By Kathleen McGrath, Paul Stubbs
Praise for VSTO for Mere Mortals™
"This is the booklet I want i might had while i used to be first brought to VSTO and the .NET Framework. it will likely be helpful not just to these contemplating VSTO, yet for somebody transitioning from workplace VBA to visible Basic.NET. the wide variety of matters coated offers an access element for the extra in-depth, developer-oriented documentation on hand on MSDN and elsewhere."
–Cindy Meister, MS be aware MVP
" VSTO for Mere Mortals™ does an outstanding task of establishing a bridge among the worlds of VBA and VSTO. Kathleen and Paul convey how a VBA developer could have the richness of place of work and likewise the ability, maintainability, and safeguard of visible Studio. They succeeded in writing a publication that's approachable, comprehensible, and compelling."
–KD Hallman, basic supervisor, Microsoft, Developer department
"This e-book is a superb selection for VBA builders seeking to make the change to .NET improvement for workplace utilizing visible Studio instruments for workplace. generally VB.NET code is gifted along identical VBA code to assist illustrate key conceptual and utilization differences."
–Steve Hansen, OfficeZealot.com, writer of Mastering Excel 2003 Programming with VBA and coauthor of Mastering Excel 2000 top class Edition
"Visual Studio 2005 instruments for workplace is how one can opt for development controlled place of work functions. 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 advised for VBA builders who're drawn to doing workplace programming utilizing the wealthy strength 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 reveal VSTO in an easy-to-understand means. From easy how-to's to complex performance, it is all right here. I realized greatly from interpreting this book."
–Justin Whitney, Technical Journalist
"This e-book offers an immediately obtainable source for VBA and workplace builders to get to grips with the robust new place of work improvement platform, yet even is going past that, supplying a couple of 'worth the acquisition of the publication' tips, totally useful examples, and stylish tools from a person who has evidently spent loads of time with those instruments to aid the mortal at the route to changing into a guru."
–Rory Plaire, ideas Architect, DigitalCommons LLC
"For the workplace VBA developer drawn to programming in .NET or the .NET programmer trying to stream to the workplace platform, this ebook is worthy its weight in gold. while you are searching for a whole, well-written resource to speedy get you up to the mark to enhance and software place of work suggestions in visible Studio 2005, i feel this ebook is a must-have."
–Frank Rice, Programming author, Microsoft workplace Developer heart
"With this publication, VBA builders have entry to a superb source that may aid them comprehend crucial strategies of controlled code and top practices emigrate VBA ideas to visible simple 2005 and visible Studio 2005 instruments for workplace. This ebook is going past an advent to VSTO to introduce the recent international of VSTO 2005 SE and the 2007 Microsoft place of work system."
–Erika Ehrli Cabral, website supervisor, MSDN place of work Developer middle, 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 data is mirrored during this certain and authoritative publication. I hugely suggest it for any expert 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 attracted to migrating their abilities to the subsequent iteration of place of work improvement. Readers will reap the benefits of a simple, useful creation to writing controlled code functions for note 2003, Excel 2003, and Outlook 2003. Readers also will the right way to create add-ins for the most well-liked functions for place of work 2003 and the 2007 Microsoft workplace method utilizing VSTO 2005 SE.
The professional authors offer a wealth of code samples that blow their own horns renowned positive factors of VSTO, equivalent to clever tags and the activities pane. pattern code additionally indicates you the way to customise the recent UI gains of the 2007 Microsoft workplace process, together with the ribbon, customized activity pane, and Outlook varieties region.
VBA builders will stroll away with
- A larger knowing of controlled code and the visible Studio built-in improvement atmosphere (IDE)
- Multiple demonstrations on tips on how to create document-level customizations for observe 2003 and Excel 2003, utilizing view controls, information binding, and the activities pane
- A accomplished evaluate of add-in improvement for Outlook 2003
- Useful info on securing and deploying options created with VSTO and VSTO 2005 SE
- A thorough clarification on the way to migrate VBA suggestions to visible uncomplicated 2005 and VSTO
- Numerous info on customizing the ribbon, customized job pane, and Outlook shape areas via constructing VSTO 2005 SE add-ins for the 2007 Microsoft place of work system