Application developers have never faced greater demands from their customers and challenges in shifting technologies. Customers are demanding business applications with user experiences that match the consumer applications they use outside of work, they want them to run on their devices and want them now. At the same time they are being asked to move to the cloud and realize the promised benefits of cost reduction and scalability improvements. All while keeping up to speed with the ever changing technology landscape. Visual Studio 2012 and .NET provides application developers the tools they need to meet these demands with the unmatched productivity you expect from Visual Studio.