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Microsoft Visual Studio
Visual Studio includes one or more of the following. Components can be added in a modular fashion to the main application.
- Visual Basic .NET, or prior to .NET, Visual Basic
- Visual C++
- Visual C#
- Visual J#
- Microsoft WebDev
- Microsoft SQL Server
In the past, the following products were included:
- Interdev, a web page development application used for modifying Active Server Pages as well as HTML and other web scripting files.
- Visual J++, a Java development tool
- Visual FoxPro xBase programming language now allied to but independent from the Visual Studio platform.
Major Visual Studio versions include:
- Visual Studio 5.0
- Visual Studio 6.0 (still popular with VB6 developers who can not shift to VB.NET)
- Visual Studio .NET (.NET Framework 1.0)
- Visual Studio .NET 2003 (.NET Framework 1.1)
- Visual Studio .NET 2005, code named "Whidbey" (currently in beta )
- Visual Studio 2005 Express (currently in beta)
- Visual Studio 2005 Team System (pre-beta)
Visual Studio 2006 will be released at the same time as Windows Longhorn, it currently is code named Orcas.
- Microsoft's Visual Studio product page
- Microsoft's Visual Studio 2005 Express Beta page
- Microsoft's Visual Studio Team System page
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