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Getting Started with the Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference

Last modified: May 10, 2011

Applies to: Office 2010 | Outlook 2010 | Visual Studio

The Microsoft Outlook 2010 Messaging API (MAPI) Reference describes how to create MAPI solutions that work with Microsoft Outlook 2010. This section describes how to find the various reference and conceptual resources in the Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference.

If you are new to developing solutions for Outlook, see Selecting an API or Technology for Developing Outlook Solutions to identify the APIs and technologies that are most appropriate for your needs.

Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference Overview

Provides overview information about the Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference.

What's New in This Edition

Describes the updates in the Outlook 2010 version of the MAPI Reference.

Commonly Used Header Files

Provides a list of MAPI header files that developers commonly use.

Commonly Used Properties

Describes where to find documentation for required and optional properties.

Commonly Used Objects

Describes how to find information about MAPI objects and interfaces.

API Elements Deprecated in This Edition

Describes the properties that should not be used in the current version of MAPI.