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1) Is there a Word hello world example ?
Yes. Microsoft has an example which has been uploaded to their Office Add-in Samples repository on github.
This sample will help you understand the two fundamental components of an Office Add-in (xml manifest and web page).

link - github.com/OfficeDev/Office-Add-in-samples/tree/main/Samples/hello-world/word-hello-world 

2) Is there a Word hello world example that uses NotePad and allows me to quickly edit the code ?
Yes. We have an example which has been uploaded to our repository on github.
This sample uses NotePad, NPM and Webpack and lets you run a localhost web server.

link - github.com/OfficeAddins/helloworld-word 

3) When will the Word 1.4 API be released ?
At the moment 1.4 is only available on Word Online as a preview.
Microsoft has not provided a release date yet.
This is a question we have been asking for a while, here is the link to the same asked in the Microsoft Forum.

link - docs.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/338136/what-is-the-timeline-for-releasing-wordapi-14.html 


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