Sams Teach Yourself Outlook 2000 Programming in 24 Hours shows you how to build forms in both the Outlook forms designer and VBA. This book also shows you how to write programming code both behind those forms and at the application level to accomplish tasks expected of a personal information manager like Outlook. The examples emphasize PIM activities such as creating a follow-up call for a contact, managing standard replies and deploying Outlook forms and applications. The author describes good programming practices including naming conventions, debugging and commenting. By the end of the book, you'll be able to confidently handle Outlook objects and know how to explore the application's programming capabilities to extend it further.
Sue Mosher is the acclaimed author of books and articles on Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook and founder of the award-winning Slipstick Systems Exchange Center web site full of tips for users of those e-mail applications. Her company, Slipstick Systems, is dedicated to helping individuals and organizations get the most out of their desktop programs. Much of Sue?s work involves researching Outlook and Exchange issues and presenting them in her Exchange Messaging Outlook newsletter and in private seminars and projects for clients. Sue also writes a monthly Outlook Tips and Techniques column for the Exchange Administrator newsletter from Duke Communications.