There are basically 3 different versions. Visual Studio Ultimate, Premium and Professional. To keep things simple, I have categorised them into 2 sections. Overview Summary and Detailed Summary. Overview Summary Note: Take notice of the coloured areas in the diagram above.
Simplify the basic tasks of creating, debugging, and deploying applications. Deliver business results using productive, predictable, customizable processes and increase transparency and traceability throughout the lifecycle with detailed analytics. Whether creating new solutions or enhancing existing applications unleash your creativity with powerful prototyping, architecture and development tools that let you bring your vision to life targeting an increasing number of platforms and technologies including cloud and parallel computing.
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