Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2010 & .Net Framework 4.0

Microsoft launched its Visual Studio 2010 and .Net Framework 4 globally, including in India on 12-Apr-2010.

Get multiple monitor support; new support for SharePoint development, including numerous templates; enhanced multi-targeting support allowing developers to target multiple versions of the .NET Framework; and experience how Visual Studio 2010 simplifies building standards-based Web applications with improved AJAX frameworks, core IntelliSense support for JavaScript, and jQuery. You can download the trial here.

"Together, these technologies simplify the entire development process, enabling developers to build new platforms and build high-quality applications," S Somasegar, Senior Vice President, Microsoft Corportion said delivering the keynote address at the TechED 2010, a technology conclave which commenced in Bangalore.

Microsoft's top 50 partners have also made available products and solutions based on its latest wave of developer technologies, he said.

Somasegar said with .NET Framework four client profile, the runtime has been decreased by over 80 per cent.

Direct Download Links of Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 Professional Trial
Visual Studio 2010 Premium Trial
Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Trial
Visual Studio 2010 Test Professional
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010
Visual Studio 2010 Express Direct

After downloading the VS 2010 ISO images you can do any of the following things

  1. Burn it to blank CD/DVD using CD/DVD burning software, In Windows 7, you can ISO Burner tool.
  2. Open and copy ISO image files and their contents to a local folder using extracting tools, like WinZIP, WinRAR and 7Zip.
  3. Virtually mount and access ISO image as a device.

All Visual Studio 2010 TRIAL editions are free for 90 days. After 30 days, you must register the product to obtain a free key which extends the trial to an additional 60 days.