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Break Through Your Software Development Challenges with Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 White Paper

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

This white paper describes how you can break through your software development challenges with Visual Studio 2008.

  • This white paper discusses key features of Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio Team System that raise the bar for client, Office, Web, and mobile application development, and that aid in application lifecycle management. It explains how Visual Studio 2008 can help development teams of all sizes to:

    • Improve developer productivity

    • Deliver breakthrough user experiences

    • Effectively communicate and collaborate

    • Improve software quality

    • Enhance visibility into project status and quality


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Break Through with Visual Studio 2008.docx4dae62234b1877fecd699497708e77e584ce8d8c170 KB
Break Through with Visual Studio 2008.pdf8d5689b40fbe439d36b3a9f56b0fdd7a91fb986e305 KB
Break Through with Visual Studio 2008.xps67c7df7d32078ee3ccf548297c785c71b0119725283 KB

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This download includes .xps files. XPS was a Microsoft document format intended to replace PDF. To view these files, you may need to install the XPS Essentials Pack.

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

  • To view the Word document, you'll need a copy of Microsoft Office Word 2007, or Microsoft Word 97 or later with the free Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.
    To view the PDF file, you'll need a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    To view the XPS file, you'll need Windows Vista, or the Microsoft XML Paper Specification Essentials Pack.

Installation Instructions

  • Download this white paper in your choice of the following formats: Microsoft Word document (DOCX), PDF file or XPS file.

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