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Visual Studio 2010 Professional by Microsoft

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Brand: Microsoft

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Visual Studio Pro 2010


Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server

Editorial Review

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN Essentials Subscription* is an integrated environment that simplifies creating, debugging and deploying applications. Unleash your creativity and bring your vision to life with powerful design surfaces and innovative collaboration methods for developers and designers. Work within a personalized environment, targeting a growing number of platforms, including Microsoft SharePoint and cloud applications and accelerate the coding process by using your existing skills. Integrated support for Test-First Development and new debugging tools let you find and fix bugs quickly and easily to ensure high quality solutions.

Visual Studio 2010 Professional SharePoint Explorer

SharePoint Explorer helps you connect to, and browse an existing SharePoint Server. You can view artifacts including custom lists, document libraries, and Web parts from inside of Visual Studio.

Visual Studio 2010 Professional Code Editor

The new code editor makes it easy to zoom in on your code, highlight method references, and overlay powerful features.

Visual Studio 2010 Professional Debug

The inline call hierarchy helps quickly trace a program’s execution flow without invoking the debugger.

Creativity Unleashed
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.

Note: Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN Essentials is a one-year trial subscription that provides access to the latest core Microsoft platforms—Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2—in addition to providing enhanced support from a professional community. Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN Essentials may be upgraded to Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN at the end of the trial period.

Visual Studio 2010 Feature Comparison


Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

Visual Studio 2010 Premium

Visual Studio 2010 Professional

Visual Studio Test Pro 2010

Debugging & Diagnostic

IntelliTrace (Historical Debugger)


Static Code Analysis


Code Metrics





Unit Testing


Code Coverage


Test Impact Analysis


Coded UI Test


Web Performance Testing


Load Testing1


Microsoft Test Manager 2010


Test Case Management2


Manual Test Execution


Fast-Forward for Manual Testing


Lab Management Configuration3


Database Development

Database Deployment


Database Change Management2


Database Unit Testing


Database Test Data Generation


Development Platform Support

Windows Development


Web Development


Office and SharePoint Development


Cloud Development


Customizable Development Experience


Architecture and Modeling

Architecture Explorer


UML 2.0 Compliant Diagrams (Activity, Use Case, Sequence, Class, Component)


Layer Diagram and Dependency Validation


Read-only diagrams (UML, Layer, DGML Graphs)


Lab Management

Virtual environment setup & tear down3


Provision environment from template3


Checkpoint environment3


Team Foundation Server

Version Control2

Work Item Tracking2

Build Automation2

Team Portal2

Reporting & Business Intelligence2

Agile Planning Workbook2

Test Case Management2

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer 2010

MSDN Subscription – Software for Production Use

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 CAL





Microsoft Expression Studio 3


Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate, Communicator 2007, Project 2007 Standard, Visio 2007 Professional, SharePoint Designer 2007


MSDN Subscription – Software for Development and Test Use4

Windows Azure™




Windows (client and server operating systems)

Microsoft SQL Server

Toolkits, Software Development Kits, Driver Development Kits

Microsoft SharePoint


Microsoft Dynamics


All other Servers


Windows Embedded operating systems


MSDN Subscription benefits

Team Explorer Everywhere (tools for cross-platform development)


Technical support incidents





Priority support in MSDN Forums

Microsoft e-learning collections





MSDN Magazine

MSDN Flash newsletter

MSDN Online Concierge

† Azure benefit includes 250 compute hrs/mo, 7.5 GB storage, 3 GB SQL Server database capacity, 1M .NET messages/month
†† Azure benefit includes 100 compute hrs/mo, 5 GB storage, 2 GB SQL Server database capacity, 500k .NET messages/month
††† Azure benefit includes 50 compute hrs/mo, 3 GB/mo storage, 1GB SQL Server database capacity, 300k  .NET messages/month
1. May require one or more Microsoft Visual Studio Load Test Virtual User Pack 2010
2. Requires Team Foundation Server and a Team Foundation Server CAL
3. Requires Microsoft Visual Studio Team Lab Management 2010
4. Per-user license allows unlimited installations and use for designing, developing, testing, and demonstrating applications.
UML is a registered trademark of Object Management Group, Inc.
Windows is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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Publisher: Microsoft Category: Graphics Binding: Software Language: Italian


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