VSTO 2005 Second Edition – hot off the press

VSTO 2005 Second Edition Beta (aka VSTO2005SE) – this is a new free product that complements VSTO 2005. See this announcement from KD Hallman if you want to know general details about the product and the roadmap. I am here to discuss technical details of what it is. First of all – there is a…

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Documents can customize ribbons as well

Andrew Whitechapel was blogging about IRibbonExtensibility and how it can be used in AddIns to customize a ribbon in Office 12. I am not sure how many people have noticed this but VSTO v3 June CTP document customizations can also customize ribbons and we are going to see how. Interestingly enough, there is at least one person…

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managed addins support in Office 12

At the PDC we have announced support for managed Add-ins across most Office applications. Superficially it is not real news considering today we already have “Shared add-in” project. This project type is there since Visual Studio .NET and this thing is still alive for VS 2005. However, the devil is in the details and when facing…

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