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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Professional for Government

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Professional.

Discounted for Government bodies and agencies.

1 User, 2 x Computers License.

Software can be transferred to another computer.

Available as Download and on Disc.

Ideal for Software Audits.

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Eligibility for the discounted government price


These organisations are eligible for the the discounted price.

Supernational: All organizations/institutions that have a discernible regulatory or legislative role across many national governments.

National: All governmental organizations/institutions that are managed at the federal/national level, and have a remit for governing across a nation state or country. This will include parliamentary bodies and judicial bodies with powers of setting or deciding on the rule of law.

Regional: An intermediate tier of Government that does not cover an entire country but has multiple areas of local government within their governing jurisdiction This includes (1) all governmental organizations/institutions that are managed at the state/regional level and which are called
variously: regions, departments, states, landers, counties, or provinces; and (2) all departments, parliamentary bodies, regulatory authorities and judicial bodies with powers of setting or deciding on the rule of law in that region, department, state, lander, county or province.

Local: The lowest level of Government and associated administration. This includes all governmental organizations/institutions that are managed at the city, town, district, regency municipality, village, township, commune and ward level, (e.g. recreation, refuse collection, fire service, control of local services, and implementation of some national services).

Healthcare: Any governmental organizations/institutions that provide health care services and coverage, set or decide on health care policy across a nation state or country, provide funding for health care services and coverage, or have a regulatory role in health care services and coverage.

Other organisations: Any organization that is singularly accountable to, and ultimately controlled by, an internationally recognized Nation State Government.

Any organization created by legislation to perform a public purpose as described in the relevant enabling legislation or the articles of association/objectives of that organization (e.g. statutory boards, municipal corporations, government research organizations).

Visual Basic efficiency

"I've been a fan of Visual Studio ever since I used one of the first versions was released (6.0)."


Visual Studio takes every aspect of Object Oriented programing and encapsulates it in one place, giving you an IDE with which you can code, compile, test, and design all kinds of solutions, all without leaving the Visual Studio screen, making it, if nothing else, a real time saver.

Visual Studio provides you with effective and efficient tools for debugging and zeroing in on the root cause.

With CodeLens (in the Professional and Enterprise editions), you can see who has edited a piece of code, what commit was last changed, and where the code is being used.

Learning Visual Basic

"An IDE with masses of Support and Tutorials."


Visual Basic is good for beginners because it can be learned by anyone in a short time. It improves coding ability and efficiency by auto-completing and auto-formatting code to save you time and energy that can then be put back into coding or other things.

You will probably find the automatic syntax checking very helpful. And I'm confident the IntelliSense feature will become part of your daily programming. Take a look at in action: https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/editor/intellisense

There are a vast number of step by step instructions and video tutorials for pretty much anything you want to do, such as creating a password change website linked to an AD domain, or for prototyping a snowball fight web game. Plus there are numerous forums you can consult about any problem. So one way or another you should be able to resolve any coding problems within a reasonable time.

Visual Studio is probably something that small businesses should use since it is so cheap and easy to use.

Visual Basic power

"Amazing, large number of plugins."


Thanks to the plugins you can adapt Visual Studio to all kinds of programming languages and frameworks. For example Angular, Laravel, PHP, and Typescript. They help you develop better and faster, and warn you of errors or possible improvements according to the framework style guide. Plus of course plugins help you with imports (which in Angular and Laravel are very common).

Use Visual Studio to build completely custom websites, web applications and mobile applications. The compiler gives you readable logs and lets you know if there are any issues with the build. It is also capable of integrating with frequently used systems and third party resources to handle checking in of code, version tracking and comparing changes. With constant updates, Visual Basic has moved from just focusing on Windows apps to building cross-platform (iOS, Android, and Windows) apps.

"The greatest IDE in the universe!"

You should find that Visual Studio makes building and publishing websites easier than other IDEs. You should also find it to be the rich, best and easy IDE for Microsoft .Net development. You can now use Visual Studio IDE for developing mobile, desktop, Xbox and other supported platforms.


Visual Basic flexibility


You have a wide system of adjustments and configuration. For example, using a json you can configure all the parameters of settings, such as tabulation, and even the settings of any plugin to set it to your liking.

The IDE can be configured to your own style of programing, VB, C#, web development, etc. A new setup experience means that you can install more quickly and install what you want when you need it. Whether you want to load large solutions and projects, or work on folders of code, or even on a single file of code, Visual Studio starts faster.

Eight important reasons why this Visual Studio 2017 Professional is such a good deal


1. It is very good value for money First and foremost, this Visual Studio 2017 Professional is probably cheaper than any Visual Studio 2017 Professional legally sold in the UK.

2. Latest version Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Professional is the latest version in Microsoft's line of Visual Studio Professional software.

3. You can transfer it to your new computer With this Visual Studio 2017 Professional, you can remove it from your old machine and install it on your new one.

4. Install on two computers You can install this Visual Studio 2017 Professional on two computers, as long as they are used primarily by one user and at least one of the computers is a laptop.

5. Perpetual License You pay once for the software and you can use it forever.

6. Microsoft confirmation This means that the legality of the software can never be disputed, making it ideal for software audits.

7. Available as a download and on disc Although the software comes as a download we can if you wish, download it for you, burn it onto a disc and mail it out to you. We won't charge for this, by the way.

8. Gives you peace of mind Do you sometimes lose things? Well, with this Visual Studio 2017 if you lose the software, you can always download it again from a Microsoft secure website.