VSTO + WPF + WCF + LINQ (MSDN Article)

There’s an article in this month’s MSDN magazine on building Office-based solutions using VSTO with WPF, WCF and LINQ. The point of the article is to affirm that all these disparate technologies do indeed work well together, and that the design-time experience of building such a solution is suitably RAD. The article is also online…

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COM Shim CLR Loader Bug

The latest version of the COM shim wizards was released back in the summer, here. With the help of Adam Smith of Xobni (and of course, the indispensable Misha), we’ve identified a minor bug with the project code that the wizard generates for the shim. In fact, this bug was identified prior to the last…

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Sharing Code Between Add-ins

Suppose you want to build a Ribbon customization, or a custom task pane, and you want to use this customization in multiple add-ins? For example, you might want to use the same customization in say an Excel add-in and a PowerPoint add-in. It’s pretty simple to achieve this: all you need do is abstract common…

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