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Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET Framework 4.5 Beta


Microsoft announced beta versions of Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5.

Compatibility with previous releases

.NET 4.5 is an in-place update of .NET 4 and provides very high app compatibility for all .NET 4 scenarios

You can install and use Visual Studio 11 Beta alongside Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Server Beta requires 64-bit versions of server operating systems when installing on Windows Server (see Visual Studio 11 Team Foundation Server Beta system requirements)



Metro Style App Project Templates

Metro style simulator

Remote debugging


Reduced toolbar commands

Simplified graphics

Comprehensive search

Workflow hubs

Preview Tabs

Download the Beta versions from here

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