Common development concepts and tasks for apps for Office
The articles in this section provide information about concepts and tasks that are common to developing task pane, content, and mail apps to extend Office applications. Find information here about app manifests, tools, privacy and security, and more.
Last modified: May 01, 2015
Applies to: Access apps for SharePoint | apps for Office | Excel | Office Add-ins | Outlook | PowerPoint | Project | Word
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The name "apps for Office" is changing to "Office Add-ins". During the transition, the documentation and the UI of some Office host applications and Visual Studio tools might still use the term "apps for Office".