Best place to get a MSDN license

Rupp said:
Where is the best place to get an MSDN subscription to 2005?

If you're looking for a "starter" copy of VS2005, you can get VS2005 "Express Editions" for free from Microsoft at:

If you're looking for an MSDN subscription, usually has good prices going. If you've owned any other developer tools, you might be able to get an inexpensive upgrade.

Also, you don't need VS2005 to program with .NET. You can download the .NET 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0 SDK for free--and then get a copy of "#develop" for free which you can use to create .NET software. It's available at: