Cool! it's finally out! Go download the latest version of Visual Studio here : http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa700831.aspx

or go to the direct download links below:

  • Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition Beta 2
  • Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition Beta 2
  • Visual Studio Team System 2008 - Team Suite Beta 2
  • Visual Studio Team System 2008 - Team Foundation Server Beta 2
  • Visual Studio Team System 2008 - Test Load Agent Beta 2
  • MSDN Library for Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2
  • VPC Images:

  • Visual Studio Team System 2008 - Team Suite Beta 2 VPC
  • Visual Studio Team System 2008 - Team Suite & Team Foundation Server Beta 2 VPC
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    here's what's new for device developers in Visual Studio 2008:

    • Unit Testing for Devices
    • Device Configuration Manager
    • Device Certificate Manager
    • Device Emulator 3.0
    • Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK in the box
    • .NET Compact Framework 2.0 sp2 and 3.5
    • Updated Native Compilers and MFC Libraries
    • Managed CoreCon Wrapper