Be More Productive
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 gives you a complete set of project templates, designers, and packaging tools for SharePoint 2010 solutions. Plus, you can install SharePoint 2010 on Microsoft Windows 7, making it easier than ever to develop SharePoint applications.
Fully Use Platform Services
SharePoint 2010 helps you build powerful business solutions using new features such as Language Integrated Query (LINQ) to SharePoint, OData Services, and the Client Object Model. You also can use Business Connectivity Services to pull external data, complete with read/write capability, into SharePoint 2010.
Deploy and Monitor Flexible Solutions
SharePoint 2010 delivers on the promise of flexible deployment options: Use Sandbox Solutions to limit code CPU time, Microsoft SQL Server execution time, and exception handling. Take advantage of the Microsoft Silverlight Web Part and the Client Object Model to offload custom code from the server. Plus, use these same technologies to deploy custom code to SharePoint Online.