Yes, you can use Express editions of Visual Studio and SQL Server to create personal and commercial code. These licensing terms are an agreement between you and Microsoft Corporation (or based on your place of residence, one of its related companies). They apply to the above software. The conditions also apply to all Microsoft services or updates for the software, except as long as they have different conditions. Do you have more than 1 developer? The developer is the user of the Visual Studio software, not the rest of your employees. And if you have multiple developers, everyone can download and install their own copy. The license says that you can`t install it on a terminal server or RDS and that multiple developers use the same computer and the same Visual Studio installation. I have 7 guys (including me) who basically use FDI to make console applications and web applications, let`s take a hypothetical case in which 4 employees have installed Visual Studio Express (I just finished buying Visual Studio Professional for each of them, so this is no longer a problem for me) and the other 3 have Professional Licenses From Visual Studio , I`m doing some kind of license violation using the Express Edition. I ask this question because that`s what one of Microsoft`s partners said here, they said, “You can`t use Visual Studio Express for any kind of development activity that is paid to you.” Visual Studio Express products are available free of charge and can be used for commercial production purposes subject to the licensing conditions of each product. The Express is really free.
It is not a 🙂 I would stop to wonder why you want to use it, because there are almost no cases where your company is not the big loser of VisualStudio. It is free because it is basically only useful for learning and making products that block you at a really high cost on the road. Development studios are free for any large platform. Don`t just jump into VS because you can get a free version. The odds are good, 99% of the time, you should run away. “A number of free development tools are also available, including Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8, Visual Studio Express 2012 for the Web, Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop and Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Phone 8.