In the first half of 2006, I was commissioned to design a brand new system using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers as the integrated development environment. The system was based on ASP.NET 2.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 technologies, and the tool and the technologies performed well. But on the database side, we had to adopt some practices that would not have been necessary had the most recent edition of Visual Studionamely Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionalsbeen available.
In this article, I'll introduce some of the new features of this Visual Studio edition, paying particular attention to those features that would have been most beneficial to our project team.
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