How to: Use the Open XML SDK 2.0 in Visual Studio 2010 to create a simple Excel Spreadsheet (in C#)

There are plenty of examples out on the internet to use the Open XML SDK 2.0 and Visual Studio 2010 to create Excel workbooks. I wanted to create my own how-to because the other examples I found seemed overly complex and some lacked basic information such as what references and namespaces need to be included….