There are several different SKUs of Visual Studio available at each release cycle. Starting with Visual Studio 2013, Microsoft added a Community Edition as a free alternative to the Professional Edition for students, open source developers, and small teams. Alongside Visual Studio 2015, Microsoft has also added a cross-platform code editor named Visual Studio Code.
For developers, the following are the current offerings of Visual Studio 2015:
You may recall that previous versions of Visual Studio also included a Premium Edition and Ultimate Edition. These two have been merged into the Enterprise Edition.
For a high-level overview of the ...