Today, Microsoft has Announced that Beta Versions For Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5 will be made available on the 29th of February. Consumer Preview of Windows 8 is also expected in this event.
As per Microsoft states, “Visual Studio 11” provides an integrated development experience that seamlessly spans the entire lifecycle of software creation — from architecture and user interface design to code creation, insight and analysis, deployment, testing, and validation. Visual Studio application lifecycle management (ALM) capabilities help project stakeholders work together at every step in the development cycle to deliver high-quality applications.With.NET Framework 4.5, Microsoft .NET has been enhanced significantly to enable developers to be as productive as possible while building rich, reliable and high-performance software in managed code.
|Visual Studio 11 Screenshot|
In addition to Beta, Microsoft is announcing Team Foundation Server Express, which is a great way to try out TFS. TFS Express includes core developer features, such as Source Code Control, Work Item Tracking, Build Automation and Agile Taskboard, and is available for free to individuals and teams of up to five members.And Most noticeably, the languages that Visual Studio 11 supports are exactly the languages that can be used to Metro Style Apps, the new form of application that Microsoft is pushing in Windows 8.
Anyway let us wait till February 29 and see what has actually arrived in Visual Studio's Latest Beta Version.