Office Add-ins code samples
This section contains walkthroughs for code samples, and shows where to find downloads for additional apps for Office code samples.
Last modified: May 01, 2015
Applies to: Access apps for SharePoint | apps for Office | Excel | Office Add-ins | Outlook | PowerPoint | Project | Word
Learn more about supported hosts and other requirements.
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". For details, see New name for apps for Office and SharePoint.
Great code samples are key to getting up and running quickly, so take a look at the Apps for Office and SharePoint Samples page in the MSDN Code Gallery. You can download all of the apps for Office code samples at once as a sample pack, or browse and download individual code samples.
You can find even more apps for Office code samples on dev.office.com.
Some of the code samples available for task pane and content apps are:
Some of the code samples available for mail apps are:
Take advantage of the community feature that lets you request a code sample if we don't have one you'd like to see. We take those requests, along with other doc feedback and use them in our continuous updates to the content and samples. So please, let us know if you'd like to see something!
If you use the Napa Office 365 Development Tools to create apps for Office, you can share the code and pages in your Napa project with someone else using the Share Project feature.