Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition is a comprehensive set of tools that accelerates the process of turning the developer's vision into reality. Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition was engineered to support development 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. The number of platforms that developers must target to meet business needs is increasing rapidly. Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition provides the integrated tool set for addressing all of these needs by providing a superset of the functionality available in Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition.
Today's developers face the challenge of targeting a broad range of platforms and crafting applications that quickly deliver value to the business. Integrated designers and language features in Visual Studio allow developers to build the connected applications demanded by today's businesses while taking advantage of the .NET Framework 3.5 to reduce development time.
Supported OS : Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
Hardware Requirements : Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later - 1.6 GHz - RAM 384 MB - HD 2.2 GB Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 - 1.6 GHz - RAM 384 MB - HD 2.2 GB Microsoft Windows Vista - 1.6 GHz - RAM 768 MB - HD 2.2 GB Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later - 1.6 GHz - RAM 384 MB - HD 2.2 GB
Additional Requirements : DVD-ROM, 5400 RPM or faster hard drive
Microsoft Part Numbers : C5E-00245, C5E-00289
UPC : 00882224533904