Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional is the essential tool for individuals performing basic development tasks. It simplifies the creation, debugging, and deployment of applications on a variety of platforms including SharePoint and the Cloud. Visual Studio 2010 Professional comes with integrated support for test-driven development, as well as debugging tools that help ensure high-quality solutions.
Customize your workspace
Writing application code often requires having numerous designers and editors open at once. Visual Studio 2010 Professional helps you organize your digital environment with support for multi-monitor, which makes it easier to manage the way you work.
Create collaboration solutions on SharePoint
Bring customized collaboration tools to your company by taking advantage of new support for SharePoint development, including tooling for Web parts, lists, workflows, events, and more.
Build applications in Windows 7
Visual Studio 2010 Professional comes with built-in tools for Windows 7 development, including multi-touch and “ribbon” UI components that put you at the forefront of Windows 7 technology.
Easily create RIA and WPF applications
New drag-and-drop data binding in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight designers make building Windows and Rich Internet Applications (RIA) easy and fast, for both designers and developers.
Simplify Web application deployment
Move your Web applications into a production environment with a single click. Visual Studio 2010 Professional transfers your code, Internet Information Server (IIS) settings, and database schema to your target server.
|Required Processor||Computer that has a 1.6GHz or faster processor|
|Required Operating System||Visual Studio 2010 can be installed on the following operating systems:
Windows XP (x86) with Service Pack 3 – all editions except Starter Edition
Windows Vista (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2 – all editions except Starter Edition
Windows 7 (x86 & x64)
Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86 & x64)
Windows Server 2008 (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
|Required Memory||1 GB (32 Bit) or 2 GB (64 Bit) RAM (Add 512 MB if running in a virtual machine)|
|Required Hard Disk Space||3GB of available hard disk space, 5400 RPM|
|Required Connectivity||Internet access (Connect time charges apply)|
|Required Video Card||DirectX 9 capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display|