Difference between standard and pro version of visual studio

Could someone give be a brief summary of the additions in visual studio pro compared to the standard edition.

We have an application that we employed a developer to write for us and we now wish to continue development (mostly minor tweaks) in house.
The application uses a database but only a local access one and not MSSQL.
It also uploads data using ftp.
We wont have any need for visual sourcesafe as there will only be 1 or possibly 2 people using it.

I suspect MSSQL is something you only get in the pro version but what about ftp?
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Jorge PaulinoIT Pro/DeveloperCommented:
Hello grblades,

Here is the product comparison chart from MS regarding the different Visual Studio editions.
I dont know if you have already seen it, but it might come in handy.


Personally i think that FTP is included in all versions, as windows itsself is capable of handling FTP.

Kind regards,
grbladesAuthor Commented:
Do you know what the SQL limitations are in the standard version?

Do you also know what the 'User experience' section means?
Jorge PaulinoIT Pro/DeveloperCommented:
Pro version has SQL integrated on the application. Easy to connect, to bound (combobox, datagridview, ...), etc.

One of the big advantages of the pro version.


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