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A new Visual Studio 2012 RC ALM Virtual Machine lets you try out the seven main scenarios supported by Visual Studio 2012. You also get 18 hands-on-labs / demo scripts and another 11 scenarios which were introduced in Visual Studio 2010. The virtual machine provides a single virtual environment for learning about or demonstrating a wide range of ALM capabilities.
You can download and install the RC of Visual Studio 2012 (and Team Foundation Server 2012, .NET Framework 4.5, etc.) and even use it in production with our “go live” license. But if you would like a fast way to understand what is new for application lifecycle management in this release, this virtual machine is pre-configured with all of the necessary software and sample data for you.
Learn more in Brian Keller’s blog post Visual Studio 2012 Application Lifecycle Management Virtual Machine and Hands-on-Labs / Demo Scripts.
Visual Studio 2012 is a comprehensive family of products for every organization, team and individual developer that wants to modernize or create exciting apps. Visual Studio 2012 also simplifies the product family by integrating capabilities that were previously available in separate products and bringing exciting new capabilities to every edition.
Get Visual Studio 2012 RC today and start preparing for the next generation of development. You can't predict the future, but you can get there first.
Bruce D. Kyle Technical Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation