Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET 4.5 Beta are planned to be released  in just a few days, on February 29th, 2012.  For more detail refer to the following links

 

S. Somasegar Blog

The Road to Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET Framework 4.5 Beta

Jason Zander Blog

Sneak Preview of Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5 Beta

Brian Harry Blog

Coming Soon: Team Foundation Server Express

Visual Studio Team Website

Introducing the New Developer Experience – Part 1

Visual Studio Marketing Site

Learn more about Visual Studio 11 Beta – Home Page (after Feb 29)

Visual Studio Marketing Site

Learn more about Visual Studio 11 Beta – What’s New (after Feb 29)

Visual Studio Marketing Site

Learn more about Visual Studio 11 Beta  - Go Live details (after Feb 29)

 

Terry Clancy

Developer Audience Marketing Manager

 

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