Microsoft unveils its Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4 and Silverlight 4 today. “In the new versions of Visual Studio, .NET, and Silverlight there r hundreds of new features, new functionalities and benefits that improve the development lifecycle from design to deployment.

If you’re an ASP.NET developer, here’s what you can expect in VS 2010:

  • .NET 4.0 — the latest edition of the framework
  • integrated Silverlight development
  • MS Office programmability in C#
  • code analysis to help you avoid common errors
  • F# (F-Sharp), a new language which supports more than one programming paradigm. Syntactically, it looks a little Pythonesque, but I’m no Python expert so please feel free to ridicule me below!
  • parallel programming tools
  • team collaboration facilities
  • a clearer, less cluttered IDE with better multi-monitor support