The 10 links I used in everyday VSTO development

There’s a wealth of information out there on VSTO and Office add-in development, but it can be hard to sift the wheat from the chaff. Here are the links I kept close at hand the last time I did Office development.

Docs for the Excel and Word interop namespaces:

3-part series on making stuff for the ribbon:

Argument lists for built-in dialog box objects:

There are a surprising number of things that can be done by using the right Excel function instead of writing a bunch of .NET code, and it almost always makes your life easier.

WPF and Silverlight aren’t VSTO-specific, but I used them on a regular basis to make custom views.

Silverlight 3 control reference:,loband).aspx

WPF control reference:

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