Looks like after PDC just about everything about VB and VS 7 will be known
I guess MS PDC attendees (And I am one) will be getting a Pre-Alpha version
of Visual Studio 7 at the MS PDC July 11-14....
"Get training on the tools and system services introduced at Forum 2000, and
walk away with early releases of tools during the Microsoft Professional
Developers Conference 2000 in Orlando on July 11-14. "
"Maritz demonstrated a precursor to the first Visual Studio 7 alpha release,
which Microsoft plans to provide to attendees of its Professional Developers
Conference in mid-July. Visual Studio 7, which is now called Visual
Studio.Net, is slated to ship commercially in 2001.
Maritz highlighted the "drag and drop" development metaphor that Microsoft
is moving to with its next tool suite release. He showed the Visual Studio 7
toolbox that includes a variety of forms-based tools and Web services
components, such as a Passport authentication, billing, credit authorization
So unless they pull some pieces out of the build for PDC we will know just
about everything (unless something drastic happens) in just a couple of
Keith Franklin, MCSD
Senior Solution Developer Achitect
Empowered Software Solutions, Inc.
Microsoft Certified Solution Provider
Re: Looks like after PDC just about everything about VB and VS 7 will be known
> I guess MS PDC attendees will be getting a pre-alpha
> version of Visual Studio 7 at the MS PDC July 11-14...
Keith: I've heard it's post-alpha, pre-beta. There will also be a full-day
VS7 preview at VBITS Orlando. I don't know for sure, but I wouldn't be
surprised if VBITS attendees (and, eventually, MSDN Universal subscribers)
also receive a pre-release copy.
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