By Kathleen McGrath
Praise for VSTO for Mere Mortals™
"This is the publication I want i might had while i used to be first brought to VSTO and the .NET Framework. it will likely be useful not just to these contemplating VSTO, yet for an individual transitioning from workplace VBA to visible Basic.NET. the big variety of matters coated offers an access element for the extra in-depth, developer-oriented documentation to be had on MSDN and elsewhere."
–Cindy Meister, MS be aware MVP
" VSTO for Mere Mortals™ does an excellent activity of creating a bridge among the worlds of VBA and VSTO. Kathleen and Paul express how a VBA developer could have the richness of place of work and likewise the ability, maintainability, and safety of visible Studio. They succeeded in writing a ebook that's approachable, comprehensible, and compelling."
–KD Hallman, basic supervisor, Microsoft, Developer department
"This e-book is a wonderful selection for VBA builders trying to make the change to .NET improvement for workplace utilizing visible Studio instruments for workplace. normally VB.NET code is gifted along similar VBA code to aid illustrate key conceptual and utilization differences."
–Steve Hansen, OfficeZealot.com, writer of gaining knowledge of Excel 2003 Programming with VBA and coauthor of gaining knowledge of Excel 2000 top class version
"Visual Studio 2005 instruments for place of work is how to opt for construction controlled place of work purposes. if you are relocating from VBA to controlled code, this booklet exhibits you the way."
–Ken Getz, Senior advisor, MCW applied sciences, LLC
"This e-book is extremely prompt for VBA builders who're drawn to doing place of work programming utilizing the wealthy energy of visible Studio and .NET."
–Mei Liang, software program layout Engineer in try, Microsoft
"Kathleen McGrath has crammed VSTO for Mere Mortals™ with in-depth code samples that exhibit VSTO in an easy-to-understand means. From easy how-to's to complicated performance, it is all right here. I discovered very much from interpreting this book."
–Justin Whitney, Technical Journalist
"This ebook offers an immediately obtainable source for VBA and workplace builders to get to grips with the strong new place of work improvement platform, yet even is going past that, supplying a couple of 'worth the acquisition of the e-book' guidance, totally useful examples, and chic equipment from anyone who has evidently spent loads of time with those instruments to aid the mortal at the route to changing into a guru."
–Rory Plaire, strategies Architect, DigitalCommons LLC
"For the workplace VBA developer attracted to programming in .NET or the .NET programmer seeking to movement to the place of work platform, this booklet is worthy its weight in gold. when you are trying to find an entire, well-written resource to quick get you in control to increase and application workplace ideas in visible Studio 2005, i think this ebook is a must-have."
–Frank Rice, Programming author, Microsoft place of work Developer middle
"With this e-book, VBA builders have entry to a good source that would support them comprehend crucial techniques of controlled code and most sensible practices emigrate VBA suggestions to visible simple 2005 and visible Studio 2005 instruments for workplace. This e-book is going past an creation to VSTO to introduce the hot global of VSTO 2005 SE and the 2007 Microsoft workplace system."
–Erika Ehrli Cabral, website supervisor, MSDN workplace Developer heart, Microsoft
"Kathleen and Paul were concerned with VSTO in a single approach or the opposite from its very beginnings, and it exhibits. Their intensity and breadth of information is mirrored during this distinctive and authoritative ebook. I hugely suggest it for any specialist developer making the transition from VBA to controlled code."
–Eric Lippert, software program layout Engineer, Microsoft
VSTO for Mere Mortals™ is for VBA builders who're drawn to migrating their abilities to the subsequent iteration of workplace improvement. Readers will reap the benefits of a simple, useful advent to writing controlled code functions for notice 2003, Excel 2003, and Outlook 2003. Readers also will tips on how to create add-ins for the preferred functions for workplace 2003 and the 2007 Microsoft place of work process utilizing VSTO 2005 SE.
The professional authors supply a wealth of code samples that blow their own horns renowned positive factors of VSTO, similar to clever tags and the activities pane. pattern code additionally exhibits you ways to customise the recent UI positive factors of the 2007 Microsoft workplace procedure, together with the ribbon, customized activity pane, and Outlook types region.
VBA builders will stroll away with
- A larger figuring out of controlled code and the visible Studio built-in improvement atmosphere (IDE)
- Multiple demonstrations on how one can create document-level customizations for notice 2003 and Excel 2003, utilizing view controls, information binding, and the activities pane
- A accomplished evaluation of add-in improvement for Outlook 2003
- Useful details on securing and deploying ideas created with VSTO and VSTO 2005 SE
- A thorough rationalization on the right way to migrate VBA options to visible simple 2005 and VSTO
- Numerous info on customizing the ribbon, customized job pane, and Outlook shape areas by way of constructing VSTO 2005 SE add-ins for the 2007 Microsoft place of work system