Outlook Add-in Roaming Settings Behaviour and Shared Mailboxes

Roaming Settings are a feature of the Office Add-in Model (Office.js) and provide a persisted storage object that your add-in can use. The Office Add-in model takes care of storing the settings and making them available as users move onto different devices or different hosts (Desktop Outlook vs Web Browser for example). This works as... Continue Reading →

Here’s where the Office Add-in manifest files are cached locally for Desktop Office Apps

When a user acquires an Office Add-in from the store (for Windows Desktop version of Office), a copy of the add-in manifest file is cached locally. Often during troubleshooting it is helpful to be able to verify exactly which version of the manifest is being used, or even inspect the content of the manifest file.... Continue Reading →

How to install or upgrade to the latest Office Yeoman Generator (Yo Office)

I find the easiest way to create (scaffold) a new Office Add-in (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is to use the Office Yeoman Generator (Yo Office). This is really using 2 things. Firstly its using a tool called Yeoman, which is a generic scaffolding tool (nothing to do with Microsoft or Office). It's the Yo in... Continue Reading →

5 ways I stay updated with Microsoft 365 Developer news and announcements (Azure, Office, SharePoint)

We all learn and consume our news in different ways and through different sources and mediums. What works for me may not work for you, but for those feeling like they are struggling to keep up with the constantly changing Microsoft 365 developers landscape I've decided to share where I regularly source my news and... Continue Reading →

Global Microsoft 365 Developer Bootcamp Resources (Microsoft Graph)

Thanks to everyone who joined my session at the Global Microsoft 365 Developer Bootcamp that was focused on the Microsoft Graph (Graph, Graph API, Graph SDK & Graph Toolkit). I'm making all the resources available including the recording of the presentation so that others can use this as a self-paced learning resource. The agenda for... Continue Reading →

OnePlace Solutions partner clip from Ignite 2020 session

I was beyond excited at the opportunity to be included in the "Reimagining work with the Microsoft 365 platform" session at Microsoft Ignite 2020 with Yina Arenas and Mike Ammerlaan. It's a small clip where I share how the modern Microsoft 365 development platform is allowing us to deliver real business value to our customers.... Continue Reading →

Talking Office Add-ins on 365 Days of Cloud Podcast

I joined 365 Days of Cloud podcast hosts Rabia Williams and Mark Powney to discuss the journey Office Add-ins has taken over the last 10 years and why I'm so passionate about the role add-ins play in joining our systems together and delivering real productivity and efficiency gains for our workforce. Listen to podcast https://365daysofcloud.com/2020/09/20/episode-4-cameron-dwyer-talks-office-add-ins/... Continue Reading →

Join me for my ESPC20 Online session: Want to Learn the Key “Building Blocks” for Developing Office Add-ins?

The countdown is on to ESPC20 Online – only 7 weeks to go!  ESPC20 Online is a new virtual conference offering you affordable, world-class Microsoft 365 learning at your fingertips, from wherever you are in the world. Tune in live Oct 14th & 15th or catch up on-demand across 100+ sessions from SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure... Continue Reading →

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