My trusted secret inner circle.

Before I jump right in, I want to give some major credit to the author of the MSDN articles that cover this same information.  The information on this Blog is not meant to replace any of the information that is covered in the MSDN, but rather as a supplement and personal look based upon my…

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The passphrase is "Install already": A new look at VSTO Security.

I’ve tried to start this post about ten times now, and honestly, the problem is that it’s a little hard to know where to start.  So I’m just going to dive in. With VSTO 2.0 to “trust” your customization, you would have to create Caspol entries for everything, including (I believe) the location of the document if…

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Untangling the Terminology

Originally I was planning on jumping right into some gory details about security model when I realized that half of what I was saying is quite possibly illegible because of the terminology I use.  So I started a section of terminology that quickly exploded into something more than large enough to be its own post. …

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Prospectus, Manifesto, Meaning and Intent.

Welcome to my blog. First, an initial introduction: My name is Kristopher Makey, though typically I go by the much shorter label of “Kris”.  At the time of writing this initial blog post I work for Microsoft on Visual Studio Tools for Office.  Specifically, since May of 2006, I’ve been working on testing the new…

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