messaging applications.

  • Business Contact Manager for Outlook Developer Guide. Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager combines the familiar appearance of Outlook with customer information management to help small business owners track customers and sales opportunities more effectively.

  • Outlook 2007 Technical Articles. Technical articles are 10-35 pages in length and provide detailed technical information and code examples. They may serve any number of purposes: getting started, providing best practices, describing a solution, discussing the use of a given object or method in depth, and so on.

  • Outlook 2007 Visual How Tos. Visual how-to articles are 2-15 pages in length and combine some of the best elements of blogs, video, and technical articles by providing a brief overview, a code sample, and a how-to video. You can read the overview, review the code snippet, view the video, and explore the additional resources.

  • Outlook 2007 Book Excerpts. Book excerpts are online excerpts of published books. Each chapter often focuses on one key solution or set of tasks as well as providing you a free, in depth look at a book. Links are included for viewing the entire book online or purchasing the book.


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