PDC05: Designing Managed Add-ins

The Managed Add-in Framework (MAF) is a new part of WinFX ( System.addins) and is the foundation that enables Visual Studio Tools for Applications to have version resilient add-ins. Watch TQ, the VSTA and VSTO architect and Jim Miller an architect on the CLR demonstrate MAF. FUN309: CLR: Designing Managed Add-Ins for Reliability, Security, and…


PDC05: Building Customizable Applications with VSTA

Watch Eric, the VSTA lead Program Manager, demonstrate some of the cool new features of Visual Studio 2005 Tools for applications.  TLN205: Future Directions: Building Customizable Applications in the .NET World Speaker: Eric SchneppFind out about the future directions of application programmability with .NET. This session provides an overview for a new set of technologies…


VSTA Fills an Important Niche for MS

Visual Studio Magazine has written a good article that covers the PDC announcement of VSTA. http://www.ftponline.com/weblogger/forum.aspx?ID=6&DATE=09/15/2005&blog=#438 –Paul This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights. Use of included script samples are subject to the terms specified at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cpyright.htm.


Announcing Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Applications

Today at PDC05, Microsoft announced a new member to the Visual Studio family, Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Applications. Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) enables you to deliver highly and easily customizable applications to your customers. VSTA is built on the .Net Framework 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005, supporting C# and VB customizations.  VSTA…

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