Visual Studio 2010 is a premier development environment used
to develop powerful .NET and ASP.NET based applications. However, developers
with low budget may not be able to purchase Visual Studio. Microsoft WebMatrix
is an excellent alternative to Visual Studio 2010, which is available free of
cost from Microsoft and it has immense possibilities if employed properly.
Moreover, it has the ability to deploy PHP based applications and WordPress
In order to work with WebMatrix, you can either learn its
usage on your own or make use of books. Introducing Microsoft WebMatrix by
Laurence Moroney is one of the latest titles published by Microsoft. The book
is divided into 16 chapters which examine all the concepts related to the
functionality of the tool.