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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Available

Just found out that Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is now available to all MSDN subscribers. According to Scott Hanselman it will be available to the General Public on Wednesday.

Here is the link to the download page (Login required):

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/securedownloads/default.aspx?pv=18%3a370 

The timing couldn’t have been better as I have just started working on some Workflows which need to go live next month.

According to Jeff Beehler there is also a Go Live license available.

One thing to mention is that there is no more Team Edition but rather an Ultimate Edition.

Am downloading as I write this so will write a follow up post soon about any install problems.

Update:

Edition Price
Visual Studio 2010 Pro / exc. MSDN Subscription $799
Visual Studio 2010 Professional
inc. MSDN
$1199
Visual Studio Premium 
inc. MSDN
$5469
Ultimate Visual Studio
inc. MSDN
$11924

Visual Studio Developer, Database, Architect & Test Editions have been officially dropped.

Based on this article here are the features for each edition. 

Edition Features
Visual Studio Professional IDE
Parallel Debugging
Core Features
Visual Studio Premium Code Analysis
Database Deployment
UI Testing
Test Impact Analysis
TFS Integration
Visual Studio Ultimate Everything in Premium +:
UML Tools
Historical Debugging
Manual Testing
Load Testing
Team Foundation Server

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