"On Wednesday Microsoft announced that Visual Studio 2012 and the .NET Framework 4.5 are build complete and will be released to Microsoft-focused developers starting Aug. 15.
The company made the announcement in the blog of Jason Zander, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President for Visual Studio. "The engineering team is finished and is now preparing the build for our numerous distribution channels," he wrote. The official launch of Visual Studio 2012 is set for Sept. 12."