Microsoft sets 22nd March as the release date for Visual Studio 2010

Microsoft has just announced the release date for Visual Studio 2010. Users will be able to get their hands on the final version of Visual Studio 2010 on 22nd March 2010. On a related note, Microsoft has also announced that the Beta 2 of Visual Studio 2010 and Dot Net Framework 4 has been made available to MSDN subscribers. Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and Dot Net framework 4 Beta 2 will be made available to the general public on 21st October.

Visual Studio 2010 brings:

  • Tools for Windows 7 and SharePoint 2010
  • drag-and-drop bindings with Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • The inclusion of the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR) for programming with scripting languages
  • Parallel programming support