This consists of the hardware, software and supporting services that facilitate the development of software applications and systems.
- Visual Studio
A complete development system providing the tools for analyzing and modeling all aspects of an application before a single component is built so that developers can design efficient architectures and reduce time to market. Developers can choose the programming language they know best and the language that is best suited to the solution, including Microsoft Visual Basic, Visual C++, Visual J++, and Visual FoxPro. Visual Studio is used to build scalable, data-driven Web sites and applications.
- Visual Studio.Net
A comprehensive tool set for rapidly building and integrating XML Web services, Microsoft Windows-based applications, and Web solutions. This is the successor to Visual Studio.
- WebSphere Studio
Integrated Java (J2EE) environment for programmers build Java, web, and web services applications. Successor to IBM Visual Age.