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Short Take: MS debuts Visual Studio

Microsoft has announced pricing for its Visual Studio 97 tools bundle, set to debut tomorrow. The Professional Edition of Visual Studio 97, which includes Visual Basic 5.0, Visual C++ 5.0, Visual J++ 1.1, Visual InterDev 1.0, and other tools, will be priced at $999, with a competitive upgrade price of $499. The Enterprise version of Visual Studio 97, which adds the SQL Server database and Microsoft Transaction Server, will cost $1,499, with a $999 upgrade. Detailed pricing info is posted to the company's Web site.

Microsoft has announced pricing for its Visual Studio 97 tools bundle, set to debut tomorrow. The Professional Edition of Visual Studio 97, which includes Visual Basic 5.0, Visual C++ 5.0, Visual J++ 1.1, Visual InterDev 1.0, and other tools, will be priced at $999, with a competitive upgrade price of $499. The Enterprise version of Visual Studio 97, which adds the SQL Server database and Microsoft Transaction Server, will cost $1,499, with a $999 upgrade. Detailed pricing info is posted to the company's Web site.