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Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition

Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Standard Edition is a comprehensive developer tool for building high-performance, client/server-based Microsoft Windows®, Web, Smartphone, and Pocket PC solutions.

Streamline the development of your client/server solutions.

  • Speed development using intuitive, WYSIWYG, drag-and-drop visual designers, a time-saving code editor, and an enhanced debugging environment.
  • Automatically package and publish applications with a few easy clicks.
  • Simplify interactive Web development. Easily manage consistent, reusable Web site layouts using time-saving Master Pages.

Take advantage of the powerful, enterprise-class Microsoft® .NET Framework 2.0.

  • Significantly reduce the amount of code you have to write and debug for common programming scenarios with hundreds of reusable controls.
  • Tackle any development task. Create robust applications using the .NET Framework 2.0. Microsoft Visual C++®—also included—fully supports native and managed code
  • Enhance Web application performance. Easily pre-compile Web applications for dramatic performance improvements.

Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Standard Edition Includes:

Microsoft Visual Basic®, Microsoft Visual C#®, Visual C++®, and Microsoft Visual J#® programming languages
Tools for building Windows® and Web solutions
SmartPhone and Pocket PC development tools
Tools for visually designing databases, queries, and stored procedures

System requirements

To install Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition, we recommend:

  • Computer with a 600 mhz or faster processor
  • Visual Studio® 2005 Standard Edition can be installed on the following operating systems:
    Microsoft® Windows®° 2000 with Service Pack 4,
    Microsoft® Windows®°XP with Service Pack 2
    Microsoft® Windows®°XP°Professional°x64°Edition°(WOW)
    Microsoft® Windows°Server™°2003 with Service Pack 1
    Microsoft® Windows°Server™°2003,°x64°Editions°(WOW)
    Microsoft® Windows°Server™°2003°R2
    Microsoft® Windows°Server™°2003°R2,°x64°Editions°(WOW)
    Microsoft® Windows°Vista™
  • 192 MB of RAM or more
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 1024x768 or higher-resolution display with 256 colors
  • Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device