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Microsoft Extends Visual Studio Express 2012 to Desktop Apps

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    Microsoft Extends Visual Studio Express 2012 to Desktop Apps


    After hearing objections from developers, Microsoft will offer a version of its Visual Studio Express 2012 package for desktop application development after all.

    The company had previously announced that Express 2012 editions, which are free, platform-specific versions of the Visual Studio 2012 IDE, would be limited to Windows 8 Metro-style development as well as development for the Windows Azure cloud platform, Windows Phone, and Web applications. Metro is the new tablet-style look and feel planned for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system.
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    Microsoft Extends Visual Studio Express 2012 to Desktop Apps | PCWorld

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    I appreciate them actually listening.
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    That is a good move on their part.
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    In favor of all consumers and developers. Great choice MS, great choice.
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