Visual Studio 2012 Available Now

Updated news:

Visual Studio 2012 is available for download now from your MSDN account. 

Mark you calendar. 

The date is August 15. Visual Studio 2012 launch event.

Microsoft has announced that they have completed release to manufacturing (RTM) builds of Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Framework and will ship in four different flavours namely Visual Studio Professional, Visual Studio Premium, Visual Studio Test Professional and Visual Studio Ultimate.

"The engineering team is finished and is now preparing the build for our numerous distribution channels.” said Jason Zander, corporate vice president, Visual Studio at Microsoft.

According to S.Somasegar, corporate vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft, the Visual Studio 2012 bits will be available for download on August 15'th for all MSDN subscribers. Moreover, subscribers will be able to sign up for a free one year developer account for Windows Store coinciding with the release.

Visual Studio product team is also planning for a live online launch event on September 12 featuring Somasegar and Zander. The live online event will enable developers to learn more about all the new capabilities in Visual Studio 2012, said Zander.