Visual Studio 2008 available in Volume Licensing, Retail, and MSDN download

Microsoft is proud to announce the availability of Visual Studio 2008 in volume licensing, retail, and MSDN download.This exciting new version was released to manufacturing (RTM) on November 19, 2007 and at that time active MSDN subscribers were able to download it right away. With its inclusion on the January 2008 volume licensing price list, […]

Microsoft is proud to announce the availability of Visual Studio 2008 in volume licensing, retail, and MSDN download.

This exciting new version was released to manufacturing (RTM) on November 19, 2007 and at that time active MSDN subscribers were able to download it right away. With its inclusion on the January 2008 volume licensing price list, the product is now available to sell and ship to your customers via Open, Select, Enterprise Agreement (EA), and Full Packaged Product (FPP).

The Features

Visual Studio 2008 hosts a variety of new and exciting features:

  • Language-Integrated Query (LINQ) lets developers do native queries without the  use of specialized languages.
    ASP.NET AJAX, JSON, RSS, REST and JavaScript are all supported
  • Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) is now included in Visual Studio 2008 Professional and Visual Studio Team System
  • Developers now have the ability to bring corporate data and interactive applications within the familiar Office environment to ease deployment   and adoption of the application
  • Visual Studio 2008 builds applications that work with .NET versions 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5
  • Cascading Style sheet and HTML editors have been greatly enhanced for productivity
  • And more!

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