Code Sample: Advanced Code-Based Outlook Solution

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

The Advanced Code-Based Outlook Solution sample shows how to create an Microsoft Outlook Add-in project that is an advanced code-based solution that uses Microsoft Business Connectivity Services (BCS).


  • Installed on the server

    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1

    • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

  • Installed on the client

    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1

    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

    • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010

Download and use the sample

  1. Download the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Software Development Kit (SDK) from SharePoint 2010 Reference: Software Development Kit.

  2. Extract bcs sample from the path %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SDKs\SharePoint 2010\Samples\Business Connectivity Services to a local folder.

  3. In the folder where you extracted the files, locate the Advanced Code-Based Outlook Solution Sample folder, and then open the Readme.htm file.

  4. Follow the instructions in Readme.htm to use the sample.