Visual Studio 2012
Welcome to Visual Studio 2012, a family of products, tools, and technologies that you can use to build powerful, high-performance apps. You can use the resources in this topic to learn how to create Windows Store apps, in addition to desktop, web, phone, and game-console apps, in this release of Visual Studio.
Visual Studio 2012 is no longer available for download without an MSDN subscription. You can find Visual Studio downloads here:
Learn how to create applications by using Visual Studio 2012:
Learn about new features in Visual Studio 2012:
Get code samples for Visual Studio 2012:
Learn about features in Visual Studio by watching How Do I? Videos on MSDN.
Watch screencasts and interviews with members of the Visual Studio product team on Channel 9.
Visit the Visual Studio vNext Forums to ask questions about Visual Studio 2012 and the .NET Framework 4.5.
MSDN Developer Centers
Visit the Developer Centers on MSDN to find code samples, videos, community sites, documentation, and other resources.
patterns & practices
Get recommendations about how to design and develop custom apps by using Microsoft products and technologies.
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