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Andy Neil
11/09/05 15:03
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#103505 - Free Microsoft "Express" Tools
I pass this on by way of information - I haven't tried any of it myself:

People quite frequently ask about connecting 8051s to PCs - which often entails writing some PC software.

Microsoft seem to be offering free "Express" versions of Visual BASIC, Visual C++ etc:

Microsoft said:
The Express Editions are an expansion of the Visual Studio and SQL Server product line to include lightweight, easy-to-use, and easy-to-learn tools for hobbyists, students, and novice developers who want to build dynamic Windows applications...

Note even restricted to non-commercial use:
Microsoft said:
there are no licensing restrictions for applications built using the Express Editions.

Microsoft said:
as long as you download Visual Studio Express on or before November 7th 2006, you will not have to pay for it.

List of 11 messages in thread
Free Microsoft "Express" Tools        Andy Neil      11/09/05 15:03      
   Finally      Steve M. Taylor      11/10/05 02:55      
      Really?      Robert Revens      11/11/05 04:54      
         "Personal edition"      Steve M. Taylor      11/11/05 07:22      
            With one major difference...      Robert Revens      11/11/05 11:13      
               keep watching      Steve M. Taylor      11/11/05 12:01      
               Educational use excluded?      Andy Neil      11/11/05 13:40      
            Whatever happened to "like a book"      Andy Neil      11/11/05 13:43      
               Kahn left      Steve M. Taylor      11/11/05 14:41      
                  Lazarus?      Andy Neil      11/11/05 17:11      
                     Lazarus      Steve M. Taylor      11/11/05 17:23      

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