Welcome to Sathya’s first ever giveaway! So you want to get your hands on Visual Studio Professional edition, but find the pricing a little steep ? Here’s a nice way to save $250!
First the basics:
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition (new purchase) price: $799
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition (upgrade) price: $549
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008: Express Edition price: FREE
Here’s the kicker:
To qualify for upgrade pricing, you must be a licensed user of an earlier version of Microsoft Visual Studio or any other developer tool (including free developer tools, such as Visual Studio Express Editions or Eclipse).
So - here’s your $250 off! Install Visual Studio Express Edition and then upgrade it to Visual Studio Professional Edition, saving $250 off instantly! Now wasn’t that easy?
PS: Yes, I’m back in India. Will update soon 😐
PPS: You can use Express Edition and save $800 - but thats according to your requirements