Installing Visual Studio 2015

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Feature Comparison

The following table is a feature comparison between the three editions of Visual Studio 2015.

Features Community Professional Enterprise
Debugging and Diagnostics
IntelliTrace in Production No No Yes
IntelliTrace (Historical Debugging) No No Yes
IntelliTrace Performance Indicators No No Yes
Code Metrics Yes Yes Yes
.NET Memory Dump Analysis No No Yes
Graphics Debugging Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Web Debugging (Page Inspector) Yes Yes Yes
Browser Link Yes Yes Yes
Static Code Analysis Yes Yes Yes
Code Map Debugger Integration No No Yes
Debugger Yes Yes Yes
Performance and Diagnostics Hub Yes Yes Yes 1
Windows Simulator Yes Yes Yes
Windows Phone Emulator Yes Yes Yes
Visual Studio Emulator for Android Yes Yes Yes
Testing Tools
Web Load & Performance Testing No No Yes
IntelliTest No No Yes
Microsoft Fakes (Unit Test Isolation) No No Yes
Code Coverage No No Yes
Coded UI Testing No No Yes
Manual Testing No No Yes
Exploratory Testing No No Yes
Test Case Management No No Yes
Fast-forward for Manual Testing No No Yes
Extensible Testing Framework Yes Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes Yes
Integrated Development Environment
CodeLens No Yes Yes
Peek Definition Yes Yes Yes
Code Clone No No Yes
Refactoring Yes Yes Yes
One-Click Web Deployment Yes Yes Yes
Extensible Environment Yes Yes Yes
Model Resource Viewer Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Targeting Yes Yes Yes
Blend Yes Yes Yes 2
JavaScript and jQuery Support Yes Yes Yes
Project & Solution Compatibility with Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and Visual Studio 2012 Yes Yes Yes
Development Platform Support
Windows Desktop Yes Yes Yes
Windows Phone and Store Apps Yes Yes Yes
Universal Windows Apps Yes Yes Yes
Web (ASP.NET) Yes Yes Yes
Office 365, Office, and SharePoint Yes 11 Yes Yes
Office 365 Cloud Business Apps Yes 11 Yes Yes
Business Applications (LightSwitch) Yes 11 Yes Yes
Cloud (Microsoft Azure) Yes Yes Yes
SQL Server (SSDT) Yes Yes Yes
Apache Cordova Yes Yes Yes
C++ Cross-Platform Library Development Yes Yes Yes
Python Yes Yes Yes
Node.js Yes Yes Yes
Architecture and Modeling
Architectural Layer Diagrams No No Yes
Architecture Validation No No Yes
UML® 2.0 Compliant Diagrams (Activity, Use Case, Sequence, Class, and Component) No No Yes
Visualize solutions with Dependency Graphs and Code Maps Yes 4 Yes 4 Yes
Lab Management
Virtual environment setup & teardown No No Yes
Provision environment from template No No Yes
Checkpoint environment No No Yes
Team Foundation Server
Web-based Test Execution No Yes Yes
Web-based Test Case Management No No Yes
Agile Portfolio Management No Yes Yes
Team (Chat) Rooms No Yes Yes
Work Item Charting No Yes 3 Yes
Request and Manage Feedback No No Yes
Release Management No No Yes
Backlog Management No Yes Yes
Sprint Planning No Yes Yes
Kanban board No Yes Yes
Agile Task boards No Yes Yes
SharePoint5 integration (Team Project Portal) No Yes Yes
Reporting & BI No Yes Yes
Project and Project Server6 integration No Yes Yes
System Center7 integration No Yes Yes
Version Control using TFVC Repositories No Yes Yes
Version Control using Git-based Repositories No Yes Yes
Code comments on Changesets or Git commits No Yes Yes
Work Item Tracking No Yes Yes
Build Automation No Yes Yes
Visual Studio Online services
Cloud-based Web Load and Performance Testing No No Yes 8
Web-based Test Execution Yes 10 Yes Yes
Web-based Test Case Management No No Yes
Agile Portfolio Management Yes 10 Yes Yes
Team (Chat) Rooms Yes 10 Yes Yes
Work Item Charting Yes 10 Yes Yes
Request and Manage Feedback No No Yes
Backlog Management Yes 10 Yes Yes
Sprint Planning Yes 10 Yes Yes
Kanban board Yes 10 Yes Yes
Agile Task boards Yes 10 Yes Yes
Version Control using TFVC Repositories Yes 10 Yes Yes
Version Control using Git-based Repositories Yes 10 Yes Yes
Code comments on Changesets or Git commits Yes 10 Yes Yes
Work Item Tracking Yes 10 Yes Yes
Build Automation Yes 10 Yes Yes
Collaboration Tools
PowerPoint Storyboarding Yes Yes Yes
Code Review Yes Yes Yes
Task Suspend/Resume Yes Yes Yes
Team Explorer Yes Yes Yes
Team Explorer Everywhere (third-party development tools support) Yes Yes Yes
Supported Usage Scenarios
Individual Developers Yes Yes Yes
Classroom Learning Yes Yes Yes
Academic Research Yes Yes Yes
Contributing to Open Source Projects Yes Yes Yes
Non-enterprise organizations9, for up to 5 users Yes Yes Yes
Enterprise No Yes Yes
Features Community Professional Enterprise
  1. Includes Tier Interaction Profiling
  2. Includes SketchFlow
  3. Read-Only
  4. Read-Only diagrams
  5. Microsoft SharePoint Server is licensed separately
  6. Microsoft Project and Project Server are licensed separately
  7. Microsoft System Center is licensed separately
  8. Usage above your monthly allotment billed to your Microsoft Azure subscription
  9. Enterprise organizations are defined as >250 PCs or > $1 Million US Dollars in annual revenue
  10. Free for the first 5 users, see Visual Studio Online product page for details
  11. Requires installation of the Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015

Source: Microsoft


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