Visual Studio 2008 Design Goals

Best tool set for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007

  • .NET Framework 3.5 design surfaces
  • Office 2007 support including ClickOnce and VSTO
  • MFC support for Vista common controls

Improvements for Web Developers

  • HTML / CSS designer enhancements
  • Integrated AJAX and JavaScript support

Language advances

  • .NET Framework multi-targeting support
  • Improved Data & Language integration in VB / C#
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