Announcing VSTO "Cypress"

Yesterday, KD Hallman, the General Manager for the Visual Studio Tools for Office team, announced “Cypress”. Cypress is a free add-on for Visual Studio 2005 that enables you to build VSTO solutions for the 2007 Microsoft Office System.  You can find details in her MSDN Forum posting at


Or see KD and Eric Carter talk about Cypress on Channel 9 at:


You can get a CTP of Cypress at and view some demos of the CTP at


--Kathleen McGrath