Thursday, 1 March 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Visual Studio 11 Beta released

Hi folks,

I realize that this is a bit of an offside topic that is nevertheless of great interest for the Windows Embedded community.

Microsoft released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview so go ahead and download it form here! This is the second Windows 8 Beta version after the Windows 8 Developer Preview released in September 2011.

Please read my previous post about Windows 8 for technical details.

Along with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Microsoft also released a Beta version of the development tools: Visual Studio 11 Beta (download) as well as the .NET Framework 4.5 Beta (download). You can find information about what’s new in Visual Studio 11 Beta here.

Have fun!

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