Visual Studio Standard Edition is a powerful, entry-level professional development tool that can help you easily construct data-focused client applications, n-tier applications (Connected Systems) using Web services, and rich Web applications.Features
Build line-of-business applications
Use your choice of programming languages: Visual Basic, C#, C++, and J#.
Target Windows, Web, and mobile applications
Take advantage of drag-and-drop visual designers, and a first-class code editing and debugging environment.
Create client/server applications
Use Web services and integrated design tools to access remote data.