Finally the moment developers have been waiting for....VS 11 Beta release! 

Developers around the world are excited to have the opportunity to get their hands on this amazing new software so they can start building Windows 8 Metro-style apps!  VS 11 supports five languages right out of the box: C#, Visual Basic, F#, C++ and JavaScript. 

Corporate President of the Microsoft Developer Division, S. Somasegar, said during a press briefing last week that VS 11 contains "hundreds  and hundreds of new features". Those features support the three "value propositions" behind VS11:

   1) Development of modern business and consumer applications, meaning primarily software for Windows 8/Metro-style applications

   2) A simplified and productive development environment

   3) Greater support for and integration of agile software methodologies.

 

Check out the following resources with downloads included: 


  Visual Studio 11 Beta [Download]

        
  Windows 8 Consumer Preview Announcement by Steven Sinofsky [Download]

 

Don't forget that Team Foundation Server 11 Beta and .NET Framework 4.5 Beta are also available for download!  MSDN Subscribers can access these releases directly from the MSDN Subscriber Download Page.

 

Happy Coding :)