Microsoft just released SharePoint 2010 Beta 2!  Beta 2 will consist of build 14.0.4536.1000.  

For Beta 1 users only or partners running an earlier version e.g. 14.0.4514.1009 (Beta 2 Escrow), you can upgrade to Beta 2 by installing this update:  KB_COMING_SOON

Download your copy of SharePoint 2010 Beta 2 from MSDN Subscriptions
(Subscribers only at this point)


PLEASE REVIEW the hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2010.  These include cumulative updates and hotfixes for SharePoint 2010 to install properly

At last news, Beta 1 and Beta 2 will time-bomb (expire) on October 31, 2010.

Setting up a development workstation running SharePoint 2010

Summary of other great resources on SharePoint 2010

Official Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Website

SharePoint 2010 on MSDN 

SharePoint 2010 on TechNet

SharePoint 2010 Technical Articles on TechNet 

SharePoint Developer Center

SharePoint 2010 Development Hands On Labs