Visual Studio 2008 release date

At the Microsoft® Worldwide Partner Conference today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner announced that Windows Server® 2008, Visual Studio® 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server™ 2008 will launch together at an event in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2008, kicking off hundreds of launch events around the world.

Also in the works is Beta 2 for Visual Studio 2008, which should be available as a free download in the next three weeks and will also support a go-live license.