Now SharePoint developers can take advantage of enhanced support from Visual Studio 2010!  Visual Studio 2010 provides a wide array of project templates, designers and deployment infrastucture, making.NET developers more efficient and effective on SharePoint.  The project and item templates in Visual Studio 2010 allow you to efficiently create and update SharePoint items such as list instances, site definitions, list definitions, workflows, event receivers, Business Data Catalog models, and content types.

For step-by-step instructions for SharePoint development in Visual Studio, click here!