In-place won't work from 2000 Enterprise to 2005 Standard. Backup-Restore will work. So will the SQL 2005 "Copy Database" function, or Detach-Attach.
There are some things to make sure you do first, like check the upgrade wizard. I'm assuming you've gone through all that with Dev Edition, per your first post, so you should be good to go.
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