Wonder what a Microsoft 1:1 hackathon looks like? OnePlace Solutions Teams/Graph Engagement Experience

I was fortunate enough to be involved in a 1:1 hack engagement with Microsoft recently where OnePlace Solutions hosted some eager Microsoft engineers for a week long engagement. The intention was to see how we could harness some of Microsoft's new Teams extensibility options and the Graph API, and for Microsoft to identify limitations or... Continue Reading →

Sydney SharePoint User Group – The Transition to Modern Office Add-in Development

I had the pleasure this week of speaking at the Sydney SharePoint User Group on the topic of transitioning to the modern Office Add-in development model. We discussed: The existing COM/VSTO Office Add-in development model The reasons and drivers for needing a new development model What the modern Office Add-in development is and how it... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Highlights for the Office & SharePoint Developer

What a massive week in Orlando for Office developers. So many sessions, so much new information, it really was a case of drinking from the fire hose! Thankfully most sessions were recorded and are progressively being made available along with the relevant slide decks on https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos If you only have time to watch one session... Continue Reading →

How to Debug Modern Office Add-ins on Devices (iPhone/iPad) using Firebug

Debugging modern Office Add-ins with current tooling can be quite challenging. Although the technology of the add-ins you write is consistent and conforms to web standards (HTML, JavaScript, CSS), the way the add-in is hosted in the different Office clients makes it challenging to use debugging tools (as the add-in isn’t simply running in a... Continue Reading →

Vote for our app in the Office 365 Hack Productivity competition!

  Microsoft is currently running a Hack Productivity competition for creating apps that leverage Office 365 Add-ins and/or APIs to deliver an app that increases user productivity. I’ve been working with the awesome dev team at OnePlace Solutions to cook up a modern Outlook Add-in that will run on any device and allow a user... Continue Reading →

Bug in Outlook add-in commands showing command label instead of the add-in title on first use in a session

It seems there is a bug with the Outlook add-in commands when using the add-in from Outlook Web Access. When using the add-in command (ribbon button) to open a task pane to show your add-in the label of the command button is shown at the top of the add-in where the add-in title should be.... Continue Reading →

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