sl_nicepackageMicrosoft’s new Microsoft Express site offers all free development tools at once place. Previously you may miss to know about any free product that you may need for development because they were not centralized at one place. Free download tools include:

  • Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition
  • Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
  • Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition
  • Visual Wed Developer 2008 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Edition

The website also has other resources like training kits and video tutorials which include :

  • Visual Studio 2010 Training Kit
  • Windows' target='_blank'>Azure Tools for  Visual Studio
  • Facebook Developers Kit