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Building add-ins with commands

Because of their advantages, we’re encouraging all developers building add-ins to use commands. In fact, soon we’ll start requiring add-ins submitted to the Office Store to use them for scenarios where it makes sense. In this post, I wanted to share the easiest way to get started building an add-in with commands.
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Introducing add-in commands

Back at Build and Ignite, we announced a brand new feature, that we’re very excited about – Outlook add-ins (formerly called apps for Outlook) can now place buttons on the ribbon in Outlook! This simultaneously simplifies interacting with add-ins, as well as makes their presence more visible and engaging. In a two-part series, we wanted to share our thinking behind why we invested in commands and how they work, as well as walk through a sample add-in with a command. This is the first post in the series.
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Creating Office Add-ins with any editor – Introducing YO OFFICE!

When building Office Add-ins developers are provided first-rate tooling with Visual Studio 2013/2015. Developers can easily create Office Add-ins for Outlook, Excel, Word and other Office
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New Getting Started flows for Office 365 APIs and Office Add-ins

We are excited to announce some updates to our Getting Started Experiences for Office 365 APIs and Office Add-ins. We've built this from the ground up as our goal is to empower developers to build
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Populate your Office 365 Developer Tenant with sample data

An Office 365 Developer Tenant is a great resource for developing with the Office 365 REST APIs. It gives you a place to register your app, and a user to test against. However, you have to manually add data to your user’s mailbox or OneDrive. Today we’re excited to announce a sample Windows Store App project that will populate data for Office 365 API services such as mail, calendar, contact and files.
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