So My last post was about will the be More programming jobs available from now onwards.Or the survival of programming fields.And good response for that, now let us have a look at what are the needed tools and resources if you are going to develop applications using .Net Framework.

Let us take into consideration that you are a newbie and don’t have lots of money to buy expensive softwares.
Therefore I am going to give you list of all free tools I used when I started development on .Net Framework.
And of-course + plus new must have tools.
1) Notepad ++(Lets say NP++), now If you are in development(Programming) field and don’t know about Notepad ++, please Google yourself .NP++ is an text editor which acts as a replacement to our sweet notepad in windows Operating System.But NP++ has been designed specially keeping in mind the programmers point of view. It supports every major programming language.It has line numbering like the IDE(Integrated Development Environment)ex. Turbo c++, Visual studio, Netbeans etc. It has multiple tabs support giving flexibility to work on multiple documents at a time.So must download for any platform.
2)Visual Studio express edition.  Now thats an offspring of   premier flagship IDE(integrated development environment) from Microsoft Visual studio. Supports 
Visual Basic  express
Visual c# express
Visual c++ express
Visual Web developer express.
Don’t forget to Register Visual studio freely: Procedure at the end of Post.
3) Visual Studio professional: Applicable only if you are able to verify student status.
4)Microsoft’s SQL server express: Database and Management tools
5)WebMatrix :WebMatrix is everything you need to build Web sites using Windows. It includes IIS Express (a development Web server), ASP.NET (a Web framework), and SQL Server Compact (an embedded database). It streamlines Web site development and makes it easy to start Web sites from popular open-source apps. The skills and code you develop with WebMatrix transition seamlessly to Visual Studio and SQL Server.
I had written posts for this software 
Don’t tell me you are a linux fan!!!
I have something for you
It is called Mono Project.

6)Mono project: Mono is a software platform designed to allow developers to easily create cross platform applications. It is an open source implementation of Microsoft’s .Net Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime. We feel that by embracing a successful, standardized software platform, we can lower the barriers to producing great applications for Linux.

Learning Resources:

First learning stop for any developer is 
Microsoft Virtual Academy
Learning about ASP.NET
MSDN Forums

Want more get in touch……….

Now how to register Visual studio.

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