Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition supports developers working on projects that target the Web (including ASP.NET AJAX), Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, SQL Server 2008, and Windows Mobile devices.
Write code faster
Use productivity-enhancing features such as IntelliSense technology, auto-completion, method lookup, syntax and type checking, code snippets, and more.
Build software for Windows
Develop with the Windows APIs or .NET Framework using the same tools to build Windows services, applications, utilities, games, or business applications.
Build software for the Web
Build dynamic Web sites that use AJAX programming techniques to optimize the user experience, or build Web services that integrate applications.
Build software for the Microsoft Office System
Build Office Business Applications to connect end users with data and businessprocesses managed by back-end systems through familiar Office programs.
Build software for mobile devices
Write embedded software and compelling mobile applications that extend data in line-of-business systems to mobile workers.