Get started creating cool fun projects with this Express Edition product. Before installing, you should run Windows Update to ensure your computer is up-to-date. * Design Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications with built-in designer support * Create data-enabled applications with the lightweight SQL Server Compact Edition or powerful client/server applications with SQL Server 2008 Express - Build applications using LINQ (Language Integrated Query) which adds data querying capabilities for SQL Server, XML, and objects to Visual Basic - Support for the Entity Framework and designer tool * Develop quickly with IntelliSense support for the latest Visual Basic enhancements * Includes the Visual Basic PowerPack Line, Shape and Data Repeater controls
NOTE: Visual Studio 2008 Express Editions with SP1 does NOT include MSDN Express Library. Be sure to download the library separately. This is the downloader for the full version of Visual Basic 6.