The Visual Studio team is looking forward to the next version of Visual Studio 2008 later this year. Even with all of the excitement about Visual Studio 2008's upcoming release later this year, the team is looking to Roasrio as the next version.

You can track the progress on the Visual Studio Team System Code Name Rosario page on MSDN. You'll find links to an overview whitepaper and a the Rosario VPC (Virtual PC) image of the lastest community technology preview (CTP). In other words, you can preview what is coming in the version following 2008 now.

Some of the features you can look for include

  • project management improvements
  • improved bug reporting and tracking
  • test automation
  • quality metrics
  • integration of outsourced teams
  • process customization
  • and more

You can follow community discussions on the Visual Studio Rosario Forum too.

More Visual Studio Team System resources are available from the following Web sites: