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Hey, I just noticed that the first phase of the VS 2005 July Community Technology Preview (CTP) is available on the MSDN subscriber download site. Unfortunately, it looks like downloads for non-subscribers won't be available until phase 2. Here is the wording from the subscriber download page:
The Visual Studio 2005 July Community Technology Previews will be delivered in three phases during the month of July:
It looks like the Express editions in drop 2 will be available for free download, but the others will be in the subscriber section only.
The site http://channel9.msdn.com/ctpmadness/ has also been updated to provide a quick way to check compatibility issues between SQL 2005 builds and VS 2005 July CTP builds.