Developers with Professional and Enterprise typically also have a related MSDN subscription. This subscription gives you development access to Microsoft tools such as TFS or Visual Studio Online (VSO). MSDN benefits are different between Professional and Enterprise. The latter provides developer access to nearly all Microsoft software and operating systems including SharePoint, Exchange, Office, Dynamics, BizTalk, and more. Professional with MSDN, however, only provides access to TFS, Windows Server, and SQL Server.

MSDN subscribers also have training benefits, access to deployment planning services, and monthly credits to allow Azure application hosting ($50 / month Azure credit for Professional subscribers and $150 / month for Enterprise). ...

Get Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.