back to article Microsoft to slash price of top-level MSDN subs for Visual Studio 2015

Microsoft is streamlining its service offerings for the forthcoming version of its Visual Studio IDE, cutting the prices of its high-end subscription levels in the process. When Visual Studio 2015 ships later this year, the software giant said on Tuesday, all current active subscribers to Visual Studio Professional 2013 with …

  1. gerdesj Silver badge

    Seems a bit pricey

    Can't remember how much I paid for vim, it was that long ago. I recall it being a bit of a bargain.

    1. thames

      Re: Seems a bit pricey

      Admit it. You downloaded your copy of Vim off of the Pirate Bay.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Perhaps they have realised

    ... that they have priced themselves out of the market, no one is buying their Dev Software and everyone is migrating to FOSS.

    1. dogged

      Re: Perhaps they have realised

      or perhaps you have no idea what you're talking about.

  3. Wade Burchette Silver badge

    What would be really great

    Microsoft, you know what would be really great? If you bring back TechNet subscription.

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