C H A P T E R  3

Office 365 Overview

Before you dive into developing some nifty applications on Office 365, I want to first explain what Office 365 is and how it works. If you've made any Office customizations previously, you will likely find that Office 365 works pretty much the same way. I will point out the differences as we go along.

Office 365 Architecture

Office 365 is an interesting collection of both server and client applications that allows you to experience a fully integrated Office solution. This is provided as a hosted solution, which requires little or no IT infrastructure.

Traditional Office Server Environment

To fully explain Office 365, I need to start by describing the traditional on-premise Office server environment. If you ...

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