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"The price is good.""There's a community edition that is absolutely free to use. It's pretty good.""The introduction of the Community Version allows some people to use it free of charge.""Our purchasing department pays a fair price for it."

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Top Answer: It is convenient to have all the development tools in one interface.
Top Answer: The company buys and pays for the product. I think our purchasing department gets a fair price for it. But the actual price is something I do not have any idea of.
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Overview
Visual Studio.NET is the umbrella that represents the key pieces of the .NET platform delivered from Microsoft, including the .NET Framework, the recently announced .NET Core, and a shared common layer of packages, compilers and runtime. Read this .NET blog post about the evolution of the platform and the different pieces that make .NET 2015.
Zend Studio – the PHP IDE for smarter development. It codes faster with up to 3X performance improvements in indexing, validation, searching of PHP code. It has superior PHP 7.1 support, PHP 7.1 express migration assistant, and seamless integration with Zend Server 9. It provides robust debugging capabilities with Xdebug, Zend Debugger, and Z-Ray integration. Zend Studio has an extensive plugin capabilities provided by the large Eclipse eco-system and supports for best-in-class dev tools including Docker and Git Flow Intelligent code editor. Deploy PHP applications on any server including cloud support for Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure and support for HiDPi displays - scale graphics (ala 4K resolution).
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Sample Customers
Knab, Hamburg Port Authority, Kecioren Municipality, National Instruments, Hamburg Port Authority, Government of Odisha, Kongsberg Maritime AS
CDS Global, EnglishCentral, BNP Paribas, Carlo Gavazzi, Sunstate Equipment, Novadex GmbH, CONFTEC, Marilan, Mediaspike, Cisco WebEx, Corvette America, Value Drug Mart Associates Ltd., Allied Beverage Group
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company56%
University11%
Consumer Goods Company11%
Computer Software Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider42%
Educational Organization13%
Computer Software Company13%
Media Company4%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise44%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft Visual Studio vs. Zend Studio and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
509,570 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Microsoft Visual Studio is ranked 1st in .NET Development Services with 7 reviews while Zend Studio is ranked 7th in .NET Development Services. Microsoft Visual Studio is rated 8.6, while Zend Studio is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Visual Studio writes "Great integrated debugger, offers lots of features, and is extremely stable". On the other hand, Microsoft Visual Studio is most compared with SharePoint Designer, Genero and Microsoft Silverlight, whereas Zend Studio is most compared with .

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