Microsoft Releases New Beta of Office ToolsBy Darryl K. Taft | Posted 09-14-2006
In a blog post, KD Hallman, Microsoft's general manager for Visual Studio Tools for Office, said VSTO 2005 SE Beta enables developers to leverage the new features of the 2007 Microsoft Office system to build feature-rich, highly collaborative solutions.
Hallman said VSTO 2005 SE Beta, previously known by the code name Cypress, is a "fully supported add-in" for Visual Studio, available free to all users of Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition or Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005.
In addition, by using VSTO 2005 SE Beta, "developers can take advantage of add-in support for the six most popular Microsoft Office applicationsOutlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, InfoPathand support for key 2007 Office system features," she said.
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