|Microsoft Makes Outlook Tools Open Source|
|Written by Daniel Ihonvbere|
|Wednesday, 20 August 2008 10:11|
Microsoft Makes Outlook Tools Open Source
Microsoft is taking more steps to make it easier for enterprise and independent developers to create software that runs on top of its Outlook e-mail file format by releasing a pair of associated tools as open source. The tools are the File Format Software Development Kit (SDK), and the PSF Data Structture View Tool.These tools can help developers build programs including applications for extracting pictures from email folders search archives and upload data to the internet
The company recently released data formats used for its Outlook email client's personal folder to the public.
The code for the two tool sets can be found at codeplex.com according to William Kennedy, the corporate vice president for Office Communications and Forms at Microsoft.
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