Create what you can imagine with powerful editing and visual design tools. Visual Studio opens new possibilities for your applications by unlocking the power of the processor on your local machine and in the cloud.
Simplicity Through Integration
Visual Studio 2010 Professional offers an integrated environment where developers can use existing skills to code, debug, unit test, and deploy a growing number of application types. Visual Studio simplifies common tasks and provides a personalized experience that lets developers explore the depth of underlying platforms.
Quality Code Ensured
Powerful tools help you deliver quality code quickly. With integrated support for test-first development as well as new debugging tools for multi-core programming you can easily find and fix bugs to deliver a quality solution..
Top Ten Benefits
Quickly interpret your code
The new code editor makes it easy to zoom in on your code, highlight method references, and overlay powerful features.
Create rich user experiences
Use new visual designers for Windows Presentation Foundation and Silverlight to target Windows 7 and the Web.
Get scalability from Windows Azure
Integrated project templates, debugging, and publishing make it easy to deploy to Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.
Open up new capabilities
Use integrated parallel programming support to add new capabilities on your application when it runs on a multi-core processor machine.
Customize Visual Studio to fit your style
Key IDE enhancements (including support for multiple monitors and improved readability) help make the familiar environment even more productive.
Use your existing skills
Work with SharePoint development, including tooling for Web Parts, Lists, Workflows, Events and more, so you can bring great new customized collaboration tools to your company.
Practice Test-First Development
Focus on your application logic while all the stub code necessary for compiling your unit tests is generated by Visual Studio.
Spend less time debugging
The inline call hierarchy helps quickly trace a program’s execution flow without invoking the debugger. You can also use breakpoint labels make debugging easier.
Integrated Version Control, Bug Tracking and Build Automation
Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN includes Team Foundation Server 2010 the ideal source control, bug tracking and build automation system for Visual Studio users. The Team Foundation Server basic install option is ideal for desktop use and the natural migration path for Microsoft Visual SourceSafe users.
MSDN Essentials Subscription Included
MSDN Essentials gives you a one-year test drive of the latest core Microsoft platforms and enhanced support from a professional community so you can target more platforms and fix issues fast. Discover the comprehensive resources that a full MSDN subscription offers, and enjoy the option of an inexpensive, seamless upgrade experience.