VS '05 & SQL '05 Express Editions Available Now FREE!
The Express Editions of Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 are now available for Free download. According to the site the Express Editions will be available for download for a period of 1 year. And the best part about the license agreement is there are no licensing restrictions that prohibit you from developing software with the Express Editions for commercial use.
Download Site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/