The Release Candidate is now available and the name for Visual Studio 11 is announced as Visual Studio 2012, complete with a new logo:


Loads of updates included in this, with a couple that I’d highlight:

1. You don’t need to uninstall the Beta – the RC will update your Beta.

2. The User Interface has been updated following feedback from the Beta:


Useful resources:

Jason Zander’s post, with a load of background on what’s new.

Brian Harry’s post, with more details on what’s new.

Visual Studio 2012 RC downloads.

A summary of what’s changed between the Beta and the RC.

Get downloading!