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Visual Studio 2008 Is Imminent
Written by Gizmo   
Sunday, 18 November 2007 21:52

By Darryl K. Taft

Microsoft has signed off on Visual Studio 2008 and is expected to release it early next week—on Nov. 19, sources said.

Earlier this month Microsoft committed to ship Visual Studio 2008, formerly code-named Orcas, by the end of November. The company is making good on that commitment and is expected to have Visual Studio RTM (release to manufacturing) on Nov. 19, according to sources and Microsoft blogs. The tool-set will be available on the MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network).

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According to the MSDN Subscriptions WebLog, an ongoing blog run by the managers of the online and offline MSDN Subscription program, the release of the software is imminent. "Visual Studio 2008 is anticipated out early next week, with availability for subscribers," the MSDN blog said in a late-night post on Nov. 16. "Check out the 'Top Subscriber Downloads' area on for VS 2008 downloads."

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