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Video Screencast: Microsoft Interop Forms Toolkit 1.0

by Kathleen McGrathI've created a screencast that shows you how to create a Windows form in Visual Basic 2005 that you can call from your Visual Basic 6 application using the Microsoft Interop Forms Toolkit 1.0. The screencast is about 6 minutes long.Interop Forms Toolkit Screencast...

Visual Basic 2005 Power Pack!

I’m excited to announce that the Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Power Pack has been released and is now available for download on MSDN!  In this release we have two components:  Both components are fully supported, and we’ve included the source code for the Interop Toolkit as well.  For more information check out http...

Create Add-ins for Office 2007 with Visual Basic

By Kathleen McGrathThe beta release of Visual Studio Tools for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (VSTO 2005 SE) was announced today. VSTO 2005 SE is a free add-on for Visual Studio (Professional or above) that enables you to create add-ins for the most popular Office 2007 and Office 2003 applications. You can get VSTO 2005 SE Beta here...

Visual Basic Express Edition Videos

by Kathleen McGrath Have you ever wished that you could have someone show you how to accomplish a programming task instead of having to read through the steps on how to perform the task? Or maybe you just need a little more clarification about where a particular option is located. They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, so imagine what a...

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