Visual Studio 2012 Official Virtual Launch Event to be held today

Microsoft is coming up with the official virtual launch event of their new product Visual Studio 11 today on 12th September 2012. The release candidate version of VS2012 was already officially available on Microsoft’s website and it had been used and tested widely by several application developers throughout the world. Seeing the immense success of their new version of Visual Studio the Company announced the official launch today at 10 p.m(IST)

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 is officially getting launched today 12th September 2012 for the public use at 10 p.m(IST). The wait of all the customers who have been using the Release Candidate version of Visual Studio 11 will now be over. All Visual Studio 11 lovers would now be able to purchase a licenced version of Visual Studio 2012, the newly launched advanced development tool .

For application developers working on the technology .NET the new version Visual Studio 11 would be a boon. Some of the new and great features that are included in VS2012 are:

  • Templates for creating Metro Style application using VB, C# and Java Script

  • A feature called Code Clone Analysis. This feature would help in finding the duplicate codes and then removing them.

  • It also includes an integration feature to provide close integration among Team Foundation Servers.

Need for new version of Visual Studio i.e VS2012

With the development of modern applications and advancements in data centers, the way of application development is also changing very fast. To keep pace with the new world of applications the software application development lifecycle also has to change. Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 would provide with a fast, continuous and quality application development tool for the new generation.
In one of the blogs by the Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Visual Studio team, Mr. Jason Zander has very nicely explained the need and top 12 reasons for using Visual Studio 2012. Some of those features I would discuss here in brief:

  • The world is changing and so are the operating systems. Most of you must be aware that Microsoft has come up with a new operating system Windows 8. Visual Studio 2012 provides you with all the advanced development tools needed for creating and designing great applications to run on Windows 8.

  • You can now develop amazing web applications with Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5. VS 2012 includes all the latest advancements in the Asp.Net technology and provides you with several templates to design a web application.

  • Visual Studio 2012 comes up with the latest development tools and emulator to help you in creating latest applications for Windows 8 phones.

  • Developing latest cloud services will also become very easy through the improvements in the Visual Studio 2012 cloud developing tools for developing applications for Windows Azure.

  • Several other features are integrated in VS 2012 for development of business applications as well as 3D game applications

  • The coding in Visual Studio 2012 will become very easy with the new enhancements in the coding language libraries with the .Net 4.5 framework

  • Last but not the least, it comes with enhanced performance and compatibility to collaborate with projects using VS 2010 SP1.

Attend the Visual Studio 2012 Virtual Launch Event

It is good news for all the techies that Microsoft is organising the Launch of Visual Studio 2012 online. So now anyone from anywhere in the world can attend the Visual Studio 2012 Virtual Launch Event tonight (12th sept) at 9.30 a.m(PSD). So just finish off all your work and reach home fast to attend this big exciting event. All you have to do is add the launch date from Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 official launch page to your calendar so that you don't forget and wait for the event to start.


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