Develop applications for devices, the cloud, or a hybrid of both so your team can focus on creating the best applications regardless of where they physically run and minimize the complexity of working across the application stack.
The consistent integrated development environment keeps team members productive even as they work on different technologies or languages. You get a cohesive solution for defining, creating, and operating your applications across a variety of platform stacks.
Team rooms provide an area for fostering and capturing communication among team members, both near and far. Keep your team up-to-date with what needs to be done with Backlogs and Kanban boards, hosted either on-premises or in the cloud.
Improved web-based Test Case Management supports your testers to author, manage, and execute their test cases through the web, in addition to Test Manager, giving them flexibility in how they work while keeping the team moving forward.
Agile Portfolio Management enables you to decompose the backlogs at various levels or roll them up to get the right perspective to manage your technology investments.
MSDN comes with a monthly credit for Windows Azure, access to SQL Server, Windows and Windows Server, Windows Store and Phone developer accounts, 4 tech support incidents, an Office 365 Developer Subscription, 2 Microsoft E-Learning courses—and much more.
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)
1 GB (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
Internet access (Connect time charges may apply)
DirectX 9-capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution
5400 RPM hard drive