TL;DR: As of February 4, get Microsoft Visual Studio Professional for only $44.99 — usually $499.
Virtually any profession finds itself intertwined with at least one Microsoft application. Writers live and breathe Word, data analysts often use Excel, and many working in a remote or hybrid setup are familiar with Teams. Meanwhile, developers have found a home in Visual Studio, an integrated development environment (IDE) that allows for easy coding, debugging, deploying, and managing all sorts of programs and applications.
Securing a Visual Studio license usually requires a hefty investment of $499, making it out of reach for many developers. Luckily, through February 4, it’s on sale for $44.99 — no coupon necessary. You’ll only have to pay once and install and use the program on a single computer for lifetime use.
This deal nets you the full capabilities of Visual Studio Professional 2022 for life. Whether you’re writing a simple “hello world” program or a complex project, the platform has an advanced suite of tools and integrations to help you churn out high-quality code more efficiently. You can use it to build cross-platform mobile and desktop apps with .NET MAUI, create responsive Web UIs in C# with Blazor, build, debug, and test .NET and C++ apps in Linux, and more.
To help you code smarter, its IntelliCode function understands your code context down to the variable name and functions and completes it automatically. If you’re collaborating with a team, you can expedite your edit and debugging cycles with custom settings. It also offers access to information like changes, authors, tests, and commit history, allowing for full transparency throughout the development process.
It’s worth mentioning that this version of Visual Studio can only be installed on computers with Windows 11 and up, those with a minimum of 4GB memory, as well as ARM64, x64, or Quad-core processors.
A lifetime license to Visual Studio Professional 2022 normally goes for $499, but you can get it on sale for $44.99 until February 4 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
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