Visual Studio Tools for Office Learning Guide

Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office isn't your father's VBA. The line between Windows and Office development continues to blur with Word and Excel now integrated within the Visual Studio IDE. Developers can use new host controls to extend Office objects, use managed code to add business logic to forms and make calls into the .NET Framework class library. There is also welcome support for IntelliSense and more robust debugging.

 Visual Studio Tools for Office isn't your father's VBA. The line between Windows and Office development continues

to blur with Word and Excel now integrated within the Visual Studio IDE. Developers can use new host controls to extend Office objects, use managed code to add business logic to forms and make calls into the .NET Framework class library. There is also welcome support for IntelliSense and more robust debugging. Find out more by exploring the resources below.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
   VSTO Quickstart
   Templates, Samples and Snippets
   Microsoft Word
   Microsoft Excel
   Microsoft Outlook
   General VSTO Articles
   VSTO Tutorials
   Reference and Documentation
   Forums and Blogs
   More Learning Guides...

Microsoft: "Visual Studio Tools for Office is a professional development environment for individual developers building line-of-business applications using the Microsoft Office System."

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  VSTO Quickstart  Table of Contents

 

  Templates, Samples and Snippets  Table of Contents

 

  Microsoft Word  Table of Contents

 

  Microsoft Excel  Table of Contents

 

  Microsoft Outlook  Table of Contents

 

  General VSTO Articles  Table of Contents

 

  VSTO Tutorials  Table of Contents

 

  Reference and Documentation  Table of Contents

 

  Forums and Blogs  Table of Contents



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   ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Brent Sheets is a former Senior Editor at TechTarget and a frequent contributor to SearchVB.com. He founded and managed the popular Visual Basic Web Directory website until it was acquired by TechTarget in 2000 and relaunched as SearchVB.com. Brent currently resides in sunny Florida with his wife and daughter.
This was first published in February 2006

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