Get enhanced tools for creating Windows Store applications. UI Responsiveness Analyzer and Energy Consumption profiler for XAML and HTML apps make better use of the devices they run on for longer and stable usage. Blend for XAML includes rulers and custom guides for precise pixel perfect interfaces.
The dev tools you need
Use emerging web design patterns in one ASP.NET solution so you can develop applications that span the stack without managing different WebForms, MVC, and Web API projects. Use Browser Link to keep modern browsers in sync with the markup updates that you have made.
Simple, clean dev environment
Get more insight into your code with Peek Definition to get the context of any line of code without having to leave the line of code. Keep in touch with your team and collaborate on projects with team members with Team Explorer in Visual Studio.
Create Windows Store apps
Get updates to the tools, controls and templates, new Coded UI test support for XAML apps, UI Responsiveness Analyzer and Energy Consumption profiler for XAML & HTML apps, enhanced memory profiling tools for HTML apps, and improved integration with the Windows Store.
Develop for the business platforms your customers use
Powerful development with Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office allows for new customised collaboration and productivity applications based on the tools already familiar to your end-users.
1.60 GHz or faster
Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64), Windows 8 (x86 and x64), Windows 8.1 (x86 and x64), Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64), Windows Server 2012 (x64), Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
DirectX 9-capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution
Other System Requirements
5400 RPM hard drive
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