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Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition provides the integrated toolset for addressing all of these needs by providing a superset of the functionality available in Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition.
Today's developers face the challenge of targeting a broad range of platforms and crafting applications that quickly deliver value to the business. Integrated designers and language features in Visual Studio allow developers to build the connected applications demanded by today's businesses while taking advantage of the .NET Framework 3.5 to reduce development time.
Deliver high-performance applications
Connect to the data you need regardless of its location and build datadrivenapplications using Language Integrated Query (LINQ).
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Develop compelling solutions that leverage the user experience and capabilities of the 2007Microsoft Office system and Windows Vista.
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Build rich interactive applications using the ASP.NET AJAX interactive Web interfaces.
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Tools & Resources
Provides a consolidated development environment for the creation of any .NET application, (web, windows app, console app, windows service, etc.), minimizes the amount of code the developer is required to write, integrates with most source control applications
Sometimes the automated code is bloated however in most cases it is beneficial to the junior developer as it will provide good example code.
A must have for any .NET developer
Reliability and functionality.
Overall great product.
“Great dev system for my customers”Strengths:
Very strong improvements over VS2005, good help system, rich suite of target environments.
So rich in features, you could spend a lifetime trying to learn all about it