Visual Studio integration

VSTO 3.0 provides a visual representation of Office applications inside the Visual Studio, in order to easily create a customized user interface. VSTO 3.0 is well integrated with Visual Studio 2008, which provides the integrity for Office developers to develop and deploy Microsoft Office solutions for Microsoft Office tools. Visual Studio 2008 enables developers to build scalable Office business applications, influence key Office UI features, support workflow, and create easier deployments. Office development is a part of Visual Studio 2008 Professional and later versions, which focuses mainly on the developers' compatibility and maintainability assurances.

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