Microsoft offers Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition for professional developers working alone or in small teams who build mission-critical, multi-tier applications. The Professional Edition expands on the Standard Edition feature set to include tools for remote server development and debugging, SQL Server 2005 development, and a full, unconstrained development environment.
Professional developers will enjoy unfettered access to the .NET Framework 2.0, a robust, fully functional development environment, support for creating tools that extend the Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment, and tools for creating multi-tier Windows and Web applications.
With Visual Studio 2005, professional developers can:
- Enjoy a complete development environment with comprehensive application development features
- Develop and debug multi-tier server applications from within the unified development environment
- Build solutions for SQL Server 2005 using integrated project types, deployment tools, and debugging features
- Build tools that extend the Visual Studio IDE using the Visual Studio SDK