Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 – by WMP
The Visual Studio development system is a comprehensive suite of tools designed to help software developers create innovative, next-generation applications. It’s the perfect work environment for application developers. Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0 are the next generation development tools and platform for Windows Vista, the 2007 Office System, and the Web. Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0 mark the next generation of developer tools from Microsoft. Designed to address the latest needs of developers, Visual Studio delivers key innovations in the following pillars: The Microsoft Visual Studio delivers on the Microsoft vision of smart client applications by enabling developers to rapidly create connected applications that deliver the highest quality, rich user experiences.
- Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Building successful applications requires a smooth-running process that benefits all team participants. The integrated ALM tools in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate help organizations collaborate and communicate effectively at every level and gain visibility into real project status, thus ensuring the delivery of high-quality solutions while driving down costs.
- Debugging and Diagnostics
Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate introduces IntelliTrace, a valuable debugging feature that makes the “no repro” discussion a thing of the past. Testers can file rich, actionable bugs so developers can always reproduce the reported bug in the state it was found. Other features include static code analysis, code metrics, and profiling.
- Testing Tools
Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate comes loaded with all of our advanced testing tools to help ensure the delivery of quality code every time. Take advantage of coded UI tests, which automate the testing of user interfaces in Web and Windows-based applications, as well as manual testing, Test Professional, Web performance testing, load testing, code coverage, and other comprehensive features not found in other Visual Studio editions.
- Architecture and Modeling
The Architecture Explorer in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate helps you understand your existing code assets and their interdependencies. Layer diagramming helps ensure architectural compliance and allows you to validate code artifacts against the diagram. Plus Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate supports the five most common UML diagrams that live alongside your code.
- Database Development
Database development requires the same care and attention as application development. Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate recognizes this, and provides robust deployment and change-management tools that help ensure that your database and application are always in sync.
- Integrated Development Environment
Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate puts you in the driver’s seat. Take advantage of customizable features like support for multi-monitor so you can organize and manage your work however you want. You can also unleash your creativity by utilizing visual designers to leverage the latest platforms, including Windows 7.
- Development Platform Support
Whether you’re creating new solutions or enhancing existing applications, Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate lets you bring your vision to life on a wide range of platforms including Windows, Windows Server, Web, Cloud, Office and SharePoint, and more, all in a single IDE.
- Team Foundation Server
Team Foundation Server (TFS) is the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft’s application lifecycle management solution. TFS automates and streamlines the software delivery process, as well as provides full traceability and real-time visibility into project status, for all team members, with powerful reporting tools and dashboards.
- Lab Management
Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate offers a full suite of test lab features including provisioning environments from templates, virtual environment setup and teardown, and checkpoint environments. (Lab Management will be available as a Release Candidate at RTM and will ship later in the calendar year.)
- MSDN Subscription
Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN is the most comprehensive offering for developers. Besides all of the features contained in Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN and Visual Studio 2010 Premium with MSDN, Ultimate with MSDN includes additional hours of Azure compute time, non Visual Studio access to Team Foundation Server through Teamprise, and Test and Lab Manager software.