Developer Preview of Microsoft Visual Studio 11 and ASP.NET 4.5 (vNext) is released and is available for download. We already posted about the .NET 4.5 dev prev. download links & here is Visual Studio 11 Dev Prev. Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview is an integrated development environment that seamlessly spans the entire life cycle of software creation, including architecture, user interface design, code creation, code insight and analysis, code deployment, testing, and validation.
Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview is prerelease software and should not be used in production scenarios.
This preview enables you to test updates and improvements made since Visual Studio 2010, including the following:
- Support for the most advanced platforms from Microsoft, including Windows 8 and Windows Azure, as well as a host of language enhancements.
- New features such as code clone detection, code review workflow, enhanced unit testing, lightweight requirements, production intelliTrace™, exploratory testing, and fast context switching.
Note: This prerelease software expires on June 30, 2012. And for developing metro apps you must install this on Windows 8 Developer Preview with developer tools, 64-bit as on other preview versions development is not supported.
Download Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview: Web Installer | ISO image