Visual Basic Improvements in Visual Studio 11 (visualstudiomagazine.com)
Visual Basic Improvements in Visual Studio 11. One of the primary themes in Windows 8 is availability over a wide range of hardware platforms, from low-power smartphones to portable tablets to desktop PCs. Windows 8 will have the Metro mode — very similar in behavior and appearance to Windows Phone 7 — that will run across all the platforms, plus the Desktop mode that will run only on those platforms that can support it. (Continue reading at visualstudiomagazine.com)
My Two Cents: Nice article on some of the new features in this pre-release of Visual Studio 11. I hear the release date is either 2nd quarter or 3rd quarter of this year. Does this mean Windows 8 is getting ready to be launched too? We will see!