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Microsoft Outlook Programming Books by Sue Mosher

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The books that you will find on this page are written by the best professionals in the area. They will certainly help you muster all tricks and twists of Outlook development become a confident and competent Outlook programmer.

   

Microsoft Outlook 2007 Programming: Jumpstart for Power Users and Administrators

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Microsoft Outlook 2007 Programming: Jumpstart for Power Users and Administrators

by Sue Mosher

Totally revised for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 to include information on new objects like Table, PropertyAccessor, and StorageItem, examples of scripting Outlook rules and creating views, and many other ready-to-run, practical samples to make your work in Outlook more productive.

Complete table of contents: jump2007.pdf (PDF, 109kb)

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From the Barnes & Noble Review: "As powerful as Microsoft Outlook is 'out of the box,' it's way more powerful with a little customization. We're not talking heavy-duty Visual Studio legerdemain: just stuff a reasonably sophisticated user can do with Outlook's own tools and features -- and some expert help. Well, nobody's more of an expert on customizing Outlook than Microsoft MVP Sue Mosher."

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Microsoft Outlook Programming: Jumpstart for Administrators, Developers, and Power Users

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Microsoft Outlook Programming: Jumpstart for Administrators, Developers, and Power Users

by Sue Mosher

This is a full revision of Sue Mosher's Teach Yourself Microsoft Outlook 2000 Programming, updated to cover Outlook 2002, as well as Outlook 2000. As very little changed in Outlook 2003 for programmers, it's also the better book for that version. 

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Professional Outlook 2007 Programming (Programmer to Programmer)

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Professional Outlook 2007 Programming

by Ken Slovak

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"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. "

   

Programming Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange 2003 (Pro-Developer)

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Programming Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange 2003

by Thomas Rizzo

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"Programming Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange is a thorough guide for building collaborative applications such as threaded discussions and electronic business documents. Early on, the book describes four types of collaborative applications: messaging, tracking, workflow, and real-time applications. Author Thomas Rizzo shows the strengths of Microsoft Outlook and Exchange Server for collaboration, including the many built-in security and administration features. Rizzo also covers Outlook 98 development, explaining how to customize folders, fields, and views (including rules and filtered replication of messages). He then shows how to create Outlook forms, with instruction on how to use components and add VBScript event handlers. "

   

Visual Studio Tools for Office 2007: VSTO for Excel, Word, and Outlook

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Visual Studio Tools for Office 2007: VSTO for Excel, Word, and Outlook

by Eric Carter

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"Visual Studio Tools for Office 2007: VSTO for Excel, Word, and Outlook is the definitive book on VSTO 2008 programming, written by the inventors of the technology. VSTO is a set of tools that allows professional developers to use the full power of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework to program against Microsoft Office 2007. This book delivers in one place all the information you need to succeed using VSTO to program against Word 2007, Excel 2007, and Outlook 2007, and provides the necessary background to customize Visio 2007, Publisher 2007, and PowerPoint 2007. "

   

Visual Studio Tools for Office: Using C# with Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath

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Visual Studio Tools for Office: Using C# with Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath

by Eric Carter

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"Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) was released in August of 2003. It brought the power of .NET to developing Word and Excel applications. While powerful, it was also lacking in some key features, and difficult to use. VSTO 2005 will be released as part of the Whidbey release. It will be incorporated in the more advanced versions of Visual Studio .NET 2005, and will also be available as a stand-alone product. It has corrected many of the major problems with the first version, and is poised to experience a rapid growth in usage. Coverage has been expanded to include Outlook and InfoPath in addition to Word and Excel. "

   

Visual Studio Tools for Office: Using Visual Basic 2005 with Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath

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Visual Studio Tools for Office: Using Visual Basic 2005 with Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath

by Eric Carter

A quotation from Amazon.com:
"Visual Studio Tools for Office is both the first and the definitive book on VSTO 2005 programming, written by the inventors of the technology. VSTO is a set of tools that allows professional developers to use the full power of Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework to put code behind Excel 2003, Word 2003, Outlook 2003, and InfoPath 2003. VSTO provides functionality never before available to the Office developer: data binding and data/view separation, design-time views of Excel and Word documents inside Visual Studio, rich support for Windows Forms controls in a document, the ability to create custom Office task panes, server-side programming support against Office, and much more."

   

Mastering VBA for Office 2010

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Mastering VBA for Office 2010

by Richard Mansfield

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"Office 2010 brings profound, new ways to extend its applications with VBA programming. This book covers the basics of VBA in clear, systematic tutorials and includes intermediate and advanced content for experienced VB developers. It addresses not just one Office application, but the whole Office suite. Further, all of the content is anchored with solid, real-world projects in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Topics include recording macros and getting started with VBA; learning how to work with VBA; using loops and functions; using message boxes, input boxes, and dialog boxes; creating effective code; XML-based files, ActiveX, the developer tab, content controls, add-ins, embedded macros, and security."

   

Mastering VBA for Microsoft Office 2007

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Mastering VBA for Microsoft Office 2007

by Richard Mansfield

A quotation from Amazon.com:
"Even if you're not a programmer, you can quickly learn to write macros, automate tasks, and create custom applications for Office 2007 with Microsoft'sVisual Basic for Applications (VBA) and the in-depth instruction in this comprehensive guide. You'll jump right into the basics of recording and running macros with Office's built-in Macro Recorder, before quickly moving to the essentials of VBA syntax, using loops and functions, building effective code, and programming applications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. Includes pages of real-world examples and techniques."