Changelog for Office Add-ins

This changelog covers what's changed on the Office Add-in platform, including updates to the APIs as well as new features and tools available to Office developers.

April 2017

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Office Add-in tooling Released the Office Add-in Validator to help developers validate the add-in manifests. Validating your Office Add-in manifest just got easier - Introducing the Office Add-in Validator
Office Add-in publishing Released centralized deployment for deploying add-ins to organizations via the Office 365 admin center. Use centralized deployment to publish Office Add-ins

March 2017

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Excel APIs ExcelApi 1.5 beta and 1.6 beta are now available for Office Online. Excel JavaScript API requirement sets

February 2017

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Office Add-in Tooling Updated the Office Yeoman Generator to make it easier for developers to get started with Office Add-ins. Creating Add-ins Gets Easier - Announcing Updates to Yo Office
Excel APIs ExcelApi 1.5 beta and 1.6 beta are now available for Windows. Excel JavaScript API requirement sets

January 2017

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Excel APIs ExcelApi 1.4 is now available for Windows and Office Online. Excel JavaScript API requirement sets

September 2016

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Excel APIs ExcelApi 1.3 is now available for Office Online. Excel JavaScript API requirement sets
Word APIs WordApi 1.1 and 1.2 is now available for Office Online. Word JavaScript API requirement sets
OneNote APIs Introduced OneNoteApi 1.1 for OneNote Online. OneNote JavaScript API requirement sets

August 2016

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Excel APIs ExcelApi 1.3 is now available for Windows. Excel JavaScript API requirement sets

February 2016

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Dialog APIs Introduced DialogApi 1.1 for Office 2016 for Windows. Dialog API requirement sets

January 2016

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Excel APIs Introduced ExcelApi 1.1 and 1.2 for Office Online.
Released ExcelApi 1.2 for Office 2016 for Windows.
Excel JavaScript API requirement sets
Word APIs Released WordApi 1.2 for Office 2016 for Windows.
Introduced WordApi 1.1 and 1.2 for Office 2016 for iPad and Office 2016 for Mac.
Word JavaScript API requirement sets

September 2015

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Excel APIs Introduced ExcelApi 1.1 for Excel 2016 for Windows. Excel JavaScript API requirement sets
Word APIs Introduced WordApi 1.1 for Word 2016 for Windows. Word JavaScript API requirement sets