Getting Started with the Outlook 2013 MAPI Reference

Last modified: February 01, 2013

Applies to: Outlook

The Microsoft Outlook 2013 Messaging API (MAPI) Reference describes how to create MAPI solutions that work with Microsoft Outlook 2013. This section describes how to find the various reference and conceptual resources in the Outlook 2013 MAPI Reference.

If you are new to developing solutions for Outlook, see Selecting an API or technology for developing solutions for Outlook 2013 to identify the APIs and technologies that are most appropriate for your needs.

Outlook 2013 MAPI Reference Overview

Provides overview information about the Outlook 2013 MAPI Reference.

What's New in This Edition

Describes the updates in the Outlook 2013 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.