Carter-Lippert VSTO Book Updated


The eagerly-awaited update to Eric Carter and Eric Lippert’s VSTO book has been released this week. This is the definitive guide to Visual Studio Tools for Office, and this edition targets development for Excel, Word and Outlook 2007 using Visual Studio 2008. Eric and Eric have done another excellent job, and the book weighs in at 1055 pages – jam-packed with in-depth insights into VSTO development. The ToC looks like this:


Part I – An Introduction to VSTO


1.       An Introduction to Office Programming


2.       Introduction to Office Solutions


Part II – Office Programming in .NET


3.       Programming Excel


4.       Working with Excel Events


5.       Working with Excel Objects


6.       Programming Word


7.       Working with Word Events


8.       Working with Word Objects


9.       Programming Outlook


10.   Working with Outlook Events


11.   Working with Outlook Objects


Part III – Office Programming in VSTO


12.   The VSTO Programming Model


13.   Using Windows Forms and WPF in VSTO


14.   Working with Document-Level Actions Panes


15.   Working with Application-Level Custom Task Panes


16.   Working with Outlook Form Regions


17.   Working with the Ribbon in VSTO


18.   Working with Smart Tags in VSTO


19.   VSTO Data Programming


20.   Server Data Scenarios


21.   ClickOnce Deployment


…what are you waiting for – go get a copy!