[IronPython] Newbie: using IronPython as a VBA replacement for Outlook scripting?
joshua.kifer at gmail.com
Thu Aug 31 09:12:44 CEST 2006
I have been working a bit with IronPython to experiment with rapid
development on the .net framework. I have no idea about Outlook
customization. If I can assume that you are building some sort of
plugin via an exposed interface and can build your own dll, then you
can include IronPython in your project. I recommend you seek out the
embedding tutorials that come with the IronPython download. Let me
know how it goes.
On Aug 25, 2006, at 6:59 PM, Ramon M. Felciano @ Yahoo wrote:
> Hi --
> I'm a Python developer that needs to do some light Outlook 2003
> customization and am dreading VBA coding. However, I'm not ready to
> a full jump to VisualStudio development environment, tools, etc. Is it
> possible to use IronPython as an alternative to VBA for this type of
> scripting (i.e. create a new Outlook toolbar with buttons that call
> IronPython code to do their stuff)?
> Sorry if this is a bozo question. I'm not sure I fully understand the
> relationship btw VBA and other MS languages, so this may be an
> apples-and-oranges task. But any pointers to explanations or examples
> would be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance for your time.
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