Setting Up to Use the Outlook PIA

The topics in this section describe how an interop assembly allows you to develop managed add-ins that call into a COM-based object model and how to set up the Outlook Primary Interop Assembly (PIA) for developing managed applications.

Introduction to Interoperability Between COM and .NET

Provides an orientation for the technology that interoperates between a managed application and a COM object model.

Why Use the Outlook PIA

Explains the advantages of using the PIA to develop managed add-ins for Outlook.

Installing and Referencing the Outlook PIA

Describes how to set up the PIA for developing managed applications.