Professional Outlook 2007 Programming
Written by one of the most popular and knowledgeable Microsoft Outlook MVPs, this book emphasizes the many new and exciting Outlook 2007 programming features. Ken Slovak shows you all you need to know to develop everything from Outlook custom forms and personal productivity macros to advanced COM add-ins that use a range of Microsoft technologies.
The Outlook 2007 model fulfills many of the requests that Outlook developers have been making for years. You'll see how many of the programming properties that are considered vital, but were previously unavailable in older versions of Outlook, now exist. Real-world examples show you how to solve common Outlook programming problems. Plus, you'll learn common workarounds for Outlook programming bugs. You'll quickly discover why you'll rarely if ever have to leave the Outlook object model to do what you want with your code when using Outlook 2007.
What you will learn from this book
Various properties, methods, and events in the new unified Outlook model
How to customize the Outlook user interface
Ways the interface works with other applications
How to use VSTO 2005 V3
How a task management system can utilize the new To-Do bar
Who this book is for
This book is for professional or advanced developers who want to take full advantage of the power of the unified Outlook object model in Outlook 2007, and who want to learn the important new features in the unified object model. Existing knowledge of Outlook programming is not required.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Ken Slovak is president of Slovak Technical Services, a company specializing in Outlook, Exchange, and Office custom development and consulting. He has been an Outlook MVP since 1998. He has coauthored Programming Microsoft Outlook 2000, Professional Programming Outlook 2000, Beginning Visual Basic 6 Application Development; contributed material to other Outlook books; and written numerous magazine articles about Outlook. He makes his home in central Florida with his wife and dog and enjoys swimming, fishing, cooking, and chasing squirrels for the dog’s amusement.