Visual Studio 2005 Released!

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 has now been released to MSDN Subscribers. This is an unannounced, though not unexpected release, as it’s been predicted by a number of blogs recently. Only one small problem: The MSDN site is so busy it’s next to impossible to get any files to download. I’m going to keep trying, though I’m not too certain as to when I’ll get in.

Update: The only thing I”ve got so far is: “Error while initiating file transfer. Error Code = 11001. Please contact customer support.

Semi-Official Announcement

Update: After about 3 hours, I finally got in, and I’m now downloading Visual Studio 2005!