I need to rapidly convert an Access Application (database + forms) to ASP.Net / C# - are there benefits in Visual Studio 2008 over VS2005 (e.g. LINQ) which would help me complete the project quickly? I currently have VS2005 but want to know if it's worth upgrading to VS2008.
There are 30 or so tables and 40 or so forms, plus some common code files (modules). The database will be transferred to SQL Server 2005 (somehow!?).
The functionality does not need to change in a major way, but it needs to become a web site application.