Over a million developers have joined DZone.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 RC Released!

·

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.

Topics:

Published at DZone with permission of Filip Ekberg, DZone MVB. See the original article here.

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

The best of DZone straight to your inbox.

SEE AN EXAMPLE
Please provide a valid email address.

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.
Subscribe

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}