4Moving from VBA to VSTO and Visual Basic 2005

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.

—OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES

Topics Covered in This Chapter

Moving to Visual Basic 2005

New Features of Visual Basic 2005

Language Differences of VBA and Visual Basic 2005

UserForms Versus Windows Forms

Summary

Review Questions

Moving to Visual Basic 2005

VSTO 2005 supports two programming languages: Visual C# and Visual Basic 2005. If you’re planning to move from VBA to managed code, it might not make a difference which language you choose, and it might even be in your best interest to learn both. However, developers who are familiar with C++ would probably find it easier to learn C#, because there are many ...

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