Yup, that\’s right. It is free for one year. :)
This information was taken directly from Microsoft Developers Network (MSDN) .
It does not mean after one year the product will expire or something like that. It simply means that the software will be
entirely free if you download it before November 6, 2006.
The best thing about VS 2005 Express is its compatability side-by-side with other versions of Visual Studio 2005. So, you can install VS 2005 Express and VS 2005 Professional at the same time. Everything that you made in VS 2005 Express can be used in other versions of VS Studio 2005 too.
Visual Studio 2005 Express includes:
- Visual Basic 2005 Express
- Visual C# 2005 Express
- Visual Web Developer 2005 Express
- Visual C++ 2005 Express
- Visual J# 2005 Express
Visual Studio Express: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/default.aspx
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