Using Microsoft Office XP Developer

The methods described earlier are very helpful for some incidental customizations of SharePoint Portal Server's portal, but for a professional developer, too many steps are needed in an unsuitable environment. Think for example of the creation of a Web Part that uses some Visual Basic script. This is where Microsoft Office XP Developer comes in, a tool for professional developers who want to create collaborative Office solutions beyond VBA.

As a developer, you will feel immediately comfortable with the environment, simply because Office XP Developer uses the Visual Studio .NET shell that you should be already familiar with. The product supports three distinct types of projects, all related to collaborative ...

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