Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 RC Released!

Posted by Filip Ekberg on 31 May 2012

I just wanted to make a short post about some very exciting news, Visual Studio 2012!

Visual Studio 2012 RC was just released and can be downloaded together with .NET 4.5!

So it seems the name changed from the "code name" Visual Studio 11 to Visual Studio 2012, not too surprising.

Let the installation begin!

Here are some screenshots from the installation process:

Once Visual Studio 2012 RC is installed, you can fire it up and start coding! It will require at least one reboot during the installation process.

Below are some screenshots from Visual Studio 2012 and as you can see, they've listed to the public and added at least some color to the icons.

Start screen of Visual Studio 2012

New project window

Running a Windows 8 Metro Applicaiton in the simulator

I am currently running Visual Studio 2012 RC in the Windows 8 Release Preview which was released at the same time as Visual Studio 2012 RC.

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