With the familiar Visual Studio development environment, VSTA enables Visual Basic and Visual C# developers to easily build managed customizations for both COM and .NET applications. Sharing a common toolset with Visual Studio, VSTA provides a wealth of design-time features, a robust programming model, and seamless promotion of VSTA projects to full Visual Studio.
The VSTA SDK includes integration tools, samples, and documentation to help you get started with VSTA. The VSTA SDK provides one copy of VSTA for evaluation, development, and test purposes only. This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.